26th Jan, 22

January 2022 Newsletter

2022-01-26T10:16:38-05:00January 26, 2022|NYBF Update|

Happy New Year to all from the board of directors of the New York Book Forum! We had our first annual members meeting on January 11, 2022, followed by a board meeting where officers were elected for the upcoming year. Results are as follows: Janet McCarthy Grimm, President Martha Hanson, Vice President Richard Bretan, Secretary [...]

16th Dec, 21

December 2021 Newsletter

2022-01-22T12:55:34-05:00December 16, 2021|NYBF Update|

As the year comes to an end, we find ourselves remembering a year of literary accolades, challenges, and successes. We see ourselves holding onto the soothing belief that stories will triumph over ever-changing odds, and with each one of us playing a valuable role, we continue to ensure a future where that remains true. There [...]

17th Nov, 21

November 2021 Newsletter

2022-01-22T12:55:25-05:00November 17, 2021|NYBF Update|

All of us at the New York Book Forum hope this month's letter finds you in a festive fall mood as we look toward the holidays. I am feeling grateful this month for the progress the Forum has made in 2021, including our virtual programs—available to you our YouTube channel—as well as an interview with [...]

26th Oct, 21

October 2021 Newsletter

2022-01-22T12:55:04-05:00October 26, 2021|NYBF Update|

Well, summer has certainly blown by, and now we are in the midst of resuming our autumn routines. Hopefully, each of you is settling into a “new normal,” whatever that may look like during these curious times. Here at the New York Book Forum, we wanted to give you an update of how our organization is coming [...]

2nd Sep, 21

September 2021 Newsletter

2022-01-22T12:53:53-05:00September 2, 2021|NYBF Update|

It’s been an electrifying month at the New York Book Forum (NYBF)! We’re still humming with the bright energy of Meera Dasgupta’s—the 2020 United States Youth Poet Laureate—and Serena Yang’s—the 2021 NYC Youth Poet Laureate—compelling poetry establishing the third installment of our In Conversation series. In August, NYBF President Janet McCarthy Grimm introduced you to the excellent [...]

2nd Aug, 21

August 2021 Newsletter

2022-01-22T12:54:51-05:00August 2, 2021|NYBF Update|

All these rainy days! What odd July weather we’ve been having here in the Northeast, but perhaps optimal for reading a good book. Just wish we could send some of this weather west. Just as my New York Book Forum (NYBF) partners Janet McCarthy Grimm, Martha Hanson, Brigid Black, and Sara Maher have written these past [...]

23rd Jun, 21

June 2021 Newsletter

2022-01-22T12:54:38-05:00June 23, 2021|NYBF Update|

Summer is here! We hope you’re enjoying the sunny weather, perhaps by sitting outside and reading a book. As secretary of the New York Book Forum (NYBF), I’d like to thank you for the support you’ve shown our blossoming nonprofit so far this year. Here’s a peek at what we’re up to next, plus some [...]

26th May, 21

May 2021 Newsletter

2022-01-22T12:54:25-05:00May 26, 2021|NYBF Update|

The New York Book Forum is off to a roaring start! For those new to the mailing list, welcome. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving the publishing community and its efforts to promote literacy. As a member of the board of directors, I’d love to catch you up on all things NYBF. In the [...]

28th Apr, 21

April 2021 Newsletter

2022-01-22T12:53:13-05:00April 28, 2021|NYBF Update|

In the past several months you’ve heard from Janet McCarthy Grimm about the launch of New York Book Forum (NYBF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving the publishing community and its efforts to promote literacy. As acting vice president of NYBF and one of its founding board members, I am enthusiastic about our initiatives so far [...]

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