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.
The New York University 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 (between Astor Place and Washington Place).
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”.