Arts & Music

Rosedale author pens YA book on bullying
Rosedale author pens YA book on bullying
Arts & Music Queens Courier Staff 7/18/2014 at 11:18AM

Stories of children driven to suicide from bullying drove a Queens woman to write a young adult book to teach kids to deal with the trauma, learn how to love and come to peace with themselves.

Western Queens artist Gildo discusses road to success
Western Queens artist Gildo discusses road to success
Arts & Music Queens Courier Staff 7/03/2014 at 2:54PM

In a successful arts-based community like Long Island City, it is sometimes hard for an individual artist to stand out from the crowd. But an artist named Gildo has achieved this breakthrough through his breathtaking sense of creative purpose and the wide spectrum of his creative activities.

Glendale pastor writes YA self-help book
Glendale pastor writes YA self-help book
Arts & Music Eric Jankiewicz 7/03/2014 at 12:09PM

Writing a successful book for young adults can be hard if it doesn’t have magic and vampires in it. But a pastor in a Glendale church wrote a book aimed to help troubled teenagers in 2011, and since then, the book has taken on a second life, spurring the creation of conventions and a clothing company.