YPG Discount: Writers vs. Publishers Charity Basketball Game
Location: St. Francis College Gym, 180 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY
Tickets and details: www.nationalbook.org/other_
Cost: $10 using discount code “YPG” ($25 face value, so YPG gets a 60% discount!)
Proceeds go to BookUp, the National Book Foundation’s literacy nonprofit
Players: Publishers: Rodrigo Corral (FSG and New Directions), Jonny Diamond (Lit Hub), John Freeman (Grove Atlantic), Katie Freeman (Riverhead). Writers: Arthur Bradford (FSG), Michele Filgate (Salon), Alex Gilvarry (Penguin), Mitchell S. Jackson (Bloomsbury), Valeria Luiselli (Coffee House), Jeffrey McDaniels (University of Pittsburgh Press), and Jess Walter (Harper). And others!
Additional info: Beer from Bronx Brewery, pop corn from Pip Corn, and free frozen custards from Shake Shack will be available at the game. Plus a raffle for prizes including Yankees tickets valued at over $1000.For more information, contact: Benjamin Samuel Program Manager