NYU's Creative Writing Program’s Spring 2016 Reading Series concludes in May with events featuring Brenda Shaughnessy (May 5), Bianca Stone (May 6), and Marie Howe (May 11), among others.
The New York University Creative Writing Program’s Spring 2016 Reading Series concludes in May with events featuring Brenda Shaughnessy (May 5), Bianca Stone (May 6), and Marie Howe (May 11), among others.
All events are held in the program’s Greenwich Village home, the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, located at 58 W. 10th Street (between 5th and 6th Aves.) and are free and open to the public—unless otherwise noted. Seating for free events is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 212.998.8816 or visit www.cwp.fas.nyu.edu. Subways: F, L, M (14th Street/6th Avenue); 1 (Christopher Street); A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street).
Thursday, May 5, 7 p.m.
The New Salon: Brenda Shaughnessy in Conversation with Deborah Landau
Brenda Shaughnessy is the author of four collections of poems, including “Human Dark With Sugar,” (Copper Canyon, 2008) winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, “Our Andromeda” (Copper Canyon, 2012), and “So Much Synth” (Copper Canyon, 2016). Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.
Friday, May 6, 7 p.m.
NYU Creative Writing Program Undergraduate Reading
Students read their creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry.
Friday, May 6, 7 p.m.
NYU Emerging Writers Reading: Bianca Stone, Guest Author
Bianca Stone's debut full-length collection is “Someone Else's Wedding Vows” (Tin House Books, 2014). Her most recent work is “Poetry Comics for the Book of Hours” (Pleiades Press, 2016).
Note Location: KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street
Saturday, May 7, 2 p.m.
NYU Veterans Writing Workshop Reading
Readings by participants of the Veterans Writing Workshop, which offers free classes to recent veterans.
Wednesday, May 11, 4 p.m.
Goldwater Hospital Writing Workshop Reading with Marie Howe
Readings by the Golden Writers, participants of a writing workshop for disabled adults. With Special Guest Marie Howe, author of the poetry collections “The Good Thief” (Persea Books, 1988), “What the Living Do” (W.W. Norton, 1998), and “The Kingdom of Ordinary Time” (W.W. Norton, 2008).
Note Location: NYU Silver Center, Jurow Lecture Hall, 100 Washington Square East
The NYU Creative Writing Program, among the most distinguished programs in the country, is a leading national center for the study of writing and literature. The undergraduate and graduate programs provide students with an opportunity to develop their craft while working closely with some of the finest poets and novelists writing today. The Creative Writing Program occupies a townhouse on West 10th Street in the same Greenwich Village neighborhood where so many writers have lived and worked. The Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House allows writers—established and emerging—to share their work in an inspiring setting. For more, visit www.cwp.fas.nyu.edu.