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WORD is excited to welcome author Jared Cohen to Jersey City for a discussion of his latest book Accidental Presidents, which tells the stories of the eight vice presidents who took office following the deaths of their running mates.
WORD is beyond excited to welcome Mike Cavallaro and George O'Connor to Jersey City for a special presenation and drawing class with their new kids' graphic novels, Nico Bravo and the Hound of Hades and Olympians: Hephaistos.
Purchase of either title is necessary for access to this event.
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Published: First Second - January 29th, 2019
Thrown from Mount Olympus as a newborn and caught by Thetis and Eurynome, who raised him on the island of Lemnos, Hephaistos had an aptitude for creating beautiful objects from a very young age. Despite his rejection from Olympus, he swallowed his anger and spent his days perfecting his craft.
Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam encourages the creativity and boundless energy and excitement of child's play as they relate to both gender neutrality and non-conformity while promoting positive LGBTQ role models. Harmonica Sunbeam will read oppression and ism-free books and timeless favorites in addition to leading participants in song between stories.
Thanks to our friends at Jersey City Pride for bringing Drag Queen Storyhour to downtown Jersey City.
Join us at WORD Jersey City for a discussion and Q&A with journalist Jim DeRogatis, author of the new book Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly. DeRogatis was one of the first reporters to cover the sexual abuse allegations against R. Kelly; he has pursued the story for nearly 20 years. He will be joined in conversation at WORD by Pat Martinez, his first editor at the Jersey Journal (DeRogatis is a Jersey City native).