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CWP Podcasts | Spring 2013

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    Fiction Reading

    Lorrie Moore

    Acclaimed author Lorrie Moore’s most recent title is the novel "A Gate at the Stairs" (Knopf, 2009). Moore is the 2013 Distinguished Fiction Writer-in-Residence in the NYU Creative Writing Program. Introduced by Darin Strauss.

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    Poetry Reading

    Brenda Shaughnessy and Craig Morgan Teicher

    Brenda Shaughnessy’s new collection is "Our Andromeda" (Copper Canyon Press, 2012). "To Keep Love Blurry," Craig Morgan Teicher’s latest title, was published by BOA Editions in 2012.

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    Ugly Duckling Presse Presents

    Vanessa Place, Jacqueline Waters, and Sara Wintz

    This event features readings by poets from the innovative Brooklyn-based publisher (pictured: Jacqueline Waters). Hosted by editors Anna Moschovakis and Matvei Yankelevich. Co-sponsored with Ugly Duckling Presse.

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    Fiction Reading

    Manuel Gonzales and A. M. Homes

    Manuel Gonzales’s debut, "The Miniature Wife and Other Stories," was released in January (Riverhead, 2013). NYU Creative Writing Program alumna A. M. Homes’s novel "May We Be Forgiven" appeared from Viking in fall 2012.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Nell Freudenberger and Dinaw Mengestu (with Darin Strauss)

    Nell Freudenberger, an alumna of the NYU Creative Writing Program, is most recently the author of "The Newlyweds" (Knopf, 2012). 2012 MacArthur Fellow Dinaw Mengestu’s (pictured) latest title is "How to Read the Air" (Riverhead, 2010). In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    "Zoetrope: All-Story" Presents

    Pinckney Benedict, Kathryn Harrison, and David Means

    An evening with contributors to the National Magazine Award–winning quarterly published by Francis Ford Coppola (pictured: David Means). Hosted by founding editor Adrienne Brodeur. Co-sponsored with "Zoetrope: All-Story."

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    Fiction and Nonfiction Reading

    Nicholas Christopher, David Shields, and Terese Svoboda

    Poet and novelist Nicholas Christopher’s novel “Tiger Rag” is new from Dial Press. David Shields reads from his new nonfiction title “How Literature Saved My Life” (Knopf, February 2013). Fiction writer and poet Terese Svoboda’s novel “Tin God” will be reissued by University of Nebraska Press/Bison Books in April.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Tina Chang (with Alice Quinn)

    Tina Chang reads and discusses her work; her latest collection is “Of Gods and Strangers” (Four Way Books, 2011). In conversation with Alice Quinn. Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Poetry Reading

    James Arthur, Heather Christle, and Arda Collins

    James Arthur’s debut, “Charms Against Lightning” appeared from Copper Canyon Press in 2012. Heather Christle’s most recent book is “What Is Amazing” (Wesleyan University Press, 2013). Arda Collins (pictured) received the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize for “It Is Daylight” (Yale University Press, 2009). Hosted by Matthew Rohrer.

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    Poetry Reading

    Paul Muldoon

    Pulitzer Prize–winner and "New Yorker" poetry editor Paul Muldoon reads from his new book, “The Word on the Street: Rock Lyrics,” released in February by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Introduced by Deborah Landau.

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    Poetry Reading

    Marie Howe and Alex Dimitrov

    Alex Dimitrov’s debut poetry book is “Begging for It” (Four Way Books, 2013). Poet and NYU faculty member Marie Howe is the author of three collections including “The Kingdom of Ordinary Time” (W. W. Norton, 2008).

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    Fiction Reading

    Vikram Chandra

    Vikram Chandra is the author of the critically acclaimed “Sacred Games;” “Love and Longing in Bombay: Stories;” and “Red Earth and Pouring Rain.”

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    "Washington Square" Launch Party

    Ana Bozicevic, John Oliver Hodges, and Rachel Zucker

    Featuring readings by contributors to the new issue of "Washington Square," the national literary journal produced by graduate students in the NYU Creative Writing Program. (Pictured: Rachel Zucker)

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    John Ashbery

    The eminent poet John Ashbery has won nearly every major American literary award for poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the National Book Award. His newest collection “Quick Question” was released by Ecco in December 2012. In conversation with Deborah Landau. Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America. Please note change in location and reservation policy: No RSVPs required; seating is first come, first served.

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    West 10th Launch Reading

    Gerald Stern, Guest Author

    Readings by contributors to "West 10th," the literary journal produced by undergraduate students in the NYU Creative Writing Program. With special guest poet Gerald Stern.

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    Lunchtime Fiction Reading

    Etgar Keret

    Israeli writer Etgar Keret is the author of six story collections, most recently “Suddenly, a Knock on the Door” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012).

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    Poetry Reading: Cave Canem Fellows

    Remica L. Bingham, Dawn Lundy Martin, and Colleen J. McElroy

    Readings from new poetry collections by Cave Canem Fellows (pictured: Dawn Lundy Martin). Co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    NYU Alumni Reading

    Anya Achtenberg, Farnoosh Fathi, Grant Ginder, Ellen Greenfield, and Tyehimba Jess, hosted by John Murillo

    NYU Creative Writing Program alumni read from recently published books. (Pictured: Tyehimba Jess)

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    "Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War"

    Perry O’Brien, Matt Gallagher, and Roy Scranton

    Readings by Matt Gallagher, Phil Klay, and Roy Scranton, contributors to "Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War" (Matt Gallagher and Roy Scranton, editors, Da Capo Press, 2013), an anthology of stories by veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Pictured: Roy Scranton) All three readers are alumni of the the NYU Veterans Writing Workshop, a program which would not be possible without the vision and generosity of Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith and the Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust.

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    Undergraduate Reading

    NYU Creative Writing Program undergraduate students read original poems and stories.

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    NYU Veterans Writing Workshop Reading

    Marie Howe, Special Guest

    This reading features participants of the Veterans Writing Workshop, a community outreach initiative of the NYU Creative Writing Program offering free classes to recent veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. With special guest poet Marie Howe (pictured). The NYU Veterans Writing Workshop would not be possible without the vision and generosity of Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith and the Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Sam Lipsyte (with Darin Strauss)

    Sam Lipsyte’s story collection, “The Fun Parts,” is new from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    Poetry Reading

    Mark Doty and Angelo Nikolopoulos

    National Book Award–winner Mark Doty’s (pictured) forthcoming publications are a poetry collection “Deep Lane” and a nonfiction book “What Is the Grass,” both from W. W. Norton. NYU Creative Writing Program alumnus Angelo Nikolopoulos reads from his debut, “Obscenely Yours” (Alice James Books, 2013), winner of the 2011 Kinereth Gensler Award.

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    Reading and Conversation: Poetry Fellows

    Eduardo C. Corral, Nicole Terez Dutton, and Matthew Olzmann

    Readings by Eduardo C. Corral (pictured), Nicole Terez Dutton, and Matthew Olzmann. Co-sponsored with CantoMundo, Cave Canem Foundation, and Kundiman.