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CWP Podcasts | Fall 2008


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    NYU Faculty Reading

    Elaine Equi and Darin Strauss

    Elaine Equi's latest book, Ripple Effect: New & Selected Poems, was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Award. Other collections include Surface Tension, Decoy, and Voice-Over.

    Darin Strauss is the bestselling author of the New York Times Notable books Chang and Eng and The Real McCoy. His new novel, More Than It Hurts You, was published this summer.

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    The New Salon: Fiction Writers in Conversation

    Colson Whitehead

    The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, Colson Whitehead is the author of The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, The Colossus of New York, and most recently Apex Hides the Hurt.

    In conversation with Darin Strauss

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    Reading & Conversation

    Honor Moore

    The award-winning poet and nonfiction writer's 2008 memoir, The Bishop's Daughter, was named an Editor's Choice by The New York Times.

    In conversation with Tom Healy

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    The Paris Review Salon

    Jesse Ball and Kimiko Hahn

    Readings by two recent contributors to The Paris Review.

    Hosted by Editors Meghan O’Rourke and Chris Cox

    Co-sponsored with The Paris Review

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    Poetry Reading and Conversation

    Charles Simic

    The 2007-2008 Poet Laureate is the author of 18 books of poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The World Doesn’t End, and Selected Poems: 1963-2003, which won the Griffin Prize. His most recent book of poetry, That Little Something, was published in February 2008.

    In conversation with Deborah Landau

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    Debut: New British Poets

    Paul Batchelor, Frances Leviston and Kathryn Simmonds

    A reading and conversation with three emerging British poets, all winners of the prestigious Eric Gregory Award for writers under 30.

    In conversation with Alice Quinn

    Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America

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    Fiction Reading & Conversation

    Todd Hasak-Lowy and Etgar Keret

    Todd Hasak-Lowy is the author The Task of This Translator, his debut story collection. His first novel, CAPTIVES, is forthcoming in October 2008 from Spiegel & Grau.

    Etgar Keret is an Israeli writer and filmmaker. His books published in English include the short story collections The Nimrod Flipout and most recently The Girl On The Fridge.

    Introduction by Matthew Rohrer

    This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

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    State-to-State Poet's Exchange

    An inaugural program connecting New York and the Twin Cities, with a reading by an emerging poet followed by a moderated discussion with Robert N. Casper (Poetry Society of America) and Eric Lorberer (Rain Taxi Review of Books).

    Co-sponsored by Rain Taxi Review of Books and the Poetry Society of America.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Terrance Hayes

    Terrance Hayes is the author of three books of poetry: Hip Logic, which won National Poetry Series, Muscular Music, and most recently Wind in a Box.

    In conversation with Robert N. Casper

    Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America

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    Fiction Reading and Conversation

    Edward P. Jones

    His first collection of short stories, Lost in the City, won the PEN/Hemingway Award. His second book, The Known World, won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. All Aunt Hagar’s Children, a collection of short stories, was published in 2006.

    In conversation with Chuck Wachtel