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07/09/20: A.J. Sidransky In Conversation With Led Black

Friend to the UC, A. J. Sidransky (Forgiving Maximo Rothman) is back with the first novel in his new “Justice” series. To celebrate the release of The Interpreter, Alan will read, followed by a Q&A with our very own…

06/21/20: Father’s Day BLM Children’s March

View this post on Instagram Father’s Day BLM Children’s March in Washington Heights this Sunday, 6/21 @ 2pm starting from Highbridge Park (172nd & Amsterdam Ave.) and ending at Fort Tryon Park (Corbin Drive entrance). All ages welcome! @kids4blacklives…

¡Uptown Palante! With Mino Lora: Episode 3

If you missed this week’s episode of ¡Uptown Palante! With Mino Lora, don’t worry we got you. This week’s special guest is Maria Lizardo of the mighty NMIC. Also, our founder and EIC interviews Uptown treasure, Veronica Liu, of…

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Go Fund Me Spotlight: Word Up Books

A Word From Word Up Books Help us remain closed and healthy as an organization, until we can safely and responsibly reopen for our community! In June 2020, Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria will celebrate its ninth birthday. Since…

UPinion: The Need for Artistic Space Brings a Community Together

BY Liann Herder On 181st Street and Broadway, a line of green scaffolding surrounds the former Coliseum Cinema. A movie poster from 2005 for “Mad Hot Ballroom” still hangs, faded by the sun. Washington Heights and Inwood have been…

09/08/19: Uptown Kid Lit

The indispensable Word Up Books is hosting Uptown Kid Lit—a mini-children’s book festival—in Inwood Hill Park this coming Sunday, September 8 from 12 to 4 pm! Come by for books, author readings and signings, story times, and FREE school…

05/28/19: Uptown Literary Happy Hour @ Word Up Books

Come out to Word Up Books on Tuesday, May 28 from 6 to 9 to kick off this year’s Book Expo with an Uptown Literary Happy Hour, with five amazing authors presenting their new works: Speaking of Summer by…