17991Re: Mythopoeic Discussion Group May 11th, 2007
- May 2 1:55 PMwow! what a lot you're going to discuss!
It sounds like a FABULOUS space but I wonder if the Inklings would
really feel "at home" anyplace that didn't include a pint and a pipe?
hmmm, just a thought...
have a GREAT time!
-- Lynn --
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Anthony and Jessica"
> With many thanks to Northeast Tolkien Society member Amy Hitotsubashi
> the Northeast Tolkien Society will commence its monthly Mythopoeic
> Discussion Group moots at St. Paul's Library, Friday May 11th, 2007,
> 5pm to 9pm. We will be discussing The Children of Hurin, and Tolkien
> and Shakespeare, the work of SK Thoth (forthcoming publications and
> recent CD), for those who have read them, if you have not you are
> welcome to discuss this with us, we encourage you to do so but is not
> a requirement. If the majority wishes we can move to any other
> discussion of the work of the Inklings.
> We also encourage you to bring anything Tolkien and Inklings, or a
> connected fiction, fantasy, piece of history to the group. We may not
> necessarily get to everything this particular night but can place it
> on the agenda for the next moot.
> But it will not be the only topic, we would like to encourage aspiring
> writers to openly read and discuss your work with the group, allowing
> it open for ideas, and insight from one another.
> Also according to Amy for those who wish to meet before and/or after
> the moot:
> "There is a good pizza place around the corner on Court St, a more
> up-scale Italian place on the corner, and numerous eateries 2+ blocks
> away on Smith and on Court."
> Directions to and from St. Pauls within NYC, from Queens, Manhattan
> and Brooklyn see this MTA Page for information on taking the F line to
> Carroll Gardens Brooklyn
> For further information, read this: including Amy's enchanting letter
> detailing the Library
> The library of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Carroll Gardens,
> Brooklyn is a place in which the Inklings would have felt at home.
> Located at 119 Carroll Street, between Court and Clinton (one block
> from the F train's Carroll Street Station -- President Street exit),
> one enters from the side street, going down a path until one sees on
> the right a fat, arched red door with a tiny, whimsical window in it.
> Enter and go up to the third floor, but look into the prayer chapel on
> the second floor when you pass it -- this room is medieval.
> The library on the third floor has more of a Tudor mood -- dark,
> exposed beams on a high white ceiling, leaded glass-paned windows, a
> cavernous fireplace, and a heavy, long table, big enough to seat about
> 20 (plenty more heavy, comfortable chairs if we want to sit in a
> This is a lovely space. In the summer, there is cross ventilation and
> a view of leafy trees. The church lets it out to community groups free
> of charge (it might be nice to give a token gift). We have served
> tea/coffee/soft drinks there and bringing in food is fine -- . I have
> no pictures, but the directions by car are at
> www.dioceselongisland.org/allparish/B28StPaulsCarrollSt.htm and other
> info at www.stpaulscarrollst.org/
> Highly recommended by
> Amy Hitotsubashi
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