Podcasts of Reading Series Highlights

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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

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    Fiction Reading

    Francine Prose

    A novelist and essayist, Francine Prose has published 12 novels including Blue Angel, a finalist for the 2000 National Book Award, and most recently, Goldengrove. Prose is the 2008-09 Lillian Vernon Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at NYU.

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    The Paris Review Salon

    Colum McCann and Padgett Powell

    The Paris Review Salon features acclaimed fiction writers Colum McCann and Padgett Powell in a reading hosted by editor Chris Cox.

    Co-sponsored by The Paris Review

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    Agha Shahid Ali Memorial Reading

    Nicholas Christopher, Michael Collier, Daniel Hall, Marie Ponsot, Grace Schulman, Tom Sleigh, Jean Valentine, and Chuck Wachtel

    This event honors Agha Shahid Ali, esteemed NYU professor and poet. His posthumous poetry collection, The Veiled Suite, will be published in February 2009 by W.W. Norton. Readings will be given by Nicholas Christopher, Michael Collier, Daniel Hall, Marie Ponsot, Grace Schulman, Tom Sleigh, Jean Valentine, and Chuck Wachtel.

    Co-sponsored by W.W. Norton

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Major Jackson

    Major Jackson is the author of Hoops, a finalist for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature-Poetry, and Leaving Saturn, winner of the 2000 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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    Emerging Writers

    Amy Hempel, Guest Author

    The Emerging Writers Series showcases graduate students of the NYU Creative Writing Program. Readings feature established writers as special guests.

    Amy Hempel is the acclaimed author of four short story collections: Reasons to Live, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, Tumble Home, and The Dog of the Marriage. The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel (2006) gathers all the stories from the four earlier books. Note: This podcast is a recording of an earlier reading, featuring Darin Strauss in conversation with Amy Hempel in spring 2008.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Christian Hawkey

    Christian Hawkey is the author of Citizen Of; Hour, Hour; and The Book of Funnels, winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. He received a Creative Capital Innovative Literature Award in 2006.

    In conversation with Robert N. Casper

    Co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America

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    Poetry Reading

    Sharon Olds

    Sharon Olds is the author of nine books of poetry including The Dead & the Living, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, Strike Sparks: Selected Poems, and The Father, which was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her most recent book is One Secret Thing.

    Introduction by Deborah Landau

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    Poetry Reading: Wave Poets

    Joshua Beckman, Noelle Kocot, and Chelsey Minnis

    Joshua Beckman, Noelle Kocot and Chelsey Minnis read from their newest collections. Introduction by Matthew Rohrer.

    See photos from the reading (copyright by Star Black):

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    New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Charles Simic in conversation with Alice Quinn

    Charles Simic, the fifteenth poet laureate of the United States (2007-2008), has published numerous collections of poems, among them, "My Noiseless Entourage;" "Selected Poems: 1963-2003," for which he received the 2005 International Griffin Poetry Prize; "The Voice at 3:00 AM: Selected Late and New Poems;" and "The World Doesn’t End: Prose Poems," for which he received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His most recent book is "The Renegade: Writings on Poetry and a Few Other Things" (2009).

    In conversation with Alice Quinn

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    Fiction Reading

    Eric Bogosian

    Eric Bogosian reads from his new novel, "Perforated Heart." He is the author of two other novels, several films, and numerous award-winning works for the theater including “Talk Radio.” On television, he currently co-stars as Captain Danny Ross on the long running series “Law and Order: CI.” Introduction by Marcelle Clements. (Photo © Steve Appleford).

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    Poetry Reading

    Forrest Gander and Lance Phillips

    The Friday Happy Hour series features readings and refreshments on select Fridays at 5pm.

    Forrest Gander’s recent books include the novel "As a Friend," the book of poems "Eye Against Eye," and the translation "Firefly Under the Tongue: Selected Poems of Coral Bracho" (a PEN Translation Prize Finalist).

    Lance Phillips has published two books of poetry, "Corpus Socius" and "Cur aliquid vidi," and a book of experimental autobiography, "Imposture Notebook." Introduction by Matthew Rohrer. (Photo: Forrest Gander © Denny Moers)

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    Fiction Reading

    E. L. Doctorow (Introduced by Jonathan Safran Foer)

    E. L. Doctorow reads from his new novel, "Homer and Langley" (Random House, September 2009). His other novels include "The March," "City of God," "The Waterworks," "Welcome to Hard Times," "The Book of Daniel," "Ragtime," "Loon Lake," "Lives of the Poets," "World’s Fair," and "Billy Bathgate." Among his honors are the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle Awards, two PEN/Faulkner awards, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal. Doctorow holds the Lewis and Loretta Glucksman Chair of English and American Letters at NYU. With a special introduction by Jonathan Safran Foer.

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    Poetry Reading

    Rae Armantrout and Bernadette Mayer

    Rae Armantrout’s most recent book of poetry, "Versed," is a finalist for the 2009 National Book Award in poetry. Her many other books include "Collected Prose," "Up to Speed," and "Veil: New and Selected Poems."

    Bernadette Mayer is the author of numerous books of poetry and prose, including "Midwinter Day" and "The Bernadette Mayer Reader." Her most recent collection is "Poetry State Forest." Introduction by Matthew Rohrer

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    Essay Anthology Reading: My Diva

    Scott Hightower, Paul Lisicky, Michael Montlack, Michael Schiavi, and Richard Tayson

    This reading features five contributors to the anthology of essays, "My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them." Hosted by editor Michael Montlack. (Photo: Paul Lisicky)

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    The New Salon: Fiction Writers in Conversation

    John Wray

    John Wray is the author of the novels "The Right Hand of Sleep" and "Canaan’s Tongue." He wrote much of his acclaimed new novel "Lowboy," published in March 2009, inside the New York City subway system. In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    Writers from the Agriculture Reader

    Heather Christle, Joshua Cohen, Matthew Rohrer, and Diane Williams

    The Friday Happy Hour series features readings and refreshments on select Fridays at 5pm.

    On this evening, recent contributors to the literary magazine "Agriculture Reader" read from their poetry and fiction. Hosted by journal editors Justin Taylor and Jeremy Schmall.

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    Poetry Reading

    Tomaz Salamun

    Considered one of Slovenia's greatest living poets, Tomaz Salamun is the author of many poetry collections, most recently "There's the Hand and There's the Arid Chair." Introduced by Matthew Rohrer.

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    Two Poets from Four Way Books

    Carolyn Forché and Tom Healy

    Acclaimed poet Carolyn Forché will read as the editor and literary executor of Daniel Simko’s new posthumous poetry collection, "The Arrival."

    Tom Healy is the author of "What the Right Hand Knows" (Four Way Books, October 2009), his debut collection of poems. His poems and essays have appeared in "The Paris Review," "Yale Review," "Tin House," "Salmagundi," and other journals.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Nick Flynn

    Nick Flynn’s memoir, "Another Bullshit Night in Suck City" won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award. He is also the author of two books of poetry, "Some Ether" and "Blind Huber." His new memoir, "The Ticking is the Bomb," is forthcoming from W. W. Norton in January 2010. In conversation with Deborah Landau.

    Co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America

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    The New Salon: Fiction Writers in Conversation

    Jayne Anne Phillips

    Jayne Anne Phillips is the author of two story collections and four novels. Her latest novel, the critically acclaimed "Lark and Termite," is a 2009 National Book Award finalist in fiction. Her other awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, and a National Book Critics Circle Award nomination. In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    Poetry Reading

    John Ashbery

    John Ashbery’s many poetry collections include "Notes from the Air: Selected Later Poems," which was awarded the 2008 International Griffin Poetry Prize, and a book of new poems, "Planisphere" (Ecco, December 2009). His "Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror" won the three major American prizes: the Pulitzer, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and an early book, "Some Trees," was selected by W.H. Auden for the Yale Younger Poets Series. The winner of many other prizes and awards, he has received two Guggenheim Fellowships and was a MacArthur Fellow from 1985 to 1990. (Photo © Lynn Davis)

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    Poetry Reading

    Denise Duhamel and Jill Bialosky

    The Friday Happy Hour series features readings and refreshments on select Fridays at 5pm.

    Denise Duhamel's most recent poetry titles are "Ka-Ching!," "Two and Two Mille et un Sentiments," and "Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems."

    Jill Bialosky’s collections of poems are "Subterranean," "The End of Desire," and most recently, "Intruder." She is also the author of the novels "House Under Snow" and "The Life Room."

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    Fiction Reading and Conversation

    Michael Thomas

    Michael Thomas is the author of "Man Gone Down" (Grove Atlantic), which won the prestigious 2009 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and was selected as one of "The New York Times Book Review's" top five novels of the year. "The Broken King," a memoir about four generations of men in his family, will be published by Grove Atlantic in February 2010.

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    The Paris Review Salon

    Colum McCann and Timothy Donnelly

    Colum McCann is the author of two collections of short stories and five novels, including "This Side of Darkness," "Dancer," and "Zoli," all of which were international bestsellers. His celebrated new novel, "Let the Great World Spin," won the 2009 National Book Award.

    Timothy Donnelly is the author of "Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit" (Grove, 2003). His poems have appeared in "Harper's," "The Nation," "Ploughshares," and elsewhere. He is a poetry editor for "Boston Review."

    Hosted by journal editors Christopher Cox and Dan Chiasson

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    Fiction Reading

    Lydia Davis

    Lydia Davis is the acclaimed author of five collections of short fiction, including "Varieties of Disturbance" (a 2007 National Book Award finalist) and "The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis," as well as a novel, "The End of the Story." Davis is also the translator of many French literary works, including "Swann’s Way" by Marcel Proust.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Jonathan Lethem in conversation with Darin Strauss

    Jonathan Lethem is the author of seven novels, one novella, two short-story collections, and a volume of essays. Lethem’s newest novel is "Chronic City." He is currently the Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the NYU Creative Writing Program.

    In conversation with Darin Strauss

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    Poetry Reading and Conversation

    Dan Chiasson

    Dan Chiasson is the author of three books of poems, including his newest title "Where’s the Moon, There’s the Moon" (Knopf, February 2010). His essays on poetry appear widely, and he serves as a poetry editor of "The Paris Review."

    In conversation with Deborah Landau

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    Fiction Reading

    A.M. Homes and Jeanette Winterson

    A.M. Homes is the acclaimed author of five novels, two short-story collections, and most recently a memoir, "The Mistress’s Daughter."

    Jeanette Winterson is the author of nine novels, including her latest, "The Stone Gods" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008). She writes for film, TV and theatre, and for children, and her work is published in 18 languages. www.jeanettewinterson.com

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    Poetry & Prose Reading

    Kazim Ali, Tao Lin, and Maaza Mengiste

    Poet and novelist Kazim Ali is the author of five books, most recently the transgenre work, "Bright Felon: Autobiography and Cities" (Wesleyan University Press, 2009).

    Tao Lin is the author of five books of fiction and poetry, most recently the novella "Shoplifting from American Apparel" (Melville House, 2009).

    Maaza Mengiste’s debut novel, "Beneath the Lion’s Gaze," was published by W. W. Norton in January 2010. Photo © Miriam Berkley

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    New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Olena Kalytiak Davis

    Olena Kalytiak Davis is the author of three books of poetry, most recently "On The Kitchen Table From Which Everything Has Been Hastily Removed" (The Hollyridge Press, 2009).

    In conversation with Deborah Landau

    Co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America

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    Poetry Reading

    Joel Brouwer, Rebecca Wolff, and Rachel Zucker

    Joel Brouwer is the author of three books of poems, most recently "And So."

    Rebecca Wolff is the author of three books of poems. Her newest title is "The King."

    Rachel Zucker is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently, "Museum of Accidents."

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    Poetry Reading

    Sharon Olds, Matthew Dickman, and Michael Dickman

    Sharon Olds is the author of nine books of poetry including "The Dead & the Living," winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her most recent collection is "One Secret Thing."

    Matthew Dickman is the author of "All American Poem," which won the 2008 American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize in Poetry.

    Michael Dickman’s first book of poems, "End of the West," was published in 2009.

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    Poetry Reading

    Edward Hirsch

    Edward Hirsch is the author of eight books of poetry including "Wild Gratitude," which received the National Book Critics Circle Award. His new book is titled "The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems" (Knopf, March 2010).

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    Alumni Reading

    Ishion Hutchinson, John Murillo, January Gill O’Neil, and Sung J. Woo

    NYU Creative Writing Program alumni read from newly published books. (Pictured: Sung J. Woo)

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    Creative Writing Program Graduate Student Readings

    Readings from thesis manuscripts of poetry and fiction.

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    Creative Writing Program Graduate Student Reading

    Readings from thesis manuscripts of poetry and fiction.

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    NYU Veterans Writing Workshop Reading with Guest Colum McCann

    This event features writers from the NYU Veterans Writing Workshop, a program founded by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to benefit recent veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Participants attend free weekly workshops led by teaching fellows from the NYU Creative Writing Program. This year’s guest reader, Colum McCann, is the 2009 National Book Award winner for his novel "Let the Great World Spin." He is the author of two collections of short stories and five novels, including "This Side of Brightness," "Dancer," and "Zoli," all of which were international bestsellers.

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    Poetry Reading

    Ken Chen, Gillian Conoley, Geoffrey Nutter

    Ken Chen's debut book of poems, "Juvenilia," won the 2009 Yale Younger Poets Prize. Gillian Conoley is the author of numerous collections of poetry including "The Plot Genie" (Omnidawn, 2009). Geoffrey Nutter’s most recent collection is "Christopher Sunset" (Wave Books, 2010). Hosted by Matthew Rohrer.

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    Reading

    Darin Strauss

    Novelist and NYU faculty member Darin Strauss reads from his new memoir, "Half a Life" (McSweeney’s Books, 2010).

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    Reading

    Jonathan Safran Foer

    Jonathan Safran Foer’s most recent book is "Eating Animals," newly published in paperback (Back Bay Books, 2010). Foer is Collegiate Professor and Lillian Vernon Distinguished Writer-in-Residence in the NYU Creative Writing Program.

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    Writers and Editors in Conversation

    Jean-Christophe Valtat, with Mitzi Angel and Lorin Stein

    French author Jean-Christophe Valtat’s English-language debut, "03: A Novel," was published in June 2010 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. In conversation with FSG editor and translator Mitzi Angel and "The Paris Review" editor Lorin Stein.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Matthew Zapruder (with Deborah Landau)

    "Come on All You Ghosts" (Copper Canyon Press, 2010) is Matthew Zapruder’s third collection of poems. In conversation with Deborah Landau; co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Joshua Ferris (with Darin Strauss)

    The paperback edition of Joshua Ferris’s second novel, "The Unnamed," is out recently from Reagan Arthur/Back Bay Books (2010). In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    Fiction Reading

    Nicole Krauss

    "Great House: A Novel" (W. W. Norton & Company, 2010) is the third book by writer Nicole Krauss.

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    Poetry Reading

    Howard Altmann and D. Nurkse

    “In This House,” Howard Altmann’s second collection of poetry, was published in April 2010 by Turtle Point Press. D. Nurkse (pictured) is the author of nine collections of poetry, most recently “The Border Kingdom” (Knopf, 2008).

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Monica de la Torre (with Robert N. Casper)

    Translator and poet Monica de la Torre’s second and most recent book of poems is “Public Domain” (Roof Books, 2008). In conversation with Robert N. Casper; co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Poetry Reading

    Don Paterson

    Scottish writer, poet, and editor Don Paterson published “Rain,” his seventh collection of poems, in April 2010 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).

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    Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize Reading

    Indigo Moor

    Cave Canem celebrates the Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize with 2009 winner Indigo Moor (pictured) as he reads from “Through the Stonecutter’s Window.” Introductory readings by Remica L. Bingham and Joanne McFarland, who each received honorable mention. Co-sponsored with the Cave Canem Foundation. (Photo by Crawdad Nelson)

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    Poetry Reading

    Julie Carr, Colin Cheney, and Erika Meitner

    This evening features three winners of the 2009 National Poetry Series Open Competition. Julie Carr’s (pictured) winning collection is “Sarah—Of Fragments and Lines” (Coffee House Press, 2010), her fourth book of poems. Colin Cheney’s debut collection is titled “Here Be Monsters” (University of Georgia Press, 2010). “Ideal Cities” (Harper Perennial, 2010) is Erika Meitner’s second book of poems.

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    Reading and Conversation: Engaged Poetics Across the Big Pond

    Andy Croft, Thomas Sayers Ellis, and Aracelis Girmay

    Smokestack publisher and U.K. poet Andy Croft (pictured) is featured in a reading and conversation with Thomas Sayers Ellis and Aracelis Girmay. Co-sponsored with Poets House.

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    Reading

    Zadie Smith

    Zadie Smith’s most recent book is “Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays” (Penguin, 2010). Smith is a newly appointed senior faculty member in the NYU Creative Writing Program.

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    Cave Canem Poetry Prize Reading

    Gary Jackson

    Gary Jackson reads from his debut collection, “Missing you, Metropolis” (Graywolf Press, 2009), selected by Yusef Komunyakaa for the 2009 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Introductory readings by Lillian-Yvonne Bertram and Jarita Davis, who each received honorable mention. Co-sponsored with the Cave Canem Foundation.

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    Fiction Reading

    Junot Díaz

    Junot Díaz joins the NYU Creative Writing Program faculty in fall 2010. He received the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for his novel “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.”

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    Ezra Pound Poetry Reading

    Sam Anderson, Ian MacNiven, Kristin Prevallet, Matthew Rohrer, Richard Sieburth, Rosmarie Waldrop, and Eliot Weinberger

    A celebration of Ezra Pound’s 125th birthday and the new publication of his expanded and annotated “New Selected Poems.” Readings and tributes moderated by New Directions editor Jeffrey Yang (pictured); co-sponsored with New Directions Publishing.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Charles Wright (with Alice Quinn)

    Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Wright’s most recent volume is “Sestets: Poems” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010). In conversation with Alice Quinn; co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Poetry Reading

    Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Gregory Orr, Gregory Pardlo, and Ed Skoog

    “Apocalyptic Swing” (Persea, 2009) is the most recent collection of poems by Gabrielle Calvocoressi. Gregory Orr is the author of nine collections of poetry, including “How Beautiful the Beloved” (Copper Canyon Press, 2009). Gregory Pardlo’s (pictured) first book, "Totem" (Copper Canyon, 2007), won the 2007 American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize. Ed Skoog’s debut collection of poems, “Mister Skylight,” was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2009.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Rick Moody (with Darin Strauss)

    Rick Moody’s most recent novel is “The Four Fingers of Death: A Novel” (Little, Brown and Company, 2010). Moody is the 2010-2011 Warren Adler Visiting Writer in the NYU Creative Writing Program. In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    Poetry Reading

    Maureen N. McLane, Robert Polito, and Kevin Prufer

    “World Enough” is Maureen N. McLane’s second poetry collection (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010.) Robert Polito’s most recent book of poems is “Hollywood & God” (University of Chicago Press, 2009). Kevin Prufer’s fifth volume of poems, “In a Beautiful Country,” is forthcoming from Four Way Books in 2011.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Jennifer Egan and Justin Taylor (with Darin Strauss)

    “A Visit From the Goon Squad” (Knopf, June 2010) is Jennifer Egan’s fourth novel. The debut collection by Justin Taylor, “Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever: Stories” (Harper Perennial), was published in February 2010. In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    Reading

    Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

    Philosopher and writer Rebecca Newberger Goldstein’s most recent novel is “36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction” (Pantheon, 2010).

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    Friday Happy Hour: Fiction Reading

    Danielle Evans and Karen Russell

    Danielle Evans’s (pictured) debut book of short stories, “Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self,” was recently published by Riverhead Books (2010). Karen Russell’s first novel “Swamplandia!,” which follows her debut collection of short stories, is due from Random House in February 2011.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Major Jackson (with Deborah Landau)

    “Holding Company: Poems” is Major Jackson’s most recent collection (W.W. Norton & Company, 2010). In conversation with Deborah Landau; co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Fiction Reading

    Pearl Abraham and Hannah Tinti

    Pearl Abraham’s (pictured) most recent book, "American Taliban," was published recently by Random House (2010). Hannah Tinti’s novel, “The Good Thief,” appeared in 2008 from The Dial Press.

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    Friday Happy Hour: Three Writers from Four Way Books

    Megan Staffel, Monica Youn, and C. Dale Young

    Megan Staffel’s latest book is “Lessons in Another Language: A Novella and Stories” (2010). Monica Youn’s (pictured) most recent book of poems, “Ignatz,” was a 2010 National Book Award Finalist. “TORN,” C. Dale Young’s new book of poems, is due in 2011.

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    Friday Happy Hour: Fiction Reading

    Walter Mosley

    Walter Mosley’s highly anticipated novel, “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey,” was published by Riverhead in fall 2010.

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    Friday Happy Hour: New York Launch of the Best Canadian Poetry

    Maureen Hynes, Sonnet L'Abbe, Fiona Lam, Jim Nason, Rebecca Leah Papucaru, Sue Sinclair, Nick Thran, and Carey Toane, with host Molly Peacock

    Featuring guest editor Lorna Crozier and contributors to “The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2010,” published by Tightrope Books. Hosted by series editor and poet Molly Peacock; co-sponsored by Tightrope Books.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Joanna Klink (with Alice Quinn)

    Joanna Klink’s most recent poetry collection is “Raptus” (Penguin, 2010). In conversation with Alice Quinn; co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Emily Barton (with Darin Strauss)

    Emily Barton’s second novel, “Brookland,” was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2006; she is at work on her third novel. In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    Fiction Reading

    Gary Shteyngart

    “Super Sad True Love Story,” Gary Shteyngart’s newest novel, was released by Random House in 2010. Introduced by Darin Strauss.

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    Friday Happy Hour: Poetry in Translation

    Ales Steger

    Slovenian poet Ales Steger’s most recent publication is “The Book of Things” (BOA Editions, 2010), translated by Brian Henry. Introduced by Matthew Rohrer.

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    Poetry Reading

    Anthony McCann and Matthew Rohrer

    In April 2011, Wave Books releases Anthony McCann’s new collection, I ♥ Your Fate. Matthew Rohrer’s (pictured) new book of poems, “Destroyer and Preserver,” is also due from Wave Books in April 2011.

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    Poetry Reading

    Nikola Madzirov and Valzhyna Mort

    Nikola Madzirov, one of Macedonia’s most distinguished poets, reads from “Remnants of Another Age” (BOA Editions, 2011, foreword by Carolyn Forche). Valzhyna Mort’s (pictured) new book of poetry, “Collected Body,” is due from Copper Canyon in 2011.

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    Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets

    Kathleen Graber and Anthony Carelli

    Anthony Carelli’s first book of poems, “Carnations,” is due from Princeton University Press in May 2011. Kathleen Graber’s second book of poems, “The Eternal City” (Princeton University Press, 2010), was nominated for a 2010 National Book Award. Introduced by series editor Paul Muldoon; co-sponsored with Princeton University Press.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Nikky Finney (with Robert N. Casper)

    Nikky Finney’s most recent book of poems is “Head Off & Split” (Triquarterly, 2011). In conversation with Robert N. Casper; co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America.

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    Fiction Reading

    Julie Orringer

    “The Invisible Bridge” (Knopf, 2010) is Julie Orringer’s most recent book.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Rae Meadows (with Darin Strauss)

    Rae Meadows’s new novel, “Mothers and Daughters,” is due from Henry Holt and Company in April 2011. In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    Friday Happy Hour: Cave Canem Poetry Reading

    Shane Book, Kamau Rucker, and Demetrice Anntia Worley

    Cave Canem fellows Shane Book, Kamau Rucker, and Demetrice Anntia Worley (pictured) read from their new collections of poetry. Co-sponsored by Cave Canem Foundation.

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    Poetry Reading

    Ann Lauterbach and Paul Legault

    “Or to Begin Again” (Penguin, 2009) is Ann Lauterbach’s ninth and most recent collection of poems. Paul Legault’s debut poetry collection, “The Madeleine Poems,” appeared in 2010 from Omnidawn Publishing.

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    Poetry and Fiction Reading

    Yusef Komunyakaa and Chuck Wachtel

    Yusef Komunyakaa’s (pictured) newest collection of poems, “The Chameleon Couch,” is due from Farrar, Straus and Giroux in March 2011. Chuck Wachtel’s most recent novel, “3/03,” was published by Hanging Loose Press in 2010.

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    Friday Happy Hour Reading

    Ann Hood, Paul Lisicky, and Alix Kates Shulman

    “The Red Thread,” released by W.W Norton & Company in 2010, is Ann Hood’s most recent book. Paul Lisicky’s novel “The Burning House” (Estrucan Press) is out in 2011. Alix Kates Shulman’s most recent title is “To Love What Is: A Marriage Transformed,” a memoir published in 2008 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

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    Poetry Reading

    Jorie Graham and Carol Muske-Dukes

    “Sea Change” (Ecco, 2008) is Pulitzer Prize winner Jorie Graham’s most recent book of poems. Carol Muske-Dukes (pictured) will publish a new collection of poems, “Twin Cities” (Penguin), in June 2011.

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    Friday Happy Hour: NYU Alumni Reading

    Beth Bosworth, Sam Cheuk, Megan Harlan, Jennifer L. Knox, Ada Limon, Mariko Nagai, Matthew Pitt, Ruth Irupe Sanabria, and Jason Schneiderman

    NYU Creative Writing Program alumni read from their new books.

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    Graduate Student Thesis Reading: Fiction

    Graduating MA and MFA candidates read from original fiction manuscripts. Wine and cheese reception will follow.

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    Graduate Student Thesis Reading: Poetry

    Graduating MA and MFA candidates read from original poetry manuscripts. Wine and cheese reception will follow.

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    Nonfiction Reading and Conversation

    Meghan O'Rourke (with Deborah Landau)

    Meghan O’Rourke’s most recent book is "The Long Goodbye: A Memoir" (Riverhead, 2011). A new collection of poems, "Once," is due in October 2011 from W. W. Norton & Company. In conversation with Deborah Landau.

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    Poetry and Fiction Reading

    Jesse Ball, Ben Lerner, and Craig Morgan Teicher

    Poet and fiction writer Jesse Ball’s (pictured) new novel, "The Curfew," appeared from Vintage in summer 2011. Poet and writer Ben Lerner's first novel, "Leaving the Atocha Station," is forthcoming from Coffee House Press. Craig Morgan Teicher, who teaches in the NYU Creative Writing Program, is most recently the author of "Cradle Book" (BOA Editions Ltd., 2010).

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    Reading: Coffeehouse Poets

    Elaine Equi and Anne Waldman

    Elaine Equi’s (pictured) most recent book is "Click and Clone" (Coffeehouse Press, 2011). Equi teaches in the NYU Creative Writing Program. Anne Waldman’s newest book, "The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment," was published this year by Coffee House Press.

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    Happy Hour Fiction Reading

    Susanna Kaysen and Rachel Sherman

    Susanna Kaysen (pictured) is the author of the bestselling memoir "Girl, Interrupted" (Vintage, 1994). Her most recent book is "The Camera My Mother Gave Me" (Vintage, 2001). Rachel Sherman’s debut novel, "Living Room," was published by Open City in 2009.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Dana Levin (with Alice Quinn)

    Dana Levin’s most recent collection of poetry is "Sky Burial" (Copper Canyon Press, 2011). In conversation with Alice Quinn; co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    2011 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards Reading

    Melanie Drane, Apricot Irving, Fowzia Karimi, Namwali Serpell, Merritt Tierce, and JoAnn Wypijewski

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

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    Fiction Reading

    Lydia Davis

    "The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis" was released by Picador in 2010. Davis’s previous book, "Varieties of Disturbance: Stories" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007) won the National Book Award.

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    Poetry Reading

    Gerald Stern and Chris Martin

    Gerald Stern’s "Early Collected Poems: 1965-1992" was published by W. W. Norton & Company in 2010. Chris Martin’s latest book is "Becoming Weather" (Coffee House Press, 2011). Introduced by Matthew Rohrer.

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    Debut Fiction Reading

    Teju Cole, Anna Solomon, and Rebecca Wolff

    Teju Cole’s debut, "Open City: A Novel," was published by Random House in 2011. Riverhead Books releases Anna Solomon’s first novel, "The Little Bride," in September 2011. Fence editor Rebecca Wolff’s debut novel, "The Beginners" (Riverhead, 2011), follows three published poetry collections.

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    Happy Hour Poetry Reading: Cave Canem Fellows

    Derrick Weston Brown, Aracelis Girmay, and Kevin Simmonds

    Derrick Weston Brown is the inaugural Poet-In-Residence of Busboys and Poets and the author of "Wisdom Teeth" (Busboys & Poets/PM Press, 2011). Aracelis Girmay’s new book of poetry, "Kingdom Animalia" (Boa Editions, Ltd., 2011), was awarded the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award. Poet, composer, and performance artist Kevin Simmonds is the author of "Mad for Meat" (Salmon Poetry, 2011). The popular Friday Happy Hour series features readings and refreshments on select Fridays at 5pm; this event is co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    Poets Forum: Chancellors Reading

    Victor Hernández Cruz, Mark Doty, Rita Dove, Marilyn Hacker, Lyn Hejinian, Juan Felipe Herrera, Edward Hirsch, Naomi Shihab Nye, Sharon Olds, Ron Padgett, Carl Phillips, Marie Ponsot, Kay Ryan, Gerald Stern, and Anne Waldman

    The Academy of American Poets Chancellors--some of the most acclaimed poets of our day--come together on one stage to read from their latest work. (Pictured at left: Naomi Shihab Nye.) Co-sponsored with the Academy of American Poets.

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    Poets Forum: American Poet Launch

    Reading and reception for the new fall issue of "American Poet," the journal of the Academy of American Poets. Carol Muske-Dukes, Matthew Rohrer, and Tracy K. Smith will read from their work. Co-sponsored with the Academy of American Poets. Tickets: www.poets.org/poetsforum

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    2011 Whiting Writers Awards Reading

    Introduced by Elizabeth Spires

    The Whiting Writers' Award is an award presented annually to ten emerging writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays.

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    Poetry Reading

    Garrett Hongo--Introduced by Yusef Komunyakaa

    Garrett Hongo’s newest collection of poetry, "Coral Road," is due from Knopf in September 2011. Introduced by Yusef Komunyakaa.

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    Reading and Discussion: VIDA

    Erin Belieu, Barrie Jean Borich, Kekla Magoon, Cate Marvin, Danielle Pafunda, Susan Steinberg, Cheryl Strayed, and Ann Townsend

    This event features the board members of VIDA: Women in the Literary Arts. This event is co-sponsored with VIDA.

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    The New Salon: Fiction Writers in Conversation

    Tea Obreht and Alexi Zentner (with Joanna Yas)

    Tea Obreht’s (pictured) debut novel, “The Tiger’s Wife,” was released by Random House in 2011. W. W. Norton & Company published Alexi Zentner’s debut novel, “Touch,” in 2011. In conversation with Joanna Yas.

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    Cave Canem Poetry Prize Readings

    Elizabeth Alexander, Vida Cross, and Iain Haley Pollock

    Contest judge Elizabeth Alexander (pictured) is the author of five books of poems, including her most recent collection, “Crave Radiance: New & Selected Poems.” She was chosen by Barack Obama to compose and read a poem for his 2009 Presidential inauguration. Vida Cross’s manuscript, “Bronzeville at Night: 1949,” received an honorable mention for the 2010 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Elizabeth Alexander selected Cave Canem fellow Iain Haley Pollock’s collection, “Spit Back a Boy,” for the 2010 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. This event is co-sponsored with the Cave Canem Foundation.

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    Imagine Ireland: Reading and Conversation

    Kevin Barry and Nick Laird

    Kevin Barry’s latest novel is “City of Bohane” (Jonathan Cape, 2008). Novelist and poet Nick Laird’s most recent book, “On Purpose: Poems,” was released by W. W. Norton & Company in 2010. This event is part of “Imagine Ireland: A Year of Irish Arts in America,” an initiative of Culture Ireland.

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    Fiction and Poetry Reading: New Asian American Writers

    Janine Oshiro and Samuel Park, with Special Guest Jessica Hagedorn

    Janine Oshiro’s first collection of poetry, “Pier,” (Alice James Books, 2011) won the first annual Kundiman Poetry Prize. “This Burns My Heart” (Simon & Schuster, 2011) is Samuel Park’s first novel. This event is co-sponsored with Kundiman and the Asian American Writers' Workshop.

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    The New Salon: Fiction Writers in Conversation

    Sam Lipsyte

    "The Ask" is Sam Lipsyte’s newest novel, released in 2010 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    Fiction and Poetry Reading

    Matthea Harvey and Lynne Tillman

    Poet Matthea Harvey has most recently published “Of Lamb” (McSweeney’s, 2011), featuring poems with illustrations by Amy Jean Porter. Lynne Tillman’s (pictured) most recent novel, "American Genius, A Comedy," was published by Soft Skull Press.

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    The New Salon: Fiction Writers in Conversation

    Elissa Schappell and Helen Schulman

    Elissa Schappell’s (pictured) new short story collection, “Blueprints for Building Better Girls” was published in September 2011 by Simon & Schuster. Helen Schulman’s new novel, "This Beautiful Life," was published in August 2011 by Harper. In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Matthew Rohrer (with Deborah Landau)

    “Destroyer and Preserver” (Wave Books, 2011) is poet Matthew Rohrer’s latest book. He is a faculty member of the NYU Creative Writing Program. This event is co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Happy Hour Poetry Reading

    Jericho Brown and Mark Doty

    Jericho Brown’s (pictured) new collection of poetry is “Please” (New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2008). Mark Doty’s latest book is “The Art of Description: World into Word” (Graywolf Press, 2010).

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    Poetry Reading

    Timothy Donnelly

    “The Cloud Corporation” (Wave Books, 2010) is Timothy Donnelly’s latest collection of poetry.

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    Fiction Reading

    E. L. Doctorow

    Renowned author and NYU senior faculty member E. L. Doctorow has most recently published “All the Time in the World: New and Selected Stories” (Random House, 2011). This reading will be introduced by Darin Strauss and is co-sponsored with NYU Bookstore.

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    The New Salon: Fiction Writers in Conversation

    Rivka Galchen (with Darin Strauss)

    Rivka Galchen’s debut novel, “Atmospheric Disturbances,” was published by Picador in 2009.

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    Fiction Reading

    Aleksandar Hemon Introduced by Jonathan Safran Foer

    Aleksandar Hemon’s most recent book is "Love and Obstacles: Stories" (Riverhead Books, 2009), which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Hemon is the 2012 Distinguished Fiction-Writer-in-Residence in the NYU Creative Writing Program. He will be introduced by Jonathan Safran Foer, bestselling author of four books including "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close." (Hemon photo copyright by Velibor Bozovic)

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    Poetry Reading

    Joshua Beckman

    Joshua Beckman’s newest poetry collection is "Take It" (Wave Books, 2009). He also recently co-translated, with Alejandro de Acosta, "Micrograms" by Jorge Carrera Andrade (Wave Books, 2011). He will be introduced by Deborah Landau.

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    Poetry Reading

    Mark Strand

    Mark Strand, whose many honors included the Pulitzer Prize for "Blizzard of One" and the U.S. Poet Laureateship, reads from his new collection, "Almost Invisible" (Knopf, 2012).

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    Fiction Reading

    Alice Albinia and Karan Mahajan

    Alice Albinia’s debut novel, "Leela’s Book," a portrait of contemporary India, is new from W. W. Norton (January 2012). "Family Planning" (HarperCollins, 2008) is Karan Mahajan’s (pictured) acclaimed debut novel, which is set in New Delhi. The authors will be introduced by poet Purvi Shah.

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    "One Story" Presents

    Seth Fried, Bruce Machart, and Claire Vaye Watkins, Hosted by Hannah Tinti

    A reading by contributors to "One Story," the Brooklyn-based literary magazine. Seth Fried’s debut story collection, "The Great Frustration," was published by Soft Skull Press in 2011. Bruce Machart’s most recent book is "Men in the Making: Stories" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011). Claire Vaye Watkins’s (pictured) story collection, "Battleborn," is forthcoming from Riverhead Books. This event is hosted by editor Hannah Tinti and co-sponsored with "One Story."

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    Literary Legacy: A Talk on Craft

    Mark Doty and Tracy K. Smith in Conversation with Darrel Alejandro Holnes

    The evening features poets Mark Doty and Tracy K. Smith in a conversation about craft with Darrel Alejandro Holnes, Programs Director of the Poetry Society of America. This event is co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Fiction Reading

    Jo Ann Beard and Krys Lee

    Jo Ann Beard’s novel, "In Zanesville," was published by Little, Brown in 2011. Born in Seoul, South Korea, Krys Lee (pictured) is the author of a debut collection of stories, "Drifting House" (Viking, 2012).

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    Poetry Reading

    Simon Armitage and Campbell McGrath

    British writer Simon Armitage’s most recent books are "The Death of King Arthur: A New Verse Translation" (W. W. Norton, 2011) and "Seeing Stars: Poems" (Knopf, 2011). Campbell McGrath’s new collection of poetry is "In the Kingdom of the Sea Monkeys" (Ecco, 2012).

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Nathan Englander (with Darin Strauss)

    Nathan Englander, winner of a PEN/Faulkner award, reads from his highly anticipated new story collection, "What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank" (Knopf, 2012). Following his reading will be a conversation moderated by Darin Strauss. (Photo copyright by Juliana Sohn)

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Meghan O'Rourke (with Deborah Landau)

    Meghan O’Rourke, who teaches in the NYU Creative Writing Program, reads and discusses poems from her new collection, "Once" (W. W. Norton, 2011). The reading will be followed by a conversation with Deborah Landau; this event is co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Poetry Reading: Cave Canem Fellows

    Alan W. King, Evie Shockley, and Demetrice Anntia Worley

    Featuring readings from new poetry collections by fellows Alan W. King ("Drift," Willow Books, 2012), Evie Shockley ("the new black," Wesleyan, 2011, pictured), and Demetrice Anntia Worley ("Tongues in My Mouth," Main Street Rag Publishing, 2011). This event is co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Chris Adrian (with Darin Strauss)

    Selected by "The New Yorker" as one of the best young writers in America, Chris Adrian is the author of several books, including his recent novel, "The Great Night" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011). His reading will be followed by a conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    Poem as World / World as Poem

    Natasha Trethewey and Yuyutsu Ram Dass Sharma

    Pulitzer Prize-winner Natasha Trethewey’s fourth collection of poetry, "Thrall," is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Fall 2012. Born in Nakodar, Punjab, poet and translator Yuyutsu Ram Dass Sharma is the author of many books, including "Hunger of Our Huddled Huts and Other Poems" (Nirala Publications, 2011). This event is co-sponsored with the NYU Office for International Students and Scholars.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Glyn Maxwell

    British author Glyn Maxwell reads and discusses poems from his new book, "One Thousand Nights and Counting: Selected Poems" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011). His reading will be followed by a conversation with writer Belinda McKeon; this event is co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    West 10th Launch Reading

    Michael Dickman, Guest Poet

    Featuring readings by guest poet Michael Dickman and student contributors to "West 10th," the literary journal produced by undergraduate students in the NYU Creative Writing Program.

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    McSweeney's Presents

    Adam Levin, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, and Diane Williams, Hosted by Ethan Nosowsky

    Fiction readings by recent McSweeney’s Books authors Adam Levin ("Hot Pink," March 2012) and Diane Williams ("Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty," January 2012, pictured). Also featuring Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, whose report from the first weeks of Occupy Wall Street will appear in Issue 40 of "McSweeney's Quarterly Concern." This event will be hosted by editor Ethan Nosowsky and co-sponsored with McSweeney’s.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Linda Gregerson (with Darrel Alejandro Holnes)

    Linda Gregerson’s poetry collections include "Magnetic North" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2007), which was nominated for a National Book Award. Her reading will be followed by a conversation with Darrel Alejandro Holnes; this event is co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Poetry Reading

    Keorapetse Kgositsile

    Keorapetse Kgositsile is the current Poet Laureate of South Africa; his books include "This Way I Salute You," which features his selected poems (Kwela Books, 2009).

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    George Saunders (with David Lipsky)

    George Saunders is a "New York Times" bestselling author whose titles include the story collection "In Persuasion Nation" (Riverhead Books, 2006), and the essay collection "The Braindead Megaphone" (Riverhead Books, 2007). His reading will be followed a conversation with writer David Lipsky.

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    "The Paris Review" Presents

    Adam Wilson, Hosted by Lorin Stein

    Readings by recent contributors to the internationally acclaimed literary magazine, including Adam Wilson, author of the debut novel, "Flatscreen" (Harper Perennial, 2012), and Rowan Ricardo Phillips, author of the debut poetry collection "The Ground" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012). This event will be hosted by editor Lorin Stein and co-sponsored with "The Paris Review."

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    NYU Veterans Writing Workshop Reading

    This reading features participants of the Veterans Writing Workshop, an initiative of the NYU Creative Writing Program offering free classes to recent veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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    Reading and Conversation

    Karl Ove Knausgaard

    The celebrated Norwegian author Karl Ove Knaussgaard reads from his new title "My Struggle: Book One," due from Archipelago Books in May. He is a winner of the 2009 Brage Prize, the 2010 Book of the Year Prize in Morgenbladet, the 2010 P2 Listeners' Prize, and the 2004 Norwegian Critics' Prize and was nominated for the 2010 Nordic Council Literary Prize.

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    Fiction Reading

    Heidi Julavits and Jesmyn Ward

    Heidi Julavits’s new novel is "The Vanishers" (Doubleday, 2012). Jesmyn Ward’s (pictured) novel, "Salvage the Bones" (Bloomsbury USA, 2011), won the National Book Award for fiction.

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    NYU Alumni Reading

    Matthew Cariello, Fran Castan, Sheela Chari, Joanne Diaz, Rashad Harrison, Marcus Jackson, Austin LaGrone, Laren McClung, Jillian Medoff, Ann Napolitano, Stephanie Stiles, Michael Vizsolyi, and Barry Wallenstein

    NYU Creative Writing Program alumni read from recently published books. Pictured: Marcus Jackson.

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    Graduate Student Fiction Reading

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    Graduate Student Poetry Reading

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Mary Ruefle (with Alice Quinn)

    Mary Ruefle’s most recent book is "Madness, Rack, and Honey" (Wave Books, 2012). In conversation with Alice Quinn; co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Katie Kitamura (with Meghan O'Rourke)

    Katie Kitamura reads from her new novel, "Gone to the Forest" (Free Press, 2012). In conversation with Meghan O'Rourke.

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    Debut Novelists Reading

    Paula Bomer and Justin Torres

    Paula Bomer’s debut novel, "Nine Months," was released in August (Soho Press, 2012). "We the Animals," Justin Torres’s (pictured) first novel, was published in 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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    Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize Reading

    Vievee Francis

    Vievee Francis’s "Horse in the Dark" was selected by Parneshia Jones and Adrian Matejka as the 2010 Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize. With introductory readings by Sheila Carter-Jones and Mitchell L. H. Douglas. The reading will be introduced by Gregory Pardlo and is co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    Granta Presents

    James Lasdun and Ben Lerner

    To celebrate the fall issue entitled "Medicine," contributors James Lasdun ("It’s Beginning to Hurt," Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009; pictured) and Ben Lerner ("Leaving the Atocha Station," Coffee House Press, 2011) read and discuss their writing on care, aging, and the practice of medicine. Hosted by editor John Freeman; co-sponsored with Granta.

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    2012 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards Reading

    Julia Elliott, Christina Nichol, Lauren Goodwin Slaughter, Rachel Swearingen, Kim Tingley, and Inara Verzemnieks

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

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    Fiction Reading

    Zadie Smith

    Zadie Smith reads from her new novel, "NW," published by Penguin Press in September 2012. Smith is a senior faculty member in the NYU Creative Writing Program. Introduced by Deborah Landau.

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    Poetry Reading

    Dorothea Lasky and Eileen Myles

    Dorothea Lasky’s (pictured) new collection of poems, "Thunderbird," appears from Wave Books in October 2012. Eileen Myles’s latest title is "Snowflake / different streets" (Wave Books, 2012).

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    Washington Square Launch Party

    Lydia Davis, Ken L. Walker, and Colin Winnette

    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.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Deborah Eisenberg (with Darin Strauss)

    Recent MacArthur Fellow Deborah Eisenberg’s "Collected Stories" (Picador, 2010) won the PEN/Faulkner Award. In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    Poetry Reading

    David St. John and Charles Wright

    David St. John’s (pictured) new poetry collection is “The Auroras,” published by Harper in spring 2012. Pulitzer Prize–winner Charles Wright’s latest collection is “Bye-and-Bye: Selected Late Poems” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011).

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    Fiction Reading

    Adam Johnson (Introduced by Zadie Smith)

    Set in North Korea, Adam Johnson’s novel “The Orphan Master’s Son” was published by Random House in January 2012. Introduced by Zadie Smith; co-sponsored with the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

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    Poetry Reading

    Tomaz Salamun (Introduced by Matthew Rohrer)

    Tomaž Šalamun reads from his new collection, “On the Tracks of Wild Game” (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012). Introduced by Matthew Rohrer.

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    Bellevue Literary Press Presents

    Eduardo Halfon, Tim Horvath, and Andrew Krivak

    Featuring fiction writers published by the award-winning press: Eduardo Halfon, (pictured; “The Polish Boxer,” 2012), Tim Horvath (“Understories,” 2012), and Andrew Krivak (“The Sojourn,” 2011). Hosted by publisher/editorial director Erika Goldman; co-sponsored with Bellevue Literary Press.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Jorie Graham (with Deborah Landau)

    Pulitzer Prize–winner Jorie Graham reads from her latest poetry collection, “Place” (Ecco, 2012). In conversation with Deborah Landau; co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    The Best Canadian Poetry in English

    Hosted by Molly Peacock

    A celebration of the anthology’s five-year anniversary features readings by contributing poets Richard Greene, Jim Johnstone, Michael Lista, Carmine Starnino, Harry Thurston, Priscila Uppal, and Zach Wells. Hosted by series editor Molly Peacock (pictured); co-sponsored with Tightrope Books.

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    Fiction and Memoir Reading

    Luis Jaramillo and Sarah Manguso

    Luis Jaramillo’s (pictured) debut title, “The Doctor’s Wife” (Dzanc Books, 2012) won the Dzanc Books Story Collection Contest. Sarah Manguso’s newest release is “The Guardians: An Elegy” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012).

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    Poetry Reading

    Sharon Olds

    NYU Creative Writing Program senior faculty member Sharon Olds shares poems from her newly published collection, “Stag’s Leap” (Knopf, 2012). Introduced by Deborah Landau.

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    Lunchtime Reading and Conversation

    Emma Donoghue (with Darin Strauss)

    Emma Donoghue is the author of “Room: A Novel,” an international bestseller, and “Astray,” a new story collection released in October 2012 by Little, Brown. In conversation with Darin Strauss. A light lunch will served following the reading. Reservations are recommended. Tor RSVP, please click on the "read more" tab for a link to the RSVP form.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Colm Tóibín (with Nick Laird)

    Twice short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, Colm Tóibín is recently the author of “The Empty Family: Stories” (January 2011) and “The Testament of Mary” (November 2012), both published by Scribner. In conversation with Nick Laird.

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    Four Way Books Presents

    Patrick Donnelly, Kevin Prufer, and Eileen Pollack

    Readings by Four Way Books poets Patrick Donnelly (“Nocturnes of the Brothel of Ruin,” 2012) and Kevin Prufer (pictured; “In a Beautiful Country,” 2011), and novelist Eileen Pollack (“Breaking and Entering,” 2012). Hosted by founding editor and director Martha Rhodes; co-sponsored with Four Way Books.

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    Poetry Reading

    Charles Simic

    Former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize–winner Charles Simic is the author of many collections, including “Master of Disguises” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010). He is a Distinguished Poet-in-Residence in the NYU Creative Writing Program. Introduced by Deborah Landau.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Ron Currie, Jr. (with Darin Strauss)

    Ron Currie, Jr.’s novels include “God Is Dead” (Viking, 2007) and “Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles,” forthcoming from Viking in February 2013. In conversation with Darin Strauss.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Iain Pollack (with Charif Shanahan)

    Iain Pollack’s debut, “Spit Back a Boy” (University of Georgia Press, 2011) won the Cave Canem Poetry Prize. In conversation with Charif Shanahan; co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Poetry Reading

    Catherine Barnett, D. Nurkse, and Jean Valentine

    Catherine Barnett’s (pictured) new poetry collection, “The Game of Boxes,” appeared from Graywolf Press in August 2012. D. Nurkse’s most recent title is “A Night in Brooklyn” (Knopf, 2012). Jean Valentine’s poetry collections include “Break the Glass” (Copper Canyon Press, 2010) and “Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva” (Alice James Books, 2012), co-“narrated” with Ilya Kaminsky. (Please note: Ilya Kaminsky will not appear as previously publicized.)

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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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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Edward Hirsch (with Charif Shanahan)

    Edward Hirsch’s books include “The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems” and the bestselling title "How to Read a Poem: And Fall in Love with Poetry." In conversation with Charif Shanahan. Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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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.

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    Poetry Reading

    Anne Carson

    MacArthur Fellow and NYU Distinguished Poet-in-Residence Anne Carson’s latest work is “Red Doc>” (Knopf, 2013). Introduced by Deborah Landau.

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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.

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    Fiction Reading

    E. L. Doctorow

    E. L. Doctorow is the author of numerous titles, including “Andrew’s Brain,” new this year from Random House. His work has garnered many awards including three National Book Critics Circle Awards, the National Book Award, the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal, and most recently the National Book Foundation’s 2013 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Introduced by writer and fellow NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member Darin Strauss, the reading is co-sponsored with the NYU Bookstore and Fales Library and Special Collections.

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    Poetry Reading

    Rae Armantrout and Mark Bibbins

    Pulitzer Prize–winner Rae Armantrout’s (pictured) latest collection is “Just Saying” (Wesleyan Poetry Series, 2013). Mark Bibbins’s third book, “They Don’t Kill You Because They’re Hungry, They Kill You Because They’re Full,” is due from Copper Canyon in spring 2014.

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    Poetry and Fiction Reading

    Joan Silber and Jean Valentine

    Joan Silber (pictured) is most recently the author of the story collection “Fools,” published by W. W. Norton in 2013. Jean Valentine’s collections include “Break the Glass” (Copper Canyon, 2010). The authors will be introduced by writer and NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member Chuck Wachtel.

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    Poetry Reading

    Terrance Hayes

    Terrance Hayes’s fourth collection of poetry, “Lighthead” (Penguin, 2010), won the National Book Award.

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    CantoMundo Poetry Reading

    Laurie Ann Guerrero, Javier O. Huerta, and Manuel Paul López

    Featuring Laurie Ann Guerrero (“A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying,” University of Notre Dame, 2013), Javier O. Huerta (“American Copia: An Immigrant Epic,” Arte Público, 2012), and Manuel Paul López (“The Yearning Feed,” University of Notre Dame, 2013). The readers will be introduced by poet Javier Zamora and is co-sponsored with CantoMundo.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Cathy Park Hong (with Deborah Landau)

    Cathy Park Hong’s third book, “Engine Empire: Poems,” was published by W. W. Norton in 2012. The event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program Director Deborah Landau and co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Fiction Reading

    Susan Minot and Jenny Offill

    Susan Minot’s (pictured) latest novel is “Thirty Girls” (Knopf, 2014). Jenny Offill’s second novel, “Dept. of Speculation,” was published by Knopf in January.

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    Poetry Reading

    Sharon Olds and Bianca Stone

    Sharon Olds’s (pictured) many books include “Stag’s Leap” (Knopf, 2012), which won the Pulitzer Prize and the T. S. Eliot Prize. Bianca Stone’s “Someone Else’s Wedding Vows” is new from Tin House/Octopus Books in March 2014.

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    The Best Canadian Poetry 2013

    Leanne Averbach, Ross Belot, Louise Carson, Michael Fraser, Ben Ladouceur, Dale Matthews, Robin Richardson, Ruth Roach Pierson, Moez Surani, Hosted by Molly Peacock

    Series editor Molly Peacock hosts a reading by contributors to the annual anthology. This event is co-sponsored with Tightrope Books.

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    NYU Creative Writing Program Alumni Reading

    Iris Dunkle, Lizzie Harris, Ben Schrank, Holly Thompson, Brian Trimboli, and Monica Wendel

    Featuring alumni reading from recently published books. Pictured: Lizzie Harris

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    Fiction Reading

    Joyce Carol Oates, Introduced by Jonathan Safran Foer

    Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. Her books include the national bestsellers "We Were the Mulvaneys" and "Blonde" (a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize), and the "New York Times" bestsellers "The Falls" (winner of the 2005 Prix Femina Etranger) and "The Gravedigger’s Daughter". Her most recent title is "Carthage" (Ecco, 2014). Oates is the Distinguished Fiction Writer-in-Residence in the NYU Creative Writing Program.

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    Cave Canem Poetry Reading

    Douglas Kearney and Ruth Ellen Kocher

    Douglas Kearney’s latest collection is “Black Automaton” (Fence Books, 2009). Ruth Ellen Kocher’s “Goodbye Lyric” is due from Sheep Meadow Press in 2014. This event is co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    Poetry Reading

    Laura Cronk, Jennifer Michael Hecht, and Rachel Zucker

    Readings by Laura Cronk (“Having Been an Accomplice,” Persea, 2012), Jennifer Michael Hecht (“Who Said,” Copper Canyon, 2013), and Rachel Zucker (“The Pedestrians,” Wave Books, 2014). (Note: due to unforeseen scheduling circumstances, Christina Pugh will not be reading). Pictured: Rachel Zucker

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    Write Relationships: Authors, Editors, and Agents

    Elyse Cheney, Fiona Maazel, Fiona McCrae, and Adelle Waldman

    A panel discussion with Adelle Waldman (“The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.”) and her agent, Elyse Cheney (Cheney Literary Associates); and Fiona Maazel (“Woke Up Lonely”) and her editor, Fiona McCrae (Graywolf Press). Co-sponsored with the Women’s National Book Association, this event is moderated by WNBA board member Harriet Shenkman. Pictured: Adelle Waldman

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    Washington Square Launch Party

    Joe Meno, Carl Phillips, and Simone White

    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: Carl Phillips

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    n+1 Presents

    Rebecca Curtis and Emily Gould

    Readings and conversation on writing and debt by Rebecca Curtis (pictured) and Emily Gould, contributors to the New York–based literary magazine. This event is hosted by founding editor Keith Gessen and is co-sponsored with "n+1".

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    West 10th Launch Reading

    Tao Lin, Guest Author

    Featuring readings by guest author Tao Lin and student contributors to "West 10th," the literary journal produced by undergraduates in the NYU Creative Writing Program.

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    Lunchtime Conversation

    Maxine Hong Kingston

    The acclaimed author of “The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts” discusses her life’s work. This event is co-presented with the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. RSVPs required: www.apa.nyu.edu/events

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    Lunchtime Reading and Conversation

    Adam Begley (with Katie Roiphe)

    “Updike,” Adam Begley’s much-anticipated biography of John Updike, is out in April from HarperCollins. This event is co-sponsored with the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Cyrus Cassells (with Charif Shanahan)

    “The Crossed-Out Swastika,” Cyrus Cassells’s fifth book, was published by Copper Canyon in 2012. Hosted by Charif Shanahan, this event is co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Poetry Reading

    Grace Schulman and Alan Soldofsky

    Featuring Grace Schulman (“Without a Claim,” Mariner Books, 2013) and Alan Soldofsky (“In the Buddha Factory,” Truman State University Press, 2013).

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Gary Shteyngart (with Darin Strauss)

    Gary Shteyngart’s newest work is “Little Failure: A Memoir” (Random House, 2014). The event is hosted by writer and NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member Darin Strauss.

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    Alice James Presents

    Cathy Linh Che, Sally Wen Mao, and Jamaal May

    Readings by Cathy Linh Che (“Split,” 2014), Sally Wen Mao (“Mad Honey Symposium,” 2014), and Jamaal May (“Hum,” 2013). This event is hosted by executive director Carey Salerno and is co-sponsored with Alice James Books, Cave Canem Foundation, and Kundiman. Pictured: Cathy Linh Che

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Rachel Kushner (with Darin Strauss)

    “The Flamethrowers,” Rachel Kushner’s second novel, was released from Scribner in spring 2013. The event is hosted by writer and NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member Darin Strauss.

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    NYU Veterans Writing Workshop Reading

    Phil Klay, Guest Author

    This reading features participants of the Veterans Writing Workshop, an initiative of the NYU Creative Writing Program offering free classes to veterans of the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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    Poetry and Fiction Reading

    Dan Chiasson and Lydia Davis

    Dan Chiasson’s fourth poetry collection is “Bicentennial” (Knopf, 2014). Lydia Davis’s newest title is “Can’t and Won’t: Stories” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014). Co-sponsored with the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature.

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    Lunchtime Poetry Reading

    Clayton Eshleman and Ed Pavlic

    As part of an NYU mini-festival within the PEN World Voices Festival, the Creative Writing Program joins departments across campus to offer free workshops and readings on May 2. National Book Award–winner Clayton Eshleman’s forthcoming collection is "Penetralia" (Black Widow Press, 2014). Ed Pavlić’s (pictured) "Visiting Hours at the Color Line" was published by Milkweed Editions in 2013.

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    Archipelago Books Presents

    Stacey Knecht, Richard Sieburth, and Chuck Wachtel

    As part of a mini-festival within the PEN World Voices Festival, the Creative Writing Program joins NYU departments across campus to offer free workshops and readings on May 2. This event features readings by Stacey Knecht, the translator of the newly published "Harlequin's Millions" by Bohumil Hrabal (Archipelago, 2014) and noted translator Richard Sieburth, along with remarks by writer Chuck Wachtel. Hosted by publisher Jill Schoolman and co-sponsored with Archipelago Books. Pictured: Chuck Wachtel

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    Poetry Reading

    Joshua Beckman

    Joshua Beckman reads poems as a precursor to his May 8th Bagley Wright lecture, "The Lives of the Poems."

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    J. D. McClatchy (with Alice Quinn)

    J. D. McClatchy’s “Plundered Hearts: New and Selected Poems” is out this year from Knopf. This event is co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Fiction Reading

    Rivka Galchen and Laura van den Berg

    Rivka Galchen’s new title is “American Innovations,” a story collection (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014). Laura van den Berg’s (pictured) second story collection is “The Isle of Youth” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.)

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    Poetry Reading

    Saskia Hamilton and Matthea Harvey

    Saskia Hamilton is the author of "Divide These", "As for Dream," and, most recently, "Corridor" (Graywolf Press, 2014). Matthea Harvey’s (pictured) books include "Modern Life," a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and "If the Tabloids are True What are You?," published by Graywolf Press in 2014.

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    Fiction Reading

    Tiphanie Yanique

    Tiphanie Yanique is the author of the short story collection, "How to Escape from a Leper Colony," the picture book "I Am the Virgin Islands," and the novel "Land of Love and Drowning," published by Riverhead/Penguin in July 2014.

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    Cave Canem Poetry Reading

    Cedric Tillman and Wendy Walters, with Special Guest Adrian Matejka

    Cedric Tillman is the author of “Lilies in the Valley” (Aquarius Press, 2013). Wendy S. Walters newest title is "Troy, Michigan" (Futurepoem Books, 2014). Adrian Matejka’s most recent book, "The Big Smoke," was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award and 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards Reading

    Olivia Clare, Karen Hays, Danielle Jones-Pruett, T. L. Khleif, Mara Naselli, Solmaz Sharif

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

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    NYU Creative Writing Program Alumni Reading

    Michael Broder, Nicole Callihan, Alden Jones, and R. A. Villanueva

    Michael Broder’s debut poetry collection is "This Life Now" (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2014). Poet Nicole Callihan is most recently the author of "SuperLoop," published this year by Sock Monkey Press. Alden Jones’s most recent book, "Unaccompanied Minors: Stories" (New American Press, 2014), won of the 2013 New American Fiction Prize. R. A. Villanueva (pictured) is the author of "Reliquaria," winner of the 2013 Prairie Schooner Poetry Book Prize.

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    Washington Square Launch Party

    Anselm Berrigan, Sapphire, and Katrin Tschirgi

    A reading by contributors to Washington Square, the NYU Creative Writing Program’s literary journal. Anselm Berrigan is the author of five books of poetry, most recently “Notes from Irrelevance” (Wave Books, 2011). Sapphire (pictured) is the author of two bestselling novels, “Push,” winner of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association's First Novelist Award, and “The Kid.” Katrin Tschirgi is the managing editor of Mid-American Review.

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    Fiction Reading

    Amy Bloom and Brian Morton

    Amy Bloom, a nominee for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, is most recently the author of "Lucky Us" (Random House, 2014). Brian Morton’s books include "Starting Out in the Evening," which received the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and his latest title, "Florence Gordon" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014).

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Leslie Jamison and Jess Row (with Darin Strauss)

    Leslie Jamison is the author of a novel, "The Gin Closet," and most recently a bestselling collection of essays, "The Empathy Exams." Jess Row has written two collections of short stories, "The Train to Lo Wu" and "Nobody Ever Gets Lost." His latest title is the novel "Your Face in Mine," out in August 2014 from Riverhead Books.

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    The Singapore Literary Festival Presents: Generations and Genres

    Haresh Sharma, Verena Tay, and Cyril Wong

    Reaching back before 1965, the year of national independence, Singaporean literature has seen the development of literary generations and genres. In this reading, you will hear works written by different generations of Singaporean writers working in different genres, and discover the vitality of a growing literary tradition. Haresh Sharma (pictured) has written more than 50 plays which have been staged in Singapore, London, Cairo, Melbourne, Busan, New Delhi, Hong Kong, and others. Cyril Wong’s work has been anthologized in "The Epigram Books Collection of Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume One," among others. Verena Tay has published three collections of plays: "In the Company of Women: Selected Plays," "In the Company of Heroes," and "Victimology."

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    Poetry Reading

    David Lehman and Leah Umansky

    David Lehman is the author of several collections of poems and criticism, including "The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets" (Doubleday, 1998). His most recent work is "New and Selected Poems" (Scribner, 2013). Leah Umansky is the author of the Mad-Men inspired chapbook, "Don Dreams and I Dream" (Kattywompus Press, 2014) and the full length collection, "Domestic Uncertainties," (BlazeVOX, 2013).

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Joshua Ferris and Mira Jacob (with Darin Strauss)

    Joshua Ferris is the author of "Then We Came to the End," winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award and a National Book Award finalist, "The Unnamed," and his latest title, "To Rise Again at a Decent Hour." Mira Jacob’s debut novel, "The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing," was published by Random House in July of 2014.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Peter Gizzi (with Alice Quinn)

    Peter Gizzi is the author of six books of poetry, most recently "In Defense of Nothing: Selected Poems 1987-2011" (Wesleyan, 2014). He edited, along with Kevin Killian, "My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer" (Wesleyan, 2008), among other projects. Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Stuart Dybek and Fady Joudah (with Darin Strauss)

    MacArthur Fellow Stuart Dybek (pictured) is the author of the short story collections "Childhood and Other Neighborhoods," "The Coast of Chicago," "I Sailed With Magellan," and, most recently, "Paper Lantern and Ecstatic Cahoots" (FSG, 2014). Fady Joudah’s debut, "The Earth in the Attic" (2008), won the 2007 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. His translation of Ghassan Zaqtan's "Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me" (Yale University Press, 2012) won the Griffin International Poetry Prize in 2013.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Amy Hempel (with Darin Strauss)

    Distinguished Writer-in-Residence Amy Hempel is the author of four short story collections, "Reasons to Live" (1985), "At the Gates of The Animal Kingdom" (1990), "Tumble Home" (1997), and "The Dog of the Marriage" (2005), which were gathered and published in a single volume by Scribner, "The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel" (2006). She has received a Pushcart Prize, an REA Award for the Short Story, the Harold D. Vursell Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, an Inaugural United States Artists Foundation Fellowship, and a Guggenheim Fellowship, among others.

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    Fiction Reading (Digital Books)

    Chris Adrian and Eli Horowitz

    Chris Adrian (pictured) is the author of the short story collection, "A Better Angel," and three novels, "Gob's Grief," "The Children's Hospital," and "The Great Night." Eli Horowitz is the coauthor of "The Clock Without a Face," a treasure-hunt mystery, and "Everything You Know Is Pong," an illustrated cultural history of ping pong. Adrian and Horowitz collaborated on "The New World," a digitally enhanced novel released by Atavist Books in August 2014, and published as an FSG Original in 2015.

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    Poets on War: Insights on a Global Conflict

    Hugh Martin, Heather Raffo, Zohra Saed, and Brian Turner

    Hugh Martin’s debut collection, "The Stick Soldiers," was published through BOA Editions in March 2013. Heather Raffo is the solo performer and writer of the Off Broadway hit, “9 Parts of Desire” which details the lives of nine Iraqi women. Zohra Saed coedited "One Story, Thirty Stories: An Anthology of Contemporary Afghan American Literature." Brian Turner (pictured) is the author of "Here, Bullet," (2005) winner of the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award, and "Phantom Noise" (2010). Introduced by Maurice Emerson Decaul.

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    Poetry Reading

    Patricia Lockwood and Danniel Schoonebeek

    Patricia Lockwood is the author of "Balloon Pop Outlaw Black" (Octopus Books, 2012), and "Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals" (Penguin, 2014). Danniel Schoonebeek’s debut collection of poems, "American Barricade," was published in 2014 by YesYes Books.

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    Tin House Presents

    Charles D’Ambrosio and Darcey Steinke

    Charles D’Ambrosio has published two collections of short stories, "The Point," a New York Times Notable Book, and "The Dead Fish Museum," as well as "Orphans," a collection of essays. Darcey Steinke is the author of five novels and a memoir, "Easter Everywhere," which was chosen as a New York Times Notable Book. D’Ambrosio’s latest title, "Loitering: New and Selected Essays," and Steinke’s new novel, "Sister Golden Hair," are both new from Tin House in fall 2014. Hosted by editor Rob Spillman. Co-sponsored with Tin House.

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    Poetry Reading

    Jericho Brown and Olena Kalytiak Davis

    Jericho Brown’s first book, "Please," won the American Book Award, and his most recent collection, "The New Testament," was released in September 2014 by Copper Canyon Press. Olena Kalytiak Davis’s debut, "And Her Soul Out of Nothing," was selected for the Brittingham Prize in Poetry. Her newest collection, "The Poem She Didn't Write and Other Poems," is out from Copper Canyon Press in 2014.

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    Fiction Reading

    James McBride

    James McBride is the author of four books, including his debut novel, Miracle at St. Anna, which was translated into a major motion picture directed by American film icon Spike Lee, Song Yet Sung, and the New York Times bestselling memoir, The Color of Water. His latest novel The Good Lord Bird, is the winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction.

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    Cave Canem Poetry Prize Reading

    F. Douglas Brown (winner), Leon Baham (runner-up), and Donika Ross (runner-up) with Special Guest Tracy K. Smith

    F. Douglas Brown (pictured) was recently awarded the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for his forthcoming collection "Zero to Three," published by University of Georgia Press in fall 2014. Leon Baham is the author of the chapbook "Ponyboy, Sigh," available through Birds of Lace. Donika Ross, a Cave Canem fellow, is currently a lecturer at Vanderbilt University. Tracy K. Smith is the author of three books of poetry. Her most recent collection, "Life on Mars" (Graywolf, 2011), won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize. Co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Boris Fishman and David Grand (with Darin Strauss)

    Boris Fishman’s (pictured) debut novel, "A Replacement Life" (HarperCollins, 2014), was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick. David Grand is the author of "Louse," a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year, "The Disappearing Body," and, most recently, "Mount Terminus".

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Donald Antrim (with Darin Strauss)

    MacArthur Fellow Donald Antrim is the critically acclaimed author of "Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World," "The Hundred Brothers," and "The Verificationist," as well as "The Afterlife," a memoir about his mother. His most recent collection of stories, "The Emerald Light in the Air," is out from FSG in September 2014.

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    Poetry Reading

    Jorie Graham

    Jorie Graham’s new book is “From the New World: Poems 1976-2014” (Ecco, 2015). Graham will be introduced by NYU Creative Writing Program director Deborah Landau.

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    ZYZZYVA Presents

    Will Boast, Edie Meidav, and Laura Esther Wolfson

    Will Boast is the author of the short story collection “Power Ballads,” winner of the 2011 Iowa Short Fiction Award, and most recently “Epilogue,” a memoir. Edie Meidav is most recently the author of “Lola, California.” Laura Esther Wolfson's writing has appeared in Bellingham Review, Gettysburg Review, The Rumpus, The Sun and elsewhere, and has been repeatedly listed as notable in Best American Essays. This event is hosted by editors Laura Cogan and Oscar Villalon and co-sponsored with “ZYZZYVA.” (Pictured: Will Boast)

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    Fiction Reading

    Jeffery Renard Allen and Marie-Helene Bertino

    “Song of the Shank” (Graywolf, 2014) is the acclaimed new novel by Jeffery Renard Allen. Marie-Helene Bertino’s novel “2 A.M. at the Cat’s Pajamas” (Crown, 2014) was selected as one of NPR’s 2014 Great Reads.

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    Akashic Books Presents

    Nelson George, Bernice L. McFadden, and Arthur Nersesian

    Nelson George has twice been nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is most recently the author of “The Lost Treasures of R&B," the third novel in his D Hunter Mystery Series. Bernice L. McFadden is the author of nine novels, including "Gathering of Waters" (a New York Times Editors’ Choice and one of the 100 Notable Books of 2012) and the recently reissued "Loving Donovan." Arthur Nersesian’s debut novel, the Lower East Side cult classic "The Fuck-Up," was also the first title published by Brooklyn-based independent publishing company Akashic Books, which has since published seven of his novels. This event is hosted by editor Aaron Petrovich and co-sponsored with Akashic Books. (Pictured: Bernice L. McFadden)

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Megan Mayhew Bergman and Emily St. John Mandel (with Darin Strauss)

    Megan Mayhew Bergman’s story collection “Almost Famous Women” is new from Scribner (January, 2015). Emily St. John Mandel’s latest book is “Station Eleven: A Novel” (Knopf, 2014). This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss. (Pictured: Emily St. John Mandel)

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Charles Baxter (with Darin Strauss)

    Charles Baxter’s newest book is “There’s Something I Want You to Do: Stories” (Pantheon, February 2015). This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.

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    CantoMundo Poetry Reading

    David Tomas Martinez and Rosebud Ben-Oni

    Carmen Gimenéz-Smith’s books include “Milk and Filth” (University of Arizona Press, 2013). David Tomas Martinez’s collection “Hustle” appeared from Sarabande Books in 2014. This event is hosted by Javier Zamora and co-sponsored with CantoMundo, an organization dedicated to supporting Latina/o poets.

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    Poetry Reading

    Tarfia Faizullah, Vievee Francis, and Tomas Q. Morin

    Kundiman fellow Tarfia Faizullah’s book “Seam” (Southern Illinois University Press, 2014) was the winner of the 2012 Crab Orchard Open Series in Poetry First Book Award. Vievee Francis, associate editor of Callaloo, is the author of two collections of poetry, most recently “Horse in the Dark,” winner of the Cave Canem/Northwestern University Prize (Northwestern University, 2012). Tomas Q. Morin’s first book “A Larger Country” won the APR/Honickman First Book Prize. His translation of Pablo Neruda’s “The Heights of Macchu Picchu” is out now from Copper Canyon Press. (Pictured: Tarfia Faizullah)

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Ron Padgett (with Alice Quinn)

    Ron Padgett is the the author of over 20 collections of poetry, most recently “Collected Poems” (Coffee House, 2013), winner of the 2013 William Carlos Williams Award and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry. This event is hosted by Alice Quinn and co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Scott Cheshire (with Colum McCann)

    Scott Cheshire is the author of the debut novel “High as the Horses’ Bridles” (Henry Holt, 2014). This event is hosted by National Book Award winner Colum McCann.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Joyce Carol Oates (with Darin Strauss)

    Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. Her books include the national bestsellers "We Were the Mulvaneys" and “Blonde” (a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize), and the "New York Times" bestsellers “The Falls” (winner of the 2005 Prix Femina Etranger) and “The Gravedigger’s Daughter.” Her most recent title is “The Lost Landscape: A Writer’s Coming of Age” (Ecco, 2015). Oates is the Distinguished Fiction Writer-in-Residence in the NYU Creative Writing Program. This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.

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    Poetry Reading

    Lynn Emanuel and Kimiko Hahn

    Lynn Emanuel is the author of the collections “Noose and Hook” and most recently “The Nerve of It: Poems New and Selected” (Pitt Poetry Series, 2015). Kimiko Hahn is the author of nine collections of poetry, most recently “Brain Fever” (W.W. Norton, 2014).

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    Fiction Reading

    Molly Antopol and Clancy Martin

    Molly Antopol’s debut short story collection, “The UnAmericans” (W.W. Norton, 2014) was longlisted for the National Book Award. Clancy Martin is the author of the debut novel “How to Sell” (FSG, 2010), the memoir “Love and Lies: An Essay on Truthfulness, Deceit, and the Growth and Care of Erotic Love” (FSG, 2015), and the novel “Bad Sex,” new this fall from Tyrant Books. Official Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event.

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    Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards Reading

    Meehan Crist, Vanessa Hua, Ashley M. Jones, Britteney Black Rose Kapri, Amanda Rea, and Natalie Haney Tilghman

    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

    Rebecca Dinerstein and Lev Grossman (with Darin Strauss)

    “The Sunlit Night” (Bloomsbury USA, 2015) is the highly acclaimed debut novel by Rebecca Dinerstein. Lev Grossman’s most recent novel is “The Magician’s Land” (Plume, 2015), the final book in his Magicians Trilogy. This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Matthew Zapruder (with Deborah Landau)

    Matthew Zapruder is the author of four collections of poetry, including “Come On All You Ghosts” (Copper Canyon, 2010), a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and most recently "Sun Bear" (Copper Canyon, 2014). This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program director Deborah Landau and is co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Bagley Wright Lecture Series

    Srikanth Reddy

    Srikanth Reddy is the author of “Facts For Visitors” (University of California Press, 2004), “Voyager” (University of California Press, 2011), and “Changing Subjects: Digressions in Modern American Poetry” (Oxford University Press, 2012).

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    New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Program Thirtieth Anniversary Reading

    Bill Cheng, Luc Sante, and Dana Spiotta

    Bill Cheng's first novel is the critically acclaimed "Southern Cross the Dog" (Ecco, 2014). "The Other Paris" is Luc Sante's most recent novel, forthcoming from FSG this fall. Dana Spiotta's most recent novel "Stone Arabia" (Scribner, 2012) was a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist. This event is hosted by Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, NYFA board member and author of the short story collection “Brief Encounters With the Enemy,” and the critically acclaimed memoir “When Skateboards Will Be Free." Co-sponsored with NYFA.

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    Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize Reading

    Jonathan Moody (winner) and Frank X Walker (judge)

    Jonathan Moody was recently awarded the Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize for his second poetry collection, “Olympic Butter Gold” forthcoming in November 2015. Frank X Walker (pictured) is the author of six poetry collections, most recently “Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers” (University of Georgia Press, 2013). This event is co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation, a home for the many voices of African American poetry.

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    Poetry Reading

    Carolina Ebeid and Roger Reeves

    Carolina Ebeid’s debut poetry collection "You Ask Me To Talk About The Interior" is forthcoming from Noemi Press in 2016 as part of their Akrilica Series. Roger Reeves is the author of King Me (Copper Canyon Press, 2013).

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    New York Review Books Presents

    Renata Adler

    Renata Adler is an author, journalist, and film critic. She became a staff writer at The New Yorker in 1963 and, except for a year as the chief film critic of The New York Times, remained at The New Yorker for the next four decades. She is the author of "Pitch Dark" and "Speedboat," named winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for Best First Novel in 1976. Both books were re-released by New York Review Books in 2013. Her most recent nonfiction collection is "After the Tall Timber" (New York Review Books, 2015). Hosted by editor Edwin Frank. Co-sponsored with New York Review Books.

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    NYU Creative Writing Program Alumni Reading

    Monica McClure, January O'Neil, and Marjory Wentworth

    Monica McClure’s debut poetry collection is "Tender Data" (Birds LLC, 2015). January O’Neil’s "Underlife" (Cavankerry, 2009) is part of the New Voice Series, and her most recent collection is Misery Islands (Cavankerry, 2014). South Carolina Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth (pictured) is the author of three poetry collections, most recently "New and Selected Poems" (University of South Carolina Press, 2014).

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Rowan Ricardo Phillips (with Ishion Hutchinson)

    Rowan Ricardo Phillips is the author of "The Ground" (FSG, 2013) and most recently "Heaven" (FSG, 2015). This event is hosted by Ishion Hutchinson, and is co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Washington Square Launch Party

    Henri Cole, Mariama J. Lockington, and Jenny Offill

    A reading by contributors to Washington Square, the NYU Creative Writing Program’s literary journal.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Rick Moody (with Darin Strauss)

    NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member Rick Moody’s most recent novel “Hotels of North America” is forthcoming from Little, Brown in November 2015. This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.

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    Tomaž Šalamun Memorial Tribute

    Readings and remembrances by Joshua Beckman, Phillis Levin, Matthew Rohrer, Tone Škrjanec, Dara Wier, and Drenka Willen

    A tribute honoring Tomaž Šalamun, a prominent poetic figure in the Eastern European avant-garde and author of more than forty collections of poetry in Slovenian and English.

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    Tales of Two Cities: The Best and Worst of Times in Today's New York, An Anthology

    Garnette Cadogan, Rosie Schaap, and Hannah Tinti

    Hosted by anthology editor John Freeman, with readings from the contributors.

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    Kundiman Poetry Prize Reading

    Lo Kwa Mei-en (winner) and special guests Porochista Khakpour and Jennifer Tseng

    Lo Kwa Mei-en’s (pictured) first book "Yearling" is the 2013 winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize and out now from Alice James Books. Porochista Khakpour is the author of two novels, most recently "The Last Illusion" (Bloomsbury, 2015). Poet and fiction writer Jennifer Tseng’s most recent work is the novel "Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness" (Europa Editions, 2015). This event is co-sponsored with Kundiman, an organization dedicated to the creation and cultivation of Asian American literature.

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    Poetry Reading

    Yusef Komunyakaa and Robin Coste Lewis

    Pulitzer Prize winner and NYU Creative Writing Program senior faculty member Yusef Komunyakaa’s new book is "The Emperor of Water Clocks" (FSG, 2015). The debut collection from Robin Coste Lewis is "Voyage of the Sable Venus: and Other Poems" (Knopf, 2015).

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    Fiction Reading

    Garth Risk Hallberg and Julia Pierpont

    Garth Risk Hallberg is the author of the illustrated novella "A Field Guide to the North American Family" (Mark Batty, 2007). His debut novel "City on Fire" is new this fall from Knopf. Julia Pierpont’s critically acclaimed first novel is "Among the Ten Thousand Things" (Random House, 2015). Both writers are alumni of the NYU Creative Writing Program.

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    Cave Canem Poetry Prize Reading

    Rickey Laurentiis (Winner) and Terrance Hayes (Judge)

    The debut collection of poems by Rickey Laurentiis is "Boy with Thorn" (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015). "How to Be Drawn" (Penguin, 2015) is the most recent collection from MacArthur Fellow Terrance Hayes (pictured). This event is co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation, a home for the many voices of African American poetry.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Elizabeth Willis (with Alice Quinn)

    Elizabeth Willis is the author of five previous collections of poetry. Her most recent book is "Alive: New and Selected Poems" (New York Review Books, 2015). This event is hosted by Alice Quinn and is co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Martin Amis (with Darin Strauss)

    Martin Amis is the author of fourteen novels, two collections of stories, six collections of nonfiction, and a memoir. His most recent work is "The Zone of Interest" (Vintage, 2015). Amis has received the Somerset Maugham Award for best first novel and the James Tate Black Memorial Prize. Amis is a Distinguished Fiction Writer-in-Residence in the NYU Creative Writing Program. This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.

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    Poetry Reading

    Ciaran Berry, Eamon Grennan, and David McLoghlin

    Ciaran Berry is the author of two collections of poems, "The Sphere of Birds," winner of the Crab Orchard Open Award (Southern Illinois University Press/ Gallery Press, 2008) and "The Dead Zoo" (Gallery Press, 2013). Author of more than ten collections of poetry, Eamon Grennan’s (pictured) most recent work is "There Now: Poems," forthcoming from Graywolf Press in October 2016. David McLoghlin is the author of the collection "Waiting for Saint Brendan and Other Poems" (Salmon Poetry, 2013).

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Samantha Hunt and Christopher Sorrentino (with Darin Strauss)

    Samantha Hunt is the author of "The Invention of Everything Else" (Mariner Books, 2009) winner of the Bard Fiction Prize, and "Mr. Splitfoot," published in January by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Christopher Sorrentino’s novel "Trance" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006) was a National Book Award Finalist. His new novel is "The Fugitives" (Simon & Schuster, February 2016). This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.

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    Poetry Reading

    Mary Jo Bang and Nick Flynn

    Mary Jo Bang is the author of "Elegy" (Graywolf, 2007) winner of the National Book Critics Circle award and most recently "The Last Two Seconds: Poems" (Graywolf, 2015). Nick Flynn is the author of several books, including the memoir "Another Bullshit Night in Suck City" (W.W Norton, 2005) and most recently the poetry collection "My Feelings" (Graywolf, 2015).

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    Fiction Reading

    Anne Enright

    Anne Enright is Ireland's inaugural Fiction Laureate, a Man Booker Prize Winner, and the NYU Creative Writing Program's Distinguished Writer-in-Residence. She is the acclaimed author of six novels, three short story collections, a book of essays, and most recently "The Green Road" (W. W. Norton, 2015). Co-sponsored with the Arts Council of Ireland and Glucksman Ireland House NYU.

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    Cave Canem Presents: New Works

    Tonya M. Foster, Nate Marshall, Phillip B. Williams

    Tonya M. Foster’s first collection of poems is "A Swarm of Bees in the High Court" (Belladonna*, 2015). Co editor of "The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop" (Haymarket, 2015), Nate Marshall (pictured) is the author of "Wild Hundreds" (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015) winner of the 2014 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. "Thief in the Interior" (Alice James Books, 2016) is the debut collection from Phillip B. Williams. Co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Eileen Myles (with Alice Quinn)

    Eileen Myles’s 1994 novel Chelsea Girls was re-issued by Ecco Press in 2015. Her most recent work is I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1975-2014 (Ecco, 2015). Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America. A video recording can be viewed here.

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    Fiction and Poetry Reading

    Elaine Equi, Sharon Mesmer, and Idra Novey

    Elaine Equi is the author of more than ten collections of poetry, most recently "Sentences and Rain" (Coffee House Press, 2015). Sharon Mesmer’s most recent book is "Greetings from My Girlie Leisure Place" (Bloof Books, 2015). "Ways to Disappear" (Little, Brown and Company, 2016) is the debut novel from poet and fiction writer Idra Novey (pictured).

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    Poetry Reading

    Richie Hofmann, Camille Rankine, and Wendy Xu

    Winner of the Beatrice Hawley Award, Richie Hofmann’s debut collection "Second Empire" was published by Alice James Books in 2015. Camille Rankine’s (pictured) debut collection is "Incorrect Merciful Impulses" (Copper Canyon Press, 2015). Wendy Xu is the author of "You Are Not Dead" (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2013) and the forthcoming "Phrasis" (Fence Books Ottoline Prize, 2017).

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    Poetry as Diplomacy: A Reading and Panel Discussion

    Meena Alexander and Naomi Shihab Nye

    Meena Alexander is most recently the author of the poetry collection "Atmospheric Embroidery" (Hachette India, 2015). "A Maze Me: Poems for Girls" (Greenwillow Books, 2015) is the most recent book from poet Naomi Shihab Nye (pictured). Co-sponsored with the United Nations SRC Society of Writers, the NYU English Department, the NYU Gallatin Writing Program, and Tisch School of the Arts Department of Art & Public Policy. Hosted by Darrel Alejandro Holnes.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Alexander Chee and Angela Flournoy (with Darin Strauss)

    Alexander Chee is the author of the award-winning novel "Edinburgh" and most recently " The Queen of the Night" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.) Angela Flournoy’s debut novel "The Turner House" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) was a 2015 National Book Award finalist. This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.

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    Poetry Reading

    Robin Beth Schaer, Robyn Schiff, and Tess Taylor

    "Shipbreaking" (Anhinga Press, 2015) is Robin Beth Schaer’s debut collection. Robyn Schiff (pictured) is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently "A Woman of Property" (Penguin, 2016). Tess Taylor is the author of "The Forage House" (Red Hen Press, 2013 ) and the forthcoming title "Work & Days" (Red Hen Press, 2016). This event is hosted by Craig Morgan Teicher.

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    Poetry Reading

    Marilyn Hacker and Major Jackson

    National Book Award winner Marilyn Hacker is most recently the author of "A Stranger’s Mirror: New and Selected Poems, 1994-2014" (W. W. Norton, 2015). "Roll Deep" (W. W. Norton, 2015) is Major Jackson’s fourth, and most recent, collection of poems.

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    Women Writing about Sex and Desire: A Panel Discussion

    Jill Bialosky, Melissa Febos, Jennifer Gilmore, and Elissa Schappell

    Co-sponsored with the Women’s National Book Association Moderated by WNBA board member Harriet Shenkman. Pictured: Elissa Schappell.

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    Fiction Reading

    Axinn Foundation Writer-in-Residence Allison Bulger

    Founded in 2014, the Axinn Foundation Fellowship is awarded each year to a graduating student of exceptional promise. Introduced by Lillian Vernon Distinguished Writer in Residence Jonathan Safran Foer, author of the novels "Everything Is Illuminated," (Harper Perennial, 2005) "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," (Mariner Books, 2006) and the book of non-fiction "Eating Animals" (Back Bay Books, 2010).

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    NYU Creative Writing Program Alumni Reading

    J. Scott Brownlee, James Byrne, Thomas Dooley, and Morgan Parker

    J. Scott Brownlee's debut collection of poems is "Requiem for Used Ignition Cap" (Orison Books, 2015). James Byrne's most recent collection of poems is "Everything Broken up Dances" (Tupelo Press, 2015). A 2013 National Poetry Series selection, "Trespass," (Harper Perennial, 2014) is the debut collection from Thomas Dooley. Morgan Parker's debut collection "Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up at Night" (Switchback Books, 2015) was selected for the 2013 Gatewood Prize.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Charles Bock (with Darin Strauss)

    Charles Bock is the author of the novel "Beautiful Children," (Random House, 2009) which was a New York Times bestseller and Notable Book. His most recent novel is Alice & Oliver (Random House, 2016). This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.

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    Cave Canem Presents: New Works

    Tyehimba Jess, Jacqueline Johnson, and Marilyn Nelson

    Tyehimba Jess is the author of "leadbelly" (Wave Books, 2005) and "Olio," forthcoming from Wave Books in April 2016. Jacqueline Johnson is the author of "A Gathering of Mother Tongues" (White Pine Press, 1998). Marilyn Nelson is the author of most recently, How I Discovered Poetry (Dial Press, 2014) and My Seneca Village (namelos, 2015). Co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    The Laureate for Irish Fiction Lecture

    Anne Enright

    "An Irishwoman Abroad: Maeve Brennan and the Streets of New York." Man Booker Prize Winner and NYU Creative Writing Program Distinguished Writer-in-Residence, Anne Enright is the acclaimed author of six novels, three short story collections, a book of essays, and most recently "The Green Road" (W. W. Norton, 2015). Presented by the Arts Council of Ireland.

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    CantoMundo Poetry Reading

    David Campos, Willie Perdomo, Natalie Scenters-Zapico

    David Campos is the author of "Furious Dusk" (University of Notre Dame Press, 2015). Willie Perdomo (pictured) is most recently the author of "The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon," (Penguin, 2014) a finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award. The debut collection of poems from Natalie Scenters-Zapico is "The Verging Cities" (CLP, 2015). Hosted by Deborah Paredez. Co-sponsored with CantoMundo and the PEN World Voices Festival.

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    The New Salon: Poets in Conversation

    Brenda Shaughnessy (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.

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    Fiction and Poetry Reading

    Leopoldine Core and Ariana Reines

    Leopoldine Core (pictured) is the author of the new short story collection “When Watched” (Penguin, 2016) and the poetry collection “Veronica Beach” (Coconut Books, 2015). Poet and playwright Ariana Reines is the author of five books, including the forthcoming “A Sand Book” (Fence Books, 2017).

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Sharon Olds (with Deborah Landau)

    NYU Creative Writing Program senior faculty member Sharon Olds is the recipient of a National Book Critics Circle Award, the T. S Eliot Prize, and the Pulitzer Prize. Her collection “Odes” is new in September from Knopf. Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.

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    Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards Reading

    Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas, Danielle Geller, Jamey Hatley, Ladee Hubbard, Airea D. Matthews, and Asako Serizawa

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

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Boris Fishman and Sigrid Nunez (with Darin Strauss)

    Boris Fishman is the author of "A Replacement Life," (Harper, 2014) and most recently "Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo" (Harper, 2016). The author of six novels, Sigrid Nunez’s most recent book is "Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag" (Riverhead, 2014). This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.

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    NYU Creative Writing Program Alumni Reading

    Janine Joseph, Solmaz Sharif, and Ocean Vuong

    Janine Joseph’s debut collection of poems "Driving without a License" (Alice James Books, 2016) won the 2014 Kundiman Poetry Prize. "Look" (Graywolf, 2016) is the debut collection of poems by Solmaz Sharif (pictured). Ocean Vuong’s first book is "Night Sky with Exit Wounds" (Copper Canyon, 2016).

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    Fiction Reading

    Joyce Carol Oates

    Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. Her books include the national bestsellers "We Were the Mulvaneys" and "Blonde" (a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize), and the New York Times bestsellers "The Falls" (winner of the 2005 Prix Femina Etranger) and "The Gravedigger’s Daughter." Her essay collection "Soul at the White Heat" is new from Ecco Press this fall.

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    Cave Canem Presents: New Works

    Jonterri Gadson, Kevin Simmonds, Tiphanie Yanique

    Jonterri Gadson’s (pictured) debut full length collection of poems is "Blues Triumphant" (YesYes Books, 2016). Kevin Simmonds is the author of two collections of poetry, "Mad for Meat" (Salmon Poetry, 2012) and "Bend to It" (Salmon Poetry, 2014). Tiphanie Yanique is the author of "How to Escape from a Leper Colony" (Graywolf 2010) "I Am the Virgin Islands" (Little Bell Caribbean 2012) and "Land of Love and Drowning" (Riverhead 2014) with a new collection of poems entitled "Wife" (Peepal Tree 2016). Co-sponsored with Cave Canem Foundation.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Emily Barton and Darryl Pinckney (with Darin Strauss)

    Emily Barton’s most recent novel is "The Book of Esther" (Tim Duggan Books, 2016). "Black Deutschland" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016) is the latest novel from Darryl Pinckney (pictured). This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.

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    The New Salon: Writers in Conversation

    Ben Marcus (with Darin Strauss)

    Ben Marcus is the author of "Leaving the Sea" (Knopf, 2014), "The Flame Alphabet" (Knopf, 2012), and "Notable American Women" (Vintage Books, 2002). He is the editor of an anthology of contemporary fiction, "New American Stories" (Vintage Books, 2016). This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.

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    Washington Square Review Launch Reading

    Matthew Baker, Emily Brandt, and Jay Deshpande

    A reading by contributors to the NYU Creative Writing Program’s nationally distributed literary journal. (Pictured, Jay Deshpande)

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    Fiction Reading

    Andre Dubus III

    Andre Dubus III is the author of six books including the National Book Award finalist "House of Sand and Fog," the novel "The Garden of Last Days," the memoir "Townie," and most recently the story collection "Dirty Love" (W. W Norton, 2013).

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    Fiction Reading

    Eimear McBride

    Eimear McBride’s debut novel "A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing" (Coffee House Press, 2014) won the Goldsmiths Prize and the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Her novel "The Lesser Bohemians" is new this fall from Hogarth.