The second biennial New York City three-day marathon-style reading of Herman Melville’s masterpiece, Moby-Dick, Or, The Whale in New York City will take place November 14, 15, and 16, 2014: on Friday, November 14 at Ace Hotel New York, on Saturday, November 15 at the South Street Seaport Museum, and on Sunday, November 16 at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. MDMNYC 2014 is organized by Amanda Bullock, Polly Duff Kertis, and Molly Rose Quinn.
Ace Hotel New York
20 W. 29th Street, New York, NY 10001
Official Hotel Partner, with support from The Breslin Bar & Dining Room
15% off November 13–17 using this link.
20 W. 29th Street
South Street Seaport Museum
213 Water Street, New York, NY 10038
in the Melville Gallery
213 Water Street
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012
126 Crosby Street
More to be announced. Subject to change.
Amy Virginia Buchanan
A. N. Devers
Alice Sola Kim
Rowan Ricardo Phillips
Amy Rose Spiegel
Brendan Jay Sullivan
J. Courtney Sullivan
Simon Van Booy
Ace Hotel New York, Official Hotel Partner of MDMNYC
We are delighted to have Ace Hotel New York as the official hotel partner of the Moby-Dick Marathon NYC. When you book at acehotel.com/mobydick you will receive 15% off a stay marathon weekend (November 13–17). Ace Hotel New York will be hosting opening night, November 14, in Liberty Hall with the support of the Breslin Bar and Dining Room, and the hotel is conveninently located for the second- and third-day venues in downtown Manhattan.
Announcing our 2014 Venues & first group of readers.
MDMNYC is thrilled to announce our 2014 venue partners. On Friday, November 14, from 6-11pm, we’ll roost at Ace Hotel New York, the 2014 Official Hotel Partner, with support from The Breslin Bar & Dining Room; on Saturday, November 15, from 10am-11pm at the South Street Seaport Museum; and on Sunday, November 16 from 10am-4pm, at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe.
The 2014 marathon will include over 150 readers of Herman Melville’s masterpiece, including Sophie Blackall, Paul Bresnick, Amy Virginia Buchanan, Alexander Chee, Josh Cohen, Ophira Eisenberg, Brian Floca, Leslie Jamison, Karl Laroca, Aaron Lefkove, Matthew Love, Lisa Lucas, Eileen Myles, Michael Robbins, Elissa Schappell, Parul Sehgal, Rob Spillman, Darcey Steinke, Brenda Jay Sullivan, Justin Taylor, Touré, Adam Wilson, Charles Bock, and more to be announced.
Missed our Kickstarter campaign? If you’re interested in supporting MDMNYC, you can donate here. Our costs include printed programs and posters, food and drink for attendees, transportation for people and supplies, web designers and developers, venue fees, and countless miscellaneous production expenses.