Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street
Thursday, March 5, 6:00pm
Fiction Reading: Joseph O’Neill Joseph O’Neill is the author of “Netherland,” 2009 winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award. His most recent novel is “The Dog” (Pantheon, 2014). O’Neill will be introduced by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss. This event is co-sponsored with NYU Abu Dhabi. Note location: NYU Abu Dhabi’s New York Office, 19 Washington Square North
Friday, March 6, 5:00pm
Poetry Reading: Tarfia Faizullah, Vievee Francis, and Tomás 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). Tomás 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.
Friday, March 6, 7:00 pm
NYU Emerging Writers Reading Series: Kate Zambreno, Guest Author The Emerging Writers Reading Series showcases the student talent of NYU’s graduate Creative Writing Program and features established writers as special guests. Note Location: KGB Bar, 85 East 4th street
Thursday, March 12, 7:00 pm
The New Salon: Ron Padgett in conversation with Alice Quinn Ron Padgett is 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.
All events are free and open to the public
Seating for free events is on a first-come, first-served basis