The NYU Bookstore will host events this fall featuring Pulitzer-Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa (Dec. 2), poet Anne Waldman (Dec. 3), and more at its 726 Broadway location.
Events are free and open to the public. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. For more information, call 212.998.4667 or go to www.bookstores.nyu.edu. Subways: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).
Monday, December 1, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Second Annual Open Mic
Attendees are invited to share their creative writing with others at the Second Annual Open Mic night. Co-hosted by NYU publications “Minetta Review” and “The Plague”.
Tuesday, December 2, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Contemporary Brazilian Poetry and Translation
Participants include: Yusef Komunyakaa, the Senior Distinguished Poet in the Graduate Writing Program at NYU and winner of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry; Idra Novey, whose most recent poetry collection is “Clarice: The Visitor”; Flávia Rocha, the editor-in-chief of Rattapallax magazine and whose most recent poetry collection is “Quartos Habitáveis”; Márcio-André, who recently published “Cazas”, a book of poetry.
Wednesday, December 3, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Conjunctions #63 Speaking Volumes
A reading with Samuel R. Delany, Minna Proctor, Frederic Tuten, and Anne Waldman; introduced by editor Bradford Morrow
Participants are the contributors to “Speaking Volumes”, a collection of essays, poems, stories, and unclassifiable works that examine what books mean to those of us who deeply depend on them.
Thursday, December 4, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Joel Hoffman is the author of “The Bible’s Cutting Room Floor: The Holy Scriptures Missing from Your Bible”, “In the Beginning: A Short History of the Hebrew Language”, and “And God Said: How Translations Conceal the Bible’s Original Meaning”.