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  • Artists & Fleas 568 Broadway New York, NY, 10012 United States (map)

Join Strand Bookstore and Artist & Fleas Soho for an evening of creative inspiration with Brooklyn artist Adam J. Kurtz as he reads from and reflects on his most recent book, Things Are What You Make of Them: Life Advice for Creatives. Whether you're working full-time in a creative industry, or just looking for encouragement on a personal project, these charmingly blunt little essays will help push you in the right direction. Event is free and open to the public but space is limited. Book available for purchase to be signed at the event.

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"Funny, wry, straightforward advice" -Adweek

"Serving up optimism and hope" -NYLON

"Highly relatable and will make you laugh, cry and feel less crazy than you think you are. You're actually fine!" -Man Repeller

"In Things Are What You Make of Them, Kurtz shares mini-essays of how he deals with the intangibles that can keep people stuck, overwhelmed, or afraid to move forward. He also confronts the idea of what concepts like happiness and success look like to people in creative or more traditional industries." -Refinery29 

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