11/10 Literary Walking Tour of Greenwich Village with Francis Morrone


Calling all writing & walking nerds:

Learn insider intel on the rich literary history of Greenwich Village with famed tour guide Francis Morrone

Tour meets at 11:00am at The Writers Room
740 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10003

When:       Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 11:00am

Where:     Tours meets at The Writers Room, 740 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10003

Closest subways: 6 to Astor or N/R to 8th Street/NYU

Tickets: $30 in advance, $40 same day, RSVP to this event at http://ideasmyth.us8.list-manage1.com/subscribe?u=d488c8a8c3ba557b397a7135c&id=2f448388e6s/

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New York, NY (October 28, 2013): On November 10, 2013 at 11:00am, Francis Morrone, will lead a rare literary walking tour of Greenwich Village, the neighborhood that has been home to so many literary lions from Edna St. Vincent Millay to Jack Kerouac. As he takes this lucky small group on a pilgrimage to see where American literature literally and figuratively lives on, everyone will quickly learn why Francis was named one of the thirteen best tour guides in the world by Travel + Leisure. Following the tour, The Writers Room–also located in Greenwich Village–will host a brunch for all.

Francis Morrone is an architectural historian and writer. His ten books include “The Architectural Guidebook to New York City,” “An Architectural Guidebook to Brooklyn,” “The New York Public Library: The Architecture and Decoration of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building” and “Guide to New York City Urban Landscapes.” He is the co-author, with Matt Postal, of the Municipal Art Society’s “Ten Architectural Walks in Manhattan.” Morrone wrote every week for six and a half years about art and architecture for the New York Sun. He teaches at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (where he is the recipient of the university’s Excellence in Teaching Award) and in March 2011 was named by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the 13 best tour guides in the world.

Ideasmyth  is a holistic creative communications, coaching and branding consultancy founded by Victoria C. Rowan whose previous professional lives included founding the multi-million-dollar education division of Mediabistro.com, artistic programming of the greatest living writers for the 92nd Street Y, writing for dozens of publications, websites and public radio including: Time Out NY, New York Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, The Financial Times, The Moscow Times and NPR. Through personalized coaching and workshops, Ideasmyth mentors and supports clients in creating and cultivating their endeavors, increasing their brand exposure and achieving their most important personal and professional life goals. Since 2000, her Independent Project workshops and coaching practice have helped nearly 1,000 writers produce many critically acclaimed books, theater, websites and other multimedia projects.

Ideasmyth is in residency at The Writers Room, New York City’s first shared work space for emerging and established writers of all genres. Founded in 1978 by writers for writers, in this professional workspace creativity flourishes in an atmosphere of mutual support. The Writers Room provides over 200 writers with a quiet, affordable place in which to work. In addition to workspace, the Room offers a reference and research library for the use of its members; seminars and workshops on subjects of interest to writers; readings of members’ works; and community for people working in a solitary profession. In 2012, members published thirty fiction and non-fiction books and many magazine articles, plays & screenplays. Members have written more than 1,000 books since the doors of The Writers Room opened. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.


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