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CWP Podcasts | Fall 2013

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    “A Public Space” Presents

    Tom Drury, Sarah Manguso, and Antoine Wilson

    Readings by contributors to the award-winning Brooklyn-based quarterly (pictured: Sarah Manguso). Hosted by founding editor Brigid Hughes. Co-sponsored with “A Public Space.”

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    Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry

    Dorothea Lasky

    Poet Dorothea Lasky presents “What Is Color in Poetry or Is It the Wild Wind in the Space of the Word?,” a lecture exploring the mystical and practical relationships between color and poetry. Her most recent collection is “Thunderbird” (Wave Books, 2013).

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    2013 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards Reading

    Tiffany Briere, Ashlee Crews, Kristin Dombek, Margaree Little, Kirstin Valdez Quade, and Jill Sisson Quinn

    The Rona Jaffe Foundation provides support to women writers in the early stages of their writing careers.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Ayana Mathis and Karen Russell (with Darin Strauss)

    Ayana Mathis (pictured) is the author of the debut novel “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie” (Knopf, 2012). Karen Russell’s newest title is “Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories” (Knopf, 2013).

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    Poetry Reading

    Kazim Ali and Srikanth Reddy

    “Sky Ward” (Wesleyan University Press, 2013) is Kazim Ali’s (pictured) third book of poetry. Srikanth Reddy is most recently the author of “Voyager” (University of California Press, 2011). With an introductory reading by April Naoko Heck (“A Nuclear Family,” UpSet Press, 2013). Co-sponsored with Kundiman and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

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    “Washington Square” Launch Party

    N. Michelle AuBuchon, Corina Copp, and Major Jackson

    Featuring readings by contributors (pictured: Major Jackson) to the new issue of “Washington Square,” the national literary journal produced by graduate students in the NYU Creative Writing Program.

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    “Selected Shorts” at NYU: Writers on Writing

    Alex Karpovsky, Parker Posey, and Kaneza Schaal, Guest Actors

    The acclaimed public radio series and podcast presents short stories about the craft of writing by Joan Didion, Molly Giles, and Etgar Keret, performed by acclaimed actors Alex Karpovsky (pictured), Parker Posey, and Kaneza Schaal. Co-sponsored with Selected Shorts. More information about Selected Shorts is available at symphonyspace.org.

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    Poets on War: A Reading for Refugee Youth in South Sudan

    Yusef Komunyakaa, Adrie Kusserow, Brian Turner, and Bruce Weigl

    Pulitzer Prize–winner and NYU senior faculty member Yusef Komunyakaa’s (pictured) latest work is “Testimony, A Tribute to Charlie Parker: With New and Selected Jazz Poems” (Wesleyan University Press, 2013). Adrie Kusserow’s collection “Refuge” was published this year by BOA Editions. Alice James released Brian Turner’s second book, “Phantom Noise,” in 2010. “The Abundance of Nothing” (TriQuarterly, 2012) is Bruce Weigl’s most recent publication.

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    Cave Canem Northwestern Poetry Prize Reading

    Reginald M. Harris

    Reginald M. Harris is the author of “Autogeography” (Northwestern University Press, 2012), winner of the 2012 Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize for a second book. With special guest Afaa M. Weaver. Co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Jonathan Lethem (with Darin Strauss)

    National Book Critics Circle Award–winner and MacArthur Fellow Jonathan Lethem is the author of nine novels, including “Dissident Gardens,” new this fall from Doubleday.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Lucie Brock-Broido (with Charif Shanahan)

    Lucie Brock-Broido’s latest collection is “Stay, Illusion” (Knopf, 2013). Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Academy of American Poets Chancellors Reading

    Victor Hernández Cruz, Toi Derricotte, Mark Doty, Marilyn Hacker, Juan Felipe Herrera, Edward Hirsch, Jane Hirshfield, Marilyn Nelson, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ron Padgett, Marie Ponsot, Claudia Rankine, Arthur Sze, Anne Waldman, and C. D. Wright

    Some of the most acclaimed poets of our day come together on one stage to read from their latest work (pictured: Naomi Shihab Nye). Presented by the Academy of American Poets; co-sponsored with NYU Skirball Center. Tickets: www.nyuskirball.org or 866-811-4111

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    Reading and New York Film Premiere

    Mitchell S. Jackson

    Mitchell S. Jackson’s debut novel “The Residue Years” was published in August by Bloomsbury. “The Residue Years: A Documentary” will be released this fall.

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    Cave Canem Poetry Prize Reading

    Dexter Booth, Introduced by Major Jackson

    Dexter Booth’s manuscript “Scratching the Ghost” (Graywolf, 2013) won the 2012 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for a first book. With introductory readings by honorable mentions Cherene M. Sherrard and Saeed Jones. Co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    Poetry Reading

    Mark Levine, Geoffrey Nutter, Kathleen Ossip, and Rebecca Wolff

    Mark Levine’s most recent book is “The Wilds” (University of California Press, 2006). In June 2013, Wave Books released Geoffrey Nutter’s (pictured) “The Rose of January.” Kathleen Ossip’s long-awaited second book of poems is “The Cold War” (Sarabande Books, 2011). Rebecca Wolff’s latest poetry collection is “The King” (W. W. Norton, 2010).

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Tao Lin and Saïd Sayrafiezadeh (with Darin Strauss)

    “Taipei,” Tao Lin’s (pictured) third novel, was published in June by Vintage. Saïd Sayrafiezadeh’s story collection “Brief Encounters with the Enemy” was released in August by Dial Press.

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    Poetry Reading

    Anna Journey, Geoffrey G. O’Brien, and Martha Rhodes

    Anna Journey’s second book is “Vulgar Remedies” (Louisiana State University Press, 2013). Geoffrey G. O’Brien’s “People on Sunday” is out this fall from Wave Books. Martha Rhodes (pictured) is the author of four poetry collections, most recently “The Beds” (Autumn House, 2012).

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    D. A. Powell (with Alice Quinn)

    D. A. Powell’s fifth book, “Useless Landscape, or A Guide For Boys” (Graywolf), won the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. In conversation with Alice Quinn. Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Fiction and Poetry Reading

    Nick Laird and Jayne Anne Phillips

    Poet and novelist Nick Laird’s third poetry publication, “Go Giants,” is new this fall from W. W. Norton. Jayne Anne Phillips' fifth novel, “Quiet Dell,” was published in October by Scribner.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Joshua Beckman (with Deborah Landau)

    Joshua Beckman’s ninth book, “The Inside of an Apple,” was published this fall by Wave Books. Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Undergraduate Reading

    Students in the undergraduate creative writing program read original poetry and fiction.

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    Poetry Reading

    Ilya Kaminsky

    Ilya Kaminsky’s newest work, in collaboration with Jean Valentine, is “Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva” (Alice James, 2012). Co-sponsored with the NYU Office of Global Services.