Lo'Mas Lit Book Club is back in 2022! Lo'Mas Lit Book Club is a reading group, a book club, a discussion zone, quarantine-era hangout time for youth ages 14–21. Started in Summer 2020, this book club has brought together teens from across the Uptown Manhattan neighborhood and across the country. Join us to discuss new writing with other avid readers. Meetings will be held every other Friday at 5pm from February to June 2022.
When We Make It by Elisabet Velasquez
February 4, February 18, March 4
A Snake Falls To Earth by Darcie Little Badger
March 18, April 1, April 8
Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga
April 29, May 13, May 27
High Spirits by Camille Gomera-Tavarez
June 10, June 24, and one final in-person meetup TBD
So that we can have great discussions about the books, bringing all our different perspectives to the group, attendance is very important! After registration closes, we will send the first book to eligible participants. Additional books will be sent to those who attend consistently!
FACILITATORS: Marilyn Ramirez & Memphis Washington
PUBLIC EVENTS & WORKSHOPS:
Past editions of Lo'Mas Lit have involved author events. More details TBD.
Register for the book club by February 4, 2022. We encourage early registration to receive your books before the meetings.
Lo'Mas Lit Book Club is presented collaboratively by Word Up Community Bookshop and co-curator Angie Cruz, is made possible in part with funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.