Author Reading

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 2:00 PM

Mulberry Street Library, 10 Jersey Street, New York, NY 10012


Author Reading

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 3:00 PM

Community Room 8 A, 343 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10011


RADIO SHOW

Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2019 3:00 PM (Central Time)

Listen to Nadina LaSpina on Central Time Wisconsin Public Radio


Author Reading and lively discussion at Disabled In Action

Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 3:00 PM 135 W 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011

Nadina LaSpina read from Such a Pretty Girl, inviting everyone’s comments, engaging everyone in conversation, and encouraging all to share their stories.


RADIO SHOW

Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 2:30 PM (Pacific Time)

Nadina LaSpina was on the KPFA show Pushing Limits with host Eddie Ytuarte.

Listen to the archived show


CABLE TV Show

Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 8:00 PM

Nadina LaSpina was on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network show Let Them Talk with Paul DeRienzo.

See the full show on YouTube


C-SPAN Book TV aired the recording of the Pen and Brush event on Aug. 10, Aug. 12, and Aug. 18.

The whole recording can be watched anytime.

A small segment is also on YouTube.


RADIO SHOW

Thu, Aug 1, 2019 7:00 PM
Nadina LaSpina was on WBAI’s radio show—Joy of Resistance with Fran Luck.

LaSpina’s new memoir was picked as a WBAI–FM Summer Feminist Best-Read and offered to listeners who pledged $60.

Listen to the archived show


Such a Pretty Girl author reading

Wednesday, July 31st, 6 – 8 p.m.
Pen and Brush, Inc.
29 E 22nd St, New York, NY 10010

Nadina LaSpina presented her debut memoir—Such a Pretty Girl: A Story of Struggle, Empowerment, and Disability Pride at the historic Pen and Brush, NYC! LaSpina read selections, did a live Q&A, and signed her book, as well as posed for pictures with fans. 

C-SPAN Book TV was present to record the event


Nadina LaSpina the Grand Marshal of the 5th Annual Disability Pride Parade NYC

Sunday, July 14th
Madison Square to Union Square

Nadina LaSpina was grand marshal of the 5th Annual Disability Pride Parade in Manhattan.

Disability Pride NYC Grand Marshall Nadina LaSpina – New York celebrated the fifth annual Disability Pride with a colorful parade, marching from Madison Square Park to Union Square Park on July 14, 2019. The event promotes inclusion, awareness, and visibility of people with disabilities, and redefine public perception of disability by participating in an annual Disability Pride parade in New York City and to show support and solidarity with people with disabilities. (Photo by Erik McGregor)

Such a Pretty Girl book launch and author reading

Sunday, July 14th at 4 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Union Square
33 E 17th St, New York, NY 10003

The release of Nadina LaSpina’s memoir—Such a Pretty Girl: A Story of Struggle, Empowerment, and Disability Pride was celebrated immediately following the 5th Annual Disability Pride Parade! LaSpina read selections from her book, answered questions, and signed her new book, as well as posed for pictures with fans. 

Photo by Erik Bottcher
Photo by Erik Bottcher
Photo by Erik Bottcher

You can also buy the book from other online vendors, such as AMAZON and Barnes & Noble, as well as from local bookstores.
If your bookstore doesn’t have it, you can ask them to order it.