The Creative Writing Program’s Fall 2018 Reading Series concludes in December with events featuring Donna Masini (Dec. 6) as well as Lisa Ko and Helen Schulman (Dec. 13), among others.
The New York University Creative Writing Program’s Fall 2018 Reading Series concludes in December with events featuring Donna Masini (Dec. 6) as well as Lisa Ko and Helen Schulman (Dec. 13), 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, December 6, 7 p.m.
Natalie Eilbert, Monica Ferrell, and Donna Masini
Natalie Eilbert is the author of Indictus, winner of Noemi Press's 2016 Poetry Prize, as well as the poetry collection, Swan Feast. Monica Ferrell is the author of three books of fiction and poetry, most recently the collection You Darling Thing (Four Way, 2018). Donna Masini is the author of three collections of poetry, That Kind of Danger; Turning to Fiction; and most recently, 4:30 Movie (W. W. Norton, 2018), as well as the novel, About Yvonne.
Friday, December 7, 7 p.m.
NYU Creative Writing Program Undergraduate Reading
Fall students read their creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry.
Thursday, December 13, 7 p.m.
The New Salon: Writers in Conversation
Lisa Ko and Helen Schulman
In Conversation with Darin Strauss
Lisa Ko is the author of The Leavers, which won the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction and was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction, the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award, and the 2017 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Award. Helen Schulman is the author of the novels This Beautiful Life (a New York Times Best Seller), A Day At The Beach, P.S., The Revisionist and Out Of Time, and the short story collection Not A Free Show. Her new novel, Come With Me, will be published in December 2018. Hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program senior faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.
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 its web site.