The New York University Creative Writing Program Fall 2007 Reading Series continues in November with a number of special readings and events. Most events are held in the program’s new home in
A schedule of events follows:
Thursday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.
The New Salon: Fiction Writers in Conversation. Featuring A.M. Homes, author of several novels, short story collections, and memoirs, most recently The Mistress’s Daughter. She has also written for the television series The L Word. In conversation with Darin Strauss, author of Chang and Eng and The Real McCoy.
Friday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.
Poetry reading: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Yusef Komunyakaa, author of numerous books of poetry including Pleasure Dome: New & Collected Poems. Introduced by Sharon Olds. Note venue:
Friday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m.
Emerging Writers Reading with Breyten Breytenbach, distinguished poet, fiction writer, dramatist, essayist, painter and activist whose work includes The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist, a memoir of time spent in South Africa’s prisons and his latest book, Windcatcher: New & Selected Poems. The Emerging Writers Reading Series showcases the talent of NYU’s graduate Creative Writing Program and features an established writer as a special guest. Please Note: The reading with Breyten Breytenbach has been moved from KGB Bar to the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House.
Thursday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m.
The New Salon: Poets in Conversation, featuring Brenda Shaughnessy, author of Interior with Sudden Joy and the forthcoming Human Dark with Sugar. In conversation with Rob Casper. Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 7 p.m.
“The Geometry of Hope” Creative Writing Prize Reading: Readings by the finalists of the undergraduate student prize for the best poem or short prose piece inspired by NYU Grey Art Gallery’s exhibition, “The Geometry of Hope: Latin American Abstract Art from the Patricia Phelps de Collection.”
Thursday, Nov. 29, 7 p.m.
Poet Philip Levine 80th Birthday Tribute: a reading to celebrate the birthday of one of our most important and influential poets, featuring Philip Levine, Kate Daniels, E.L. Doctorow, Edward Hirsch, Galway Kinnell, Yusef Komunyakaa, Malena Mörling, Sharon Olds, Tom Sleigh, Gerald Stern, Jean Valentine, and Charles Wright. Co-sponsored with the
Friday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m.