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NYU Creative Writing Program Hosts the Paris Review Salon June 10

May 29, 2009
N-479, 2008-09

The New York University Creative Writing Program will host The Paris Review Salon on Wednesday, June 10, at 6 p.m. in the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 W. 10th Street, the program’s Greenwich Village home. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.998.8816 or visit

This special event features James Lasdun, Karl Taro Greenfeld, and Danielle Evans, all recent contributors to The Paris Review, reading from their work. Following the readings, The Paris Review senior editors Christopher Cox and Nathaniel Rich will moderate a conversation with the authors about the craft of writing.

London-born, Lasdun is a poet, fiction writer, and screenwriter. His first novel, The Horned Man, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and an Economist Best Book of the Year. His second novel, Seven Lies, a political thriller, was shortlisted for the 2007 James Tait Black Memorial Prize (for fiction). His most recent novel is It’s Beginning to Hurt (2009).

Greenfield is the author of three books - Speed Tribes, Standard Deviations, and China Syndrome. A longtime writer and editor for Time and Sports Illustrated, he was also a correspondent for Conde Nast Portfolio. His fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, American Short Fiction, and Best American Short Stories 2009.

Evans has published fiction in The Paris Review, Phoebe, Black Renaissance Noire, and The L Magazine. She received her M.F.A. in fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and was a fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. Her first short story collection is forthcoming from Riverhead, and she is currently at work on a novel.

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