ReadThis and the Center for Fiction partner to hold day-long book-drive for NYC Kids in Need

Bring your gently used children’s or adult books to the Center for Fiction and join in literary festivities for all ages, including “Make Your Own Books” with distinguished artists; Instant Writer Workshops for Teens and Adults, Readings; Panel Discussions on such topics as How To Get Published, The Futility of Interviewing Musicians, and Writing About Money

Saturday, April 10, 2010, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
The Center for Fiction
17 East 47th Street, New York, NY  10017

RECIPIENT ORGANIZATIONS:

Board books through 5th grade

Bushwick IMPACT, an early childhood development program in Bushwick, Brooklyn, ages 0 to 8
Children of Bellevue Pediatric Center, NYC, all ages in Manhattan
Kingsbridge Innovative Design Charter School (KIDCS), a new public elementary school in the Bronx, NY (K-2nd grade)
PS 20, Anna Silver School, a public elementary school on the Lower East Side (K-5)
PS 54, Samuel Barnes Elementary School, a public school in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn (K-5)

Middle through High School level books
Young Women’s Leadership School (TYWLS), a public middle and high school for girls in Harlem
KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now), a special needs program for ages 4 to 21, in NYC
Women’s Academy of Excellence, a public high school in the Bronx
Science Skills Center High School, a public school in Brooklyn
Camp Homeward Bound, a Coalition for the Homeless summer camp, city wide

donated books for readers older than high school will be sent to the Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Participants to Date:

Kurt Andersen
Elise Broach
Veronica Chambers
Miriam Cohen
Jonathan Dee
Chris Doyle
Roe Ethridge
Pilita Garcia
Elizabeth Gilbert
Adam Haslett
Tad Hills
Judy Hottensen
Michael Hudson
Jamaica Kincaid
Justine Larbalestier
Hugo Lindgren
Sam Lipsyte
Martha McPhee
Craig Marks
Cameron Martin
Rick Moody
Bob Morris
Fran Manushkin
Sara Nelson
Ron Nixon
Ruth Root
Jody Rosen
Rob Sheffield
Ira Silverberg
Natalie Standiford
Darcey Steinke
Rene Steinke
Sam Swope
Rob Tannenbaum
Toure
Cecily von Ziegesar
Scott Westerfeld

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