Monday, October 12, 2009

Let it Bee: a spelling bee to benefit the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses


Hosted by the Diane von Furstenberg Studio, 440 W 14th St, NYC

Monday, October 26th, 2009 7:00pm to 9:30pm


CLMP's annual Spelling Bee Benefit to support independent literary publishing! Tickets are available now: http://www.clmp.org/bee/

Jonathan Burnham (Publisher, HarperCollins) returns to defend the coveted aluminum foil crown against a swarm of usurping celebrity spellers, including:


Amanda Brooks (I LOVE YOUR STYLE)

Colin Channer (THE GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN SHOES)

Nancy Franklin (The New Yorker)

Tayari Jones (THE UNTELLING)

Alex Kuczynski (BEAUTY JUNKIES)

Rosalind Kilkenny McLymont (AFRICA: STRICTLY BUSINESS)

Victor LaValle (BIG MACHINE)

Michael Musto (LA DOLCE MUSTO, The Village Voice)

Sara Nelson (SO MANY BOOKS, SO LITTLE TIME)

Francine Prose (ANNE FRANK)

Lucinda Rosenfeld (I'M SO HAPPY FOR YOU)

Sally Singer (Vogue)

Judith Stone (WHEN SHE WAS WHITE)

Adriana Trigiani (VIOLA IN REEL LIFE)


Emcee: Bob Morris (Style Section, The New York Times; author, ASSISTED LOVING)

Judge: Jesse Sheidlower (Editor-at-Large, OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY)

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

The greatest spelling bee event EVER! Michael Musto was the bomb.

Gary Parrish said...

The CLMP always have great events and the studio space is beautiful.