CLMP Benefit, Monday, November 3rd, 7pm


Monday, November 3rd, 2008
Meg Wolitzer returns as Miss Spell to defend her fabulous aluminum foil crown against a swarm of usurping spellers.

7:00pm Bubbles 'n Bites,
Buzzless Bidding Silent Auction.

8:00pm Bee.

We Put a Spell on You is hosted by the Diane von Furstenberg Studio 440 W 14th Street, NYC

Brave Spelling Bees so far! -- Jonathan Adler (TOP DESIGN) Jonathan Burnham (Publisher, HarperCollins) David Carr (THE NIGHT OF THE GUN) Michael Cunningham (SPECIMEN DAYS) David Gates (THE WONDERS OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD) Brooke Geehan (Founder, Accompanied Literary Society) Brad Gooch (FLANNERY: A LIFE OF FLANNERY O'CONNOR) Heidi Julavits (THE USES OF ENCHANTMENT) Wayne Koestenbaum (HOTEL THEORY) Alex Kuczynski (BEAUTY JUNKIES) Honor Moore (THE BISHOP'S DAUGHTER) Michael Musto (LA DOLCE MUSTO, The Village Voice) Sara Nelson (Editor-in-Chief, Publisher's Weekly) Susan Orlean (LAZY LITTLE LOAFERS) Robert Sietsema (Restaurant Critic, Village Voice) Judith Thurman (CLEOPATRA'S NOSE) Meg Wolitzer (THE POSITION)

Emcee -- Bob Morris (Style Section, The New York Times; author, ASSISTED LOVING)

Judge -- Jesse Sheidlower (Editor-at-Large, OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY)