Past Events

Mother/land Poetry Reading

10/18/2021 - 7:00pm

The Songs We Write: An Afternoon of Live Original Music @ Word Up

10/17/2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Una conversación sobre justicia social y cultura - Primera Feria Cultural y XXI del Libro Dominicano

10/17/2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Special Story Time: TRAVEL CON LOLA w/ coauthors Jessenia & Natalie Rios

10/15/2021 - 10:00am

Doodle & Donate Draw-Off

10/14/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Acrobat Poetry Reading with Nandana Dev Sen (in-person)

10/09/2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

that's walking you get: a book promenade on the highbridge

10/09/2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Word Up @ MetFest

10/02/2021 - 12:00pm to 5:30pm

[cancelled] FRED & ME: Virtual reading by Allan Goldstein

09/29/2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm


09/20/2021 - 7:00pm

Zine Workshop w/ Sabrina Sims @ Lo'Mas Lit Book Club

09/15/2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

A LOT LIKE ADIOS Virtual Launch with Alexis Daria & Arianna Davis

09/14/2021 - 7:00pm

The Songs We Write - An Afternoon of Live Original Music

09/12/2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Back to School Giveaway @ Word Up

09/10/2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The Perzine is Political: Jenna Freedman Talks Perzines

09/01/2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Multilingual Create-a-Play! presented by Jugando N Play & Word Up

08/30/2021 - 3:00pm to 09/03/2021 - 4:30pm

Gente Healing in the Park

08/29/2021 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

Virtual Launch — BIG APPLE DIARIES with Alyssa Bermudez & Remy Lai

08/19/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Better Daily Self-Care Habits with Dr. Cicely Horsham-Brathwaite

08/17/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Morris-Jumel Mansion Family Day: Story Time with Dabrali Diaz

08/14/2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Youth Block Party @ 182nd Street

08/13/2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Story Time w/ Rachael Harrington @ Morris-Jumel Mansion | Hora de Cuentos c/ Rachael Harrington @ Morris-Jumel Mansion

08/12/2021 - 10:00am

Rise Up: Be Resilient Reading & Workshop

08/05/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

In Person Story Time | Hora de Cuentos with Sindy Castro from Jugando N Play

08/03/2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

The Songs We Write - An Afternoon of Live Original Music

07/25/2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Special Story Time with Megan Madison & Jessica Ralli

07/21/2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Jugando N Play presents The Neighbors - Los Vecinos - Las Vecinas

07/17/2021 - 2:30pm

Word Up Environmental Program 2021, 4th-7th Grades

07/13/2021 - 3:30pm to 08/06/2021 - 5:30pm

Special Outdoor Story Time with Robert Croll

07/01/2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

IN THE HEIGHTS In-Person Book Signing @ Word Up

06/30/2021 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Q & T Community Writers Group Meet Up

06/27/2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Black Magic Book Club X Word Up SEASON ONE 6/27

06/27/2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Dominicanas Fuera de Serie Book Talk

06/22/2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Word Up's 10th Birthday Party

06/18/2021 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

Dominicana - Lanzamiento de libro, virtual / Virtual Book Launch

06/16/2021 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

IN THE HEIGHTS Virtual Book Launch Event

06/15/2021 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Jerry Craft and Eric Vetter: Two Kids from the Heights

06/14/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Queen of All Outdoor Book Launch and Signing with Anya Leigh Josephs

06/10/2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Celebrando Más allá: Julia Alvarez, Alma Cuervo, Mercedes Guhl, & Roseann Lake

06/09/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

The Current Podcast: Yusef Salaam, Reuben Jonathan Miller, & Sylvia A. Harvey

06/08/2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

The Songs We Write: An Afternoon of Live Original Music

06/06/2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Story Time: THE COT IN THE LIVING ROOM with Hilda Eunice Burgos & Gaby D'Alessandro

06/05/2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Hastings-on-Hudson Multicultural Book Fair 2021

06/03/2021 - 8:30am to 06/05/2021 - 3:00pm

Young Readers Book Talk: The League of Ursus Series with local author Robert Repino

05/27/2021 - 3:15pm


05/25/2021 - 4:30pm


05/22/2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Book Talk: Almost American Girl with Robin Ha & Ellen Lindner

05/21/2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

PEN World Voices Festival: GRAPHICS WITH GUTS

05/19/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

El Gran Combo 2021: Non-Fiction Edition

05/10/2021 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Things to Pack on the Way to Everywhere: A Celebration of Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta's New Book!

05/08/2021 - 6:00pm

Story Time: Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race with Megan Madison

05/08/2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Reading & Talk: Aimee Nezhukumatathil & Peggy Robles-Alvarado

05/07/2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wild Seed Book Talk with Sharon De La Cruz & Winser Espinal

05/06/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Book Launch: The Power of Style - Panel & Drag Performance

04/30/2021 - 7:00pm

Game Night with the 4 Chicas to Celebrate the Release of Anchored Hearts!

04/28/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Uptown March in Solidarity With Asians in America: Black, Brown, Asian, White, People of the World Unite

04/25/2021 - 12:00pm

National Antiracist Book Festival presents On Racial Capitalism with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and Marcia Chatelain

04/24/2021 - 3:00pm

Independent Bookstore Day @ Word Up: Outdoor Sale & Sign-Making

04/24/2021 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Earth Day Story Time in collaboration with DPWH

04/24/2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

THE CHANCE TO FLY: A conversation with authors Ali Stroker and Stacy Davidowitz

04/23/2021 - 6:30pm

Word Up Virtual Story Time | Hora de cuentos

04/17/2021 - 4:30pm to 06/19/2021 - 5:30pm

Story Time - The Death of Cupcake: A Child’s Experience with Loss

04/17/2021 - 11:00am

El Gran Combo 2021

04/16/2021 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Story Time: Nana Akua Goes to School with Patricia Elam

04/10/2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Book Talk: Forgiving Stephen Redmond with A.J. Sidransky & Led Black

04/06/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Un Avión de Papel: Taller de escritura creativa en español para adultos

04/06/2021 - 6:30pm

Virtual Event: Laksa Noodles w. Native Noodles & QNM

04/05/2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Un Avión de Papel: Taller de escritura creativa en español para jóvenes

04/05/2021 - 6:00pm

Story Time: Eldie makes new friends! / Eldie hace nuevos amigos!

04/03/2021 - 11:00am

Gabriela Garcia & Roxane Gay in conversation

04/01/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Show Up for Asians/AAPI! A Vigil for Uptown Solidarity

03/30/2021 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers by Juliet Menéndez

03/24/2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

COVID Self-Testing Pop-Up Site

03/15/2021 - 9:30am to 04/29/2021 - 4:00pm

The Songs We Write: An Afternoon of Live Original Music

03/07/2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Celebrating 27 Years of No Name

02/26/2021 - 7:00pm

Word Up presents Ellen Hagan & Renée Watson

02/25/2021 - 7:00pm

Blooming Fiascoes Book Party with Ellen Hagan & Special Guests

02/19/2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Narrating Practice with Children and Adolescents with Mery Diaz & Ben Shepard

02/18/2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

that's what you get book launch

02/12/2021 - 7:00pm

DO Mayor: Una noche entre letras y acordes - Lanzamiento Virtual

02/11/2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Scholastic Parents Night: Keeping Kids Engaged as Readers

02/10/2021 - 7:00pm

Storytime & Book Launch: ¡Pequeña María descubre su baile! / Little María discovers her dance!

02/06/2021 - 11:00am to 11:45am

Paola Mendoza & Abby Sher in Conversation

02/05/2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Bilingual Book Release: Kiara and the Virus / Kiara y el virus

02/04/2021 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Book Talk: Fictions of America with Uli Baer and Smaran Dayal

01/31/2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Word Up Bookmark Series: Translation & Advocacy with Julia Sanches and Umair Kazi

01/24/2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

A Caribbean Tertulia: Reading & Discussion

01/22/2021 - 7:00pm

MJM Virtual Parlor Chat: A Conversation and Poetry Reading with Storyteller Roberto Carlos Garcia

01/19/2021 - 7:00pm

Word Up Coat & Gift Card Drive

12/12/2020 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

The Songs We Write: An Afternoon of Live Original Music

12/06/2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

CLOTH/It's All in the Heights presents How to Give Gifts without Breaking the Planet with Sandra Goldmark (FIXATION)

12/05/2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

LIBeración & Uptown Reads con/with María Hinojosa - Una vez fui tú/Once I Was You

12/04/2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Dominican Studies Association Conference 2020 featuring Word Up

12/04/2020 - 1:00pm to 12/05/2020 - 2:00pm

ASYLUM: A Child's Perspective and an Adult's Perspective

12/03/2020 - 6:00pm

Bilingual Story Time: If Dominican Were A Color/ Si Quisqueya Fuera Un Color

11/21/2020 - 11:00am to 11:45am

Presentación de libro: Claudia Prado

11/15/2020 - 5:30pm

The Dynamite Community Kitchen: Asopao de Garbanzos (Puerto Rican Style Rice & Chickpea Stew) with Alejandra Ramos

11/15/2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity

11/10/2020 - 6:00pm

STORYTIME: Pam Laskin & Elizabeth Balaguer's MY SECRET WISH

11/08/2020 - 3:00pm

CLOTH / It's All in the Heights Book Club: Love Is Powerful by Heather Dean Brewer, with Mari Diop

11/07/2020 - 2:00pm

Día de Muertos: Community Altar Building and Food Drive

11/01/2020 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Fall Comix Lecture Series @ Word Up

11/01/2020 - 1:00pm to 11/22/2020 - 1:00pm

Halloween 2020 @ Word Up

10/31/2020 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Growing Up in NYC: YA Authors Ed Lin & Lilliam Rivera Reading and Discussion

10/30/2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Inquietud/ Disquiet Spanish language writing workshop

10/21/2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Music for Strings and Community: Social Distancing Music-Making Sessions

10/17/2020 - 2:00pm to 10/24/2020 - 2:00pm

Scholastic Parents Night

10/14/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

andPlay (in) Conversation with Carolyn Chen

10/11/2020 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm

DWA presents LatiNext: The Dominican Edition

10/08/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Q&A with Peace Adzo Medie and For Colored Girls Book Club for HIS ONLY WIFE

10/02/2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Fridge, Census, & Health (Sept. 29)

09/29/2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Lectura - Lugar común 2

09/28/2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

FURIA: Yamile Saied Méndez & Jaquira Díaz in conversation

09/25/2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Fridge, Census, & Health (Sept. 22)

09/22/2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

CLOTH / It's All in the Heights Book Club: Josefina Baez in conversation with Angela Abreu

09/19/2020 - 2:00pm

Fridge, Census, & Health (Sept. 15)

09/15/2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Get Counted in the Census, Get Registered to Vote, Get Ready for School

09/12/2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

The Songs We Write: An Afternoon of Live Original Music

09/06/2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

MC Veggie Fresh Rocks the Mic

09/05/2020 - 2:30pm

Mixing Colors with Fruits & Tropical Dishes / Mezclando Colores con Frutas y Platos Tropicales

09/05/2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Comics in the Time of COVID: Outdoors Gallery Launch & Zine Fest

09/03/2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

It's All in the Heights Book Club: Sarina Prabasi in conversation with Cynthia Pong

08/29/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Lo'Mas Lit presents Elizabeth Acevedo, Jennifer De Leon, Lilliam Rivera, and Natalia Sylvester in conversation

08/28/2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

La Casa En Tu Casa with author Luz Maria Mack

08/27/2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Special Summer Storytime with Jessica Gonzalez

08/22/2020 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm

CLOTH Book Club: Author MaryLouise Patterson in conversation with Karen D. Taylor

08/22/2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Summer Storytime / Cuentos de Verano

08/15/2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Word Up Virtual Environmental Summer Camp

08/10/2020 - 11:00am to 08/21/2020 - 2:00pm

Summer Storytime / Cuentos de Verano

08/08/2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Lo'Mas Lit presents Mira Jacob and Zalika Reid-Benta in Conversation

08/07/2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Romance, Fandom and Friendship: Alexis Daria & Adriana Herrera in conversation

08/06/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Uptown Summer Arts Camp Virtual Showcase

08/06/2020 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm

Jeff Kinney's Socially Distanced Adventure Book Tour

08/03/2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Summer Storytime / Cuentos de Verano

08/01/2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Word Up Storytime

08/01/2020 - 2:00pm to 08/31/2020 - 2:00pm

Ven a Ver con/with Reynaldo García Pantaleón Virtual Event

07/29/2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Presentación del libro de Lunicorns: ¡Es hora!

07/26/2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Summer Storytime / Cuentos de Verano

07/25/2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

The Songs We Write: An Afternoon of Live Original Music

07/19/2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Summer Storytime / Cuentos de Verano

07/18/2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

"The Music From Our Country" Virtual Book Launch

07/18/2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Lo'Mas Lit Book Club presents authors Matt Mendez, Maika Moulite, Maritza Moulite, and Randy Ribay

07/17/2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

How Trump Stole 2020: Greg Palast in conversation with Noam Chomsky, moderated by Amy Goodman

07/14/2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

BIPOC Perspectives on Publishing

07/13/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Summer Storytime / Cuentos de Verano

07/11/2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

CLOTH Book Club: A Feeling of Fullness: Author Wilhelmina Grant in conversation with Eileen Fuentes

07/11/2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Book Talk: The Interpreter: A.J. Sidransky in conversation with Led Black

07/09/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Book Talk: THE POINT by Angel Hawkins

07/08/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

How to Make History with Nic Stone & Ibi Zoboi

06/29/2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Word Up Book Club: Negroland by Margo Jefferson

06/28/2020 - 4:00pm to 07/05/2020 - 5:00pm

Reset, Relax, Rewind with Word Up Bookshop (Live DJ)

06/26/2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Lo'Mas Lit presents Angie Cruz & Victor LaValle

06/26/2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Uptown Queer Collective's Rainbow Readers June Book Club Meeting

06/21/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Children's March for Black Lives

06/21/2020 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

CLOTH Book Club: Author Robert W Snyder (Crossing Broadway) in conversation with Carlos "Feegz" Martinez Dominguez

06/20/2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Presentación del libro NDWA: Las llaves de mi casa

06/18/2020 - 6:30pm

#DignidadLiteraria-The Story that Sells: A Conversation on Gatekeeping

06/16/2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

**POSTPONED**The Songs We Write: An Afternoon of Live Original Music

06/14/2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Chapbook Release: Notes on Water and Blood by Ryan Schulte

06/03/2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Lectura: Lugar común

05/27/2020 - 6:30pm

Uptown Queer Collective Rainbow Readers Book Club

05/24/2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Voz Alta 2: Lectura en español

05/19/2020 - 6:30pm

A live reading of Armando Batista's new e-chapbook (with live music by Reza Salazar)

05/16/2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Special Virtual Story Time for Kids with Jessica Gonzalez

05/09/2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Elizabeth Acevedo's Clap When You Land - Virtual Book Launch

05/05/2020 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Word Up presents Julia Alvarez & Edwidge Danticat

04/28/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Online Comics Workshop: Stories I Would Tell A Million Times: Creating Comics Rooted in Activism and Personal Experience

04/26/2020 - 1:00pm to 06/27/2020 - 3:00pm

*Virtual* #DominicanWriters Book Club with Naima Coster

04/22/2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

El Gran Combo 2020

04/16/2020 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Word Up Virtual Story Time with @IAMJUSTJULIE

04/11/2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Hector La Fossé with Word Up via ZOOM

04/08/2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Story Time with Emmanuel Abreu on INSTAGRAM LIVE

03/28/2020 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Census Kickoff Party // Fiesta de inicio del censo en Word Up

03/12/2020 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Book Release of High Risk by Dr. Chavi

03/11/2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Documentales sociales: TÚ Y YO (2015, Dominican Republic)

03/04/2020 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Bring a Tote, Make a Tote, Take a Tote // Traiga una bolsa, Haga una bolsa, Tome una bolsa

03/01/2020 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Handwriting Class with Ellen & Jeri / Clase de la letra cursiva con Ellen y Jeri

03/01/2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

La Pluma Poetica: Encuentro de escritores y poetas

02/29/2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

How to Do Story Time at Home: A Workshop

02/29/2020 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Celebrating Storytelling: Five-Year Anniversary of Bilingual Story Time

02/28/2020 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Kiskeya Ayiti: ReImagining Resistance, Revolution and Reconciliation Book & Video Club

02/27/2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

inQluded Writing Workshop: Exploring Identity

02/22/2020 - 3:00pm

Book Release: Monie Marshall's "Tighten Up"

02/21/2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Reading - Why No Goodbye? by Pamela Laskin

02/20/2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

5th Anniversary of Bilingual Story Time for Kids with Mariel

02/15/2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

"Cómo leer poesía" club de lectura

02/14/2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Word Up Valentine's Day Bake Sale/Venta de Postres en el Día de San Valentín

02/13/2020 - 12:00pm to 02/14/2020 - 9:00pm

Say More - Open Mic

02/07/2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

#DignidadLiteraria Town Hall: Writing Against the White Gaze

02/06/2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Cortos cubanos | Cuban Short Films

02/05/2020 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

MC Veggie Fresh Rocks the Mic: Book Reading and Kid's Nutrition Education Session

02/05/2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

She Heals Reading with Authors

02/01/2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Colectivo: Music from Cuba and NYC

01/30/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Special Story Time with Tenth Intervention

01/30/2020 - 3:30pm

Special Story Time for Kids with Freeda the Frog

01/25/2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

OFFSITE: What Is Democracy? A Screening + Q&A with Astra Taylor

01/24/2020 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Meet & Greet and Book Signing with C. Wilson

01/19/2020 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

#DominicanReaders Book Club - January 2020: Geographies of Home by Loida Maritza Perez

01/16/2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Help Others Stay Warm - Coat Drive + Open Mic

12/21/2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Bob Holman & George Nelson Preston read No Problema, We Are Only a Dream in the Eternal Sleep of God and Other Poems

12/21/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Poetry & Stories - Personal, typewritten poems by @poetryofny

12/19/2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Holiday Shopping & Events 2019

12/18/2019 - 6:00pm to 12/23/2019 - 5:00pm

Paper Deco and Wraps Night w/ Jerise and Clair

12/18/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Stories Fall 2019 Readings

12/14/2019 - 12:15pm to 12/15/2019 - 3:30pm

Arrival Stories / Historias de llegadas - Open Mic

12/13/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Q & T Community Poetry and Storytelling Open Mic

12/13/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Book Discussion of Malcriada and Other Stories

12/12/2019 - 6:30am to 8:30am

Special Story Time with Luz Maria Mack

12/07/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Say More - Open Mic

12/06/2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Reading/Talk: Eric K. Washington's Boss of the Grips

12/05/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Documentales sociales screening: LOS SURES

12/04/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

andPlay (in) conversation with Sky Macklay

12/03/2019 - 10:45pm

Book Talk: Silent Agreements

11/23/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Launch: Fall Comix Show

11/21/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Nathalie Handal's Life in a Country Album

11/20/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

andPlay (in) conversation with David Bird

11/17/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Workshop: Washington Heights Memoir Project

11/17/2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Innosanto Nagara & R. Zamora Linmark in conversation

11/16/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

#OurStoriesNYC: Storytelling by LGBTQI People of Color

11/15/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

¡Pa'que Tu Lo Sepas!: Stories to Benefit the People of Puerto Rico

11/13/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Annecy Báez: Fiction and Therapeutic Impact of Writing for Healing

11/10/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Workshop: Washington Heights Memoir Project

11/10/2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Documentales sociales: Nostalgia de la luz | Nostalgia for the Light

11/09/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Reading: What God Is Honored Here?

11/09/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Harlequin creature presents Robert Gibbons, Yasmine Lancaster, and Gina Balibrera

11/08/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Ed Morales's Fantasy Land: Colonialism, Exploitation, and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico

11/07/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Special Story Time with Luz Maria Mack

11/07/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Screening: La batalla de Chile | The Battle of Chile

11/06/2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Workshop: Washington Heights Memoir Project

11/03/2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

inQluded Workshop: Finding Your Voice

11/02/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

I Am in the Heights Pop-Up Poetry Reading

10/30/2019 - 3:00pm to 11/13/2019 - 5:00pm

Soy Mujer—Latinx Poets of the Diaspora

10/26/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Ross Kenneth Urken & Anna Ruth Henriques

10/24/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Barack Obama Democratic Club of Upper Manhattan Community Engagement Q&A

10/23/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Hebe Uhart’s The Scent of Buenos Aires a conversation with translator Maureen Shaughnessy and Eva Gasteazoro

10/20/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Rhina Espaillat Symposium | Simposio Rhina Espaillat

10/19/2019 - 12:30pm

Cuatro escritoras americanas – 8va lectura // Four American writers – 8th reading

10/18/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Reading & Signing: Renée Watson & Ellen Hagan (Watch Us Rise)

10/17/2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa & Peggy Robles-Alvarado

10/13/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Reading: Egli Colón Stephens & Natalia

10/13/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Pure: Linda Kay Klein with Teresa Delgado & Jamia Wilson

10/09/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Performance for One

10/05/2019 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Documentales sociales en la Américas | Social Documentaries in the Americas

10/02/2019 - 6:00pm to 06/03/2020 - 8:30pm

Documentales sociales: 1° Encuentro | Social Documentaries: 1st Encounter

10/02/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Write with JP: The WE Workshop

09/28/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Special Story Time with Eric Velasquez

09/28/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Dominicana by Angie Cruz: A Reading and Discussion

09/24/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Motherhood So White by Nefertiti Austin in conversation with Retha Powers

09/22/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Poetry Reading w/ Dante Di Stefano & Nkosi Nkululeko

09/21/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Paco Ignacio Taibo II in conversation with Mariana Romo-Carmona

09/20/2019 - 6:30pm

Book Reading: The Chasers by Renato Rosaldo

09/18/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

World in Verse: A Multilingual Poetry Reading

09/17/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Anonymous by Scott Jacobs

09/13/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

#DominicanReaders Book Club with Ayendy Bonifacio

09/13/2019 - 3:15am


09/12/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Creating Comics Rooted in Activism & Personal Experience

09/08/2019 - 1:00pm to 10/27/2019 - 3:00pm

Uptown Kid Lit

09/08/2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Open Mic Night

09/06/2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Dominicana Book Launch with Angie Cruz

09/05/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Book Launch: Born Here, From There

08/24/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Write with JP Infante: The Prose Poem

08/24/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

LMCC Clínica de Subvención / Grant Clinic

08/22/2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Lanzamiento y firma de libro con Paola Tejada/Book Reading and Signing with Paola Tejada

08/17/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Bacá: a book launch, reading, & live music/Bacá: puesta en circulación, lectura, música en vivo

08/16/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Growing up Black and Latinx: A conversation on Youth, Race, and Immigration

08/11/2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Kalisha Buckhanon, Reading and Signing Speaking of Summer

08/09/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Book Launch: Pablo Cartaya's EACH TINY SPARK

08/07/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Amor a la Poesía/For the Love of Poetry

08/04/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Book Giveaway: We Come as Girls, We Leave as Women

08/03/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Write with JP: A Guide to Writing Micro-Fiction

07/27/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

C@P Book Club: Willie Perdomo

07/26/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

(Lit) Literacy

07/17/2019 - 2:00pm to 07/19/2019 - 4:30pm

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club: With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo - Day 2

07/14/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Uptown Stories Summer Reading

07/12/2019 - 12:30am to 07/26/2019 - 1:30pm

Cuéntamelo todo

07/10/2019 - 5:30pm to 08/07/2019 - 7:00pm

Workshop: Bookselling Basics

06/30/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Speak for Yourself: Tips for an Effective Nonfiction Book Proposal

06/30/2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Uptown Stories Readings Day 2

06/30/2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Workshop: Making Book Events

06/29/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Uptown Stories Readings Day 1

06/29/2019 - 11:00am to 2:30pm

Firma de libros y presentactión de la colección Lazy

06/27/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Broad Views on Broadway Book Exchange

06/26/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Play Reading: An Accident

06/23/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club: With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo - Day 1

06/23/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Femmes of Color in Comics: Reading + Panel

06/22/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Up Theater's Reading of the Mueller Report

06/22/2019 - 2:00pm to 06/23/2019 - 7:00pm

A People's History of Fake News with Danny Haiphong

06/22/2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Launch: Summer Comics Show

06/20/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Declaraciones II: Crafting the Artist's Life

06/19/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Census 2020: Making New York Count w/ NYC Census Director Julie Menin

06/17/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Word Up's 8th Birthday Party - (Full Schedule)

06/15/2019 - 11:00am to 6:00pm

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, mujer transgresora universal

06/14/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

All the Nations Under Heaven: A Public Conversation about Immigration Past & Present

06/10/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Special Story Time with Debbie Gonzalez

06/08/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Open Mic with Jason Rosario

06/07/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Retablos: Octavio Solis & Todd London in conversation

06/02/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Side Defects Book Release Party

06/01/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Reinventado Exhibition Opening

05/30/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Zen and Art of Good Bullshit: Stories from the Boricua

05/29/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Literary Happy Hour

05/28/2019 - 6:00pm

New York City Charter Revision w/ Commissioners Sal Albanese & Sateesh Nori

05/22/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Reading: Kay Blake's Some Kind of Tomorrow

05/19/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Printing Hudson River - Workshop by Inju Kaboom

05/17/2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Hair Love, by Matthew A. Cherry & Vashti Harrison

05/14/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Lectura: Acuerdos y desacuerdos

05/11/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Don’t Touch My Hair Reading Series: Sara Borjas, José Olivarez, and Andrés Cerpa

05/11/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Encuentro de revistas literarias

05/11/2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

“Dominicanish” The Dominican Writers Conference 2019

05/04/2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Tres escritoras americanas - 7ma lectura

04/28/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

White Powder Fences Author Reading and Signing

04/28/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Write with JP Infante: Which Genre?

04/27/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

A Book Release: Para adolescentes, premenopáusicas y especialistas de la salud (cuentos) by Zaida Corniel

04/26/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

An Interactive Reading with Alexandra Franzen

04/25/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Book Talk and Performance: Why School Integration Works

04/20/2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Exhibition Opening: Printing Hudson River

04/19/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Exhibition: Printing Hudson River

04/19/2019 - 12:00pm to 05/19/2019 - 6:00pm

The Upper Manhatta(n) Project

04/18/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Word Up & BCRW present Cherríe Moraga in conversation with Claudia de la Cruz @ The People's Forum

04/07/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Getting to Know Yourself for Better Sex & Relationships

03/29/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Stories Summer 2018 Anthology Publishing Party

03/23/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Story Time: Grandpa Stops a War by Susan Robeson

03/23/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

"Chula" Book Release (Day 2)

03/22/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

"Chula" Book Release (Day 1)

03/21/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Don’t Touch My Hair Reading Series

03/16/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Lost Inwood, with authors Cole Thompson & Don Rice

03/14/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Soldanela Rivera presents View For Death

03/09/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Book Talk: A Radical Faith by Eileen Markey

03/07/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Creating Comics Rooted in Activism and Personal Experience

03/03/2019 - 1:00pm to 04/28/2019 - 3:00pm

Reading: "I AM" in the Heights

02/27/2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

No Name 25th Anniversary

02/26/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Monster Maria: A Children's Book Reading & Fundraiser for Puerto Rico

02/24/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Uptown Raccoon: A Jazz Concert

02/22/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Mercy G's The Awakening of My Senses Book Launch

02/21/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Building upon the Foundation: Organizing 101 with BYP100!

02/17/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

31 Days of Praise Volume 2. Book Launch Event

02/16/2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ser(es) Latin(x): Love & Magic VI

02/15/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Reading: "I AM" in the Heights

02/13/2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Reading: "I AM" in the Heights

02/06/2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Exhibit: I AM "in the heights"

02/06/2019 - 12:00pm to 02/28/2019 - 9:00pm

The Heights/El Alto Artists' Conversations

02/02/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Conversations on Self-Care + Book Celebration

01/27/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Melania-Luisa Marte Reading & Q+A

01/25/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm


01/24/2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Penning the Stars with Carolina Pichardo

01/19/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Masculinidades prohibidas

01/18/2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Tony Wood and Keith Gessen in Conversation

01/16/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Song a Week Showcase

01/13/2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Book Reading with author Hilda Eunice Burgos

01/12/2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Word in the Heights Teen Open Mic

01/11/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Dan's Solo CD Release Ft. Special Guests

01/06/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Writing Our Lives Reading & Celebration

12/21/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

JP Infante in Conversation with Julian Randall and Gabriel Ramirez

12/20/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Lectura de literatura peruana / Peruvian Literature Reading

12/19/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Adoptee Stories: Too Much Soul and Mixed Koreans

12/17/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Exhibition Opening: The Heights / El Alto Printmaking Project

12/16/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Word Up's Year-End Party/Fiesta de fin de año!

12/14/2018 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Word in the Heights Teen Open Mic

12/14/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

VIII Jamming Poético en NY

12/13/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Black Doll Project: Asserting the Love and Power of Our Blackness, Our Negritud(e)

12/12/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Stories Readings

12/09/2018 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm

Luis "El Terror" Dias Street Naming Celebration

12/08/2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Open Mic Dance Party

12/07/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Living Room Sessions Open Mic

12/07/2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Proyección: Luna en llamas por Fabián Soberón

12/06/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Noches de Poesía en el Alto Manhattan/Poetry Nights in Upper Manhattan

12/05/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Elizabeth Acevedo book signing at Word Up

11/30/2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Marianela Medrano & Annie Finch in conversation: A Poetic Dialogue

11/29/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

We the News Story Circle

11/25/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

The Business of Art - facilitated by Wendy Angulo

11/17/2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

The Business of Art

11/17/2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Crossing Broadway Book Discussion

11/11/2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Word in the Heights Teen Open Mic

11/09/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Living Room Sessions Open Mic

11/02/2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Pumpkin Tales

10/31/2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Exhibition Opening: Reframing Immigration

10/28/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Word in the Heights Teen Open Mic

10/26/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Reading: Jasminne Méndez, Yesenia Montilla, & Roberto Carlos Garcia

10/25/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Nelly Rosario in conversation with John Paul Infante

10/21/2018 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Everyday People + Uptown Stories Anthologies Celebration

10/20/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Three American writers – 6th reading

10/18/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Pedro Mir Symposium | Simposio Pedro Mir

10/13/2018 - 1:00pm to 10/14/2018 - 5:00pm

Radix Media Reading: Aftermath

10/12/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Presentación: Corazón de hojalata por Margarita Saona

10/07/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Grants for the Arts Workshop by Angela Abreu

10/06/2018 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Living Room Sessions Open Mic

10/05/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Reading: Connor Coyne’s Urbantasm

10/04/2018 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Comic Book Launch: Camouflage #1 and Big Boss Comic!

10/04/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Rap Dad: Juan Vidal, Hanif Abdirraqib, & Carvell Wallace in conversation

09/30/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Too American to be Dominican. Too Dominican to be American: The Community Identity Crisis

09/29/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

La Pluma y la Tinta and Dominican Writers present Blind Date with a Book

09/28/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Local Authors Present/Escritores del vecindario presentan: Mary Ely Peña-Gratereaux & Roberto Bello

09/27/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Northern Manhattan Community Land Trust Open Meeting

09/26/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Pros[e] Poem as Memoir: Writing workshop facilitated by John Paul Infante

09/22/2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Péinate: Hair Battles Between Latinx Mothers and Daughters

09/21/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

ESPAÑOL para jóvenes bilingües / SPANISH for bilingual youth

09/16/2018 - 11:00am to 11/18/2018 - 2:00pm

We the News Newsstand

09/15/2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

VII Jamming Poético

09/14/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Free The Arts Jam

09/13/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Grant-Writing Clinic / Clínica de escritura para subvenciones

09/10/2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Lectura: Kasztelan, López Medin, y Salas Hernández

09/08/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm

Living Room Sessions Open Mic

09/07/2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Stories I Would Tell A Million Times: A Show of Nonfiction Comics Narratives

09/06/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Literary Collectives In Conversation: A Panel hosted by Fractious Press

08/17/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Reading: Darnell L. Moore's No Ashes in the Fire

08/15/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Local Authors Present / Escritores del vecindario presentan: Francis Mateo, Annabelle Gonzalez, Max "Drlacxos" Cueto

08/11/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Monsters Are Us

08/10/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Free The Arts Jam

08/09/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: True Lies: Writing Fiction

08/03/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

ZONED OUT!: Race, Displacement, and City Planning in New York City

08/02/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Callaloo Kids 3 Summer Tour-HARLEM

07/28/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Uptown Stories Presents: The Nature of Poetry

07/27/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Todo Parecía: poesia contemporanea

07/26/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Girls Rising

07/24/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: POW! Writing and Drawing Comics

07/20/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Love War Stories: Ivelisse Rodriguez in conversation with Jennifer Baker

07/19/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Creating Otherworlds

07/13/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Free The Arts Jam

07/12/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Living Room Sessions Open Mic

07/06/2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Meetup before Keep Families Together Rally

06/30/2018 - 9:00am to 9:15am

Word in the Heights Teen Open Mic

06/29/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Open Conversation on Puerto Rico, Gaza, and Solidarity

06/29/2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Community Forum On ICE and Solidarity

06/27/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Uptown Stories Presents: It's Your Thing

06/24/2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Jump Up and Write

06/24/2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Uptown Stories Presents: The Elements of Fiction

06/24/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Pow! Comics (2:30pm class)

06/23/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Pow! Comics (12:15 class)

06/23/2018 - 4:30am to 5:30am

Proyección de película/Screening: Who Am I?/¿Quien Soy?

06/22/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Word Up 7th Birthday Party

06/16/2018 - 11:00am to 11:00pm

Book Talk with David Nazario

06/15/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Stars Over Latin America

06/15/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm