The New York University Creative Writing Program’s Spring 2015 Reading Series continues in April with events featuring National Book Award Winner Mark Doty (April 23), and others.
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 W. 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Aves.
Thursday, April 23, 7 p.m.
Poetry Reading: Mark Doty and Richard Siken
NYU Creative Writing faculty member and National Book Award winner Mark Doty's new collection is “Deep Lane” (W.W. Norton, April 2015). Richard Siken’s first book “Crush” (Yale University Press, 2005), was the winner of the 2004 Yale Series of Younger Poets prize. His second book is “War of the Foxes” (Copper Canyon Press, April 2015).
Friday, April 24, 5 p.m.
Poetry Reading: Brett Fletcher Lauer, Anthony McCann, Randall Potts, and Matthew Rohrer
The newest book from Brett Fletcher Lauer is “A Hotel in Belgium” (Four Way, 2014). Anthony McCann’s fourth full length collection is “Thing Music” (Wave Books, 2014). “Trickster” (University of Iowa Press, 2014) is the second collection of poems from Randall Potts. The most recent book from NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member Matthew Rohrer is “Surrounded by Friends” (Wave Books, April 2015).
Saturday, April 25, 2 p.m.
NYU Veterans Writing Workshop Reading with Guest Author Brian Castner
Readings by participants of the Veterans Writing Workshop, which offers free classes to recent veterans, led by fellows from the NYU Creative Writing Program. Brian Castner’s memoir “The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life that Follows” was an Amazon Best Book of 2012.
Thursday, April 30, 7 p.m.
The New Salon: Poets in Conversation: Dorothea Lasky with Deborah Landau
Dorothea Lasky is the author of four full-length poetry collections, most recently “Rome” (Liveright/W.W Norton, 2014). This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program director Deborah Landau, and is co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America.
These events are free and open to the public.
Seating is on a first come-first served basis.
For more information call 212-998-8816 or visit the events page.