Wednesday, August 22nd-Saturday, August 25th: Parkerfest 2012 in Honor of Dorothy Parker

The Dorothy Parker Society is pleased to announce the schedule for its 14th annual Parkerfest, to be held August 22-25 in New York City, to celebrate the birthday of the beloved poet, author and critic. The two-borough affair will include a walking tour of Mrs. Parker’s neighborhood, a party and tour in the Brooklyn distillery that produces a gin named in her honor, a one-woman show based on the author’s best material, and a vintage-theme jazz party in a former speakeasy. All events are open to the public.

“Celebrating Dorothy Parker is what the organization is all about,” said Kevin Fitzpatrick, president of the society. “We are thrilled to be taking Parkerfest to new venues and locations this year, starting in Brooklyn.”

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