Long Island LitFest Presents Andre Aciman, Saturday, March 10, 2018, with a screening of the film “Call Me By Your Name,” followed by a conversation with the author. Moderated by Debra Markowitz, Director of the Nassau County Film Office. The talkback was followed by a book signing reception. Another full house at Cinema Arts Centre!
Long Island LitFest Presents the legendary Sheila Nevins, President, HBO Documentary Films and author of the New York Times bestselling book You Don’t Look Your Age… and Other Fairy Tales. Author talk, audience Q&A, reception and book signing. Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 4 pm at Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington. We had a full house! You can see the entire event on CSPAN BOOKS TV, who was present to tape it.
Long Island LitFest Presents Living, Out Loud: Writers Riff on Love, Sweat & Fears. Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. This was a SOLD OUT essay reading event at Cinema Arts Centre, featuring writers With Rolling Stones memoirist Bill German, New York Times Modern Love writer Paula Ganzi Licata, Long Island LitFest founder and author Claudia Gryvatz Copquin, former longtime Friars Club writer/author Barry Dougherty, New York Emmy Award winner Iyna Bort Caruso and Boston Globe essayist Robin Eileen Bernstein. And special guest, Newsday columnist Lane Filler!
Long Island LitFest Presents Nelson DeMille with Rep. Steve Israel. On Oct. 10, 2017 we presented best-selling author Nelson DeMille, in conversation with Rep. Steve Israel, who is also an author. We had a packed house at Cinema Arts Centre in Huntingont, as they discussed DeMille’s latest novel, The Cuban Affair. Afterwards there was audience Q&A, followed by a book signing reception. And as a special surprise to our audience, CSPAN taped the entire event!
Long Island LitFest Presents Kurt Andersen. Many of you Joined us on September 14th, 2017 at 7:30 pm at Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, NY for a unique evening when Kurt Andersen talked about his new book, FANTASYLAND: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History. He was in conversation with WLIW21 VP & GM, Diane Masciale. Audience Q&A and book signing reception followed.
Long Island LitFest Presents Anna Quindlen, June 8, 2017. We had a fantastic evening listening to Anna … Thank you Cinema Arts Centre and Book Revue!
Long Island LitFest Presents Alice Hoffman, Dec. 7, 2016
Long Island LitFest Presents Wally Lamb, Nov. 30, 2016
We hosted two Long Island LitFest Book Club with Authors this summer!
BOOK: The Dinner Party
AUTHOR: Brenda Janowitz
DISCUSSION DATE: June 12, 2016, 2 pm
LOCATION: Barnes & Noble, 4000 East Jericho Turnpike, East Northport, NY
BOOK: Bobby Wonderful: An Imperfect Son Says Good-Bye
AUTHOR: Bob Morris
DISCUSSION DATE: July 26, 2016, 7 pm
LOCATION: Book Revue, 313 New York Ave, Huntington, NY