Les Conversations 

Les Conversations, is a monthly series featuring intimate talks and cocktail evenings with writers, artists and up and coming trailblazers across industries. 

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Join us on the first week of every month:

This month ...

Poet Emily Skillings, joined by Dorothea Lasky as moderator. 
Reserve your place here. 


"One of Skilling's greatest charms is her saucy, nonchalant feminist discontent." - Publishers Weekly 

Join us at the L'Appartement New York - after hours - for the September edition of Les Conversations series with Emily Skillings. She will be discussing her highly anticipated debut collection, Fort Not. Skillings is a member of the Belladonna* Collaborative, a feminist poetry collective, small press, and event series. 

Our moderator for the evening, Dorothea Lasky, is also a poet. She has published four full-length collections of poetry, along with releasing chapbooks and appearing in various literary journals. She is currently an Associate Professor of Poetry at Columbia University School of the Arts.

Sign up here to reserve your place on Wednesday, September 18, 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM. 


Past Conversations ...



Alice joined us at the New York Apartment - after hours - for our monthly Conversations series with Alice Feiring. An advocate for natural wine, Feiring is known for the popular wine newsletter The Feiring Line. In her former years, Feeling was a columnist for Time and Wall Street Journal Magazine, she still writes for prestigious publications such as The New York Times, The World of Fine Wine and The Hollywood Reporter.


Sarina Prabasi has lived the life of a global nomad and is a new American. She was born in the Netherlands to Nepali parents and was raised in India, China, and Nepal, after which she spent her formative years in the United States and in Ethiopia. Sarina is a seasoned leader in international development—working on global health, education, water, and sanitation for over 25 years. In 2011, she moved from Addis Ababa to New York City and started Buunni Coffee with her husband. Their small business has become a hub for community conversation and action. Sarina is the proud mama of two daughters, who keep her learning and laughing every day.


Pavana Reddy is a South Indian, Los Angeles based poet and songwriter. She is well known for her song "Remain the sea," featured on the album "Land of Gold" by legendary sitarist Anoushka Shankar, as well as her debut collection of poetry: "Rangoli." 
Her anticipated second collection, "Where Do You Go Alone," is out now.