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Poetry Forum: Mark Bibbins and Kathleen Ossip


Dates:
Wed Dec 10, 2014 18:30 - Wed Dec 10, 2014

Location:
New York City, New York
United States of America

New School Writing Program faculty and the authors respectively of They Don’t Kill You Because They’re Hungry, They Kill You Because They’re Full and The Do Over.

Mark Bibbins received a Lambda Literary Award for his first collection of poems, Sky Lounge; his second, The Dance of No Hard Feelings was published by Copper Canyon Press (2009), and in 2014, his third They Don’t Kill You Because They’re Hungry, They Kill You Because They’re Full was also published by Cooper Canyon. He co-founded LIT, the journal of the New School graduate writing program. He is a recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in poetry. His work has appeared in the Paris Review, Boston Review, Poetry, and editions of The Best American Poetry in 2004 and 2010 .

Kathleen Ossip is the author of The Cold War, which was named one of Publishers Weekly's 100 best books of 2011; The Search Engine, which was selected by Derek Walcott for the American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize; and Cinephrastics, a chapbook of movie poems. Her new book The Do-Over will be published in 2015. Poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry, Paris Review, Kenyon Review, Boston Review, American Poetry Review, the Washington Post, The Believer, Fence, Poetry Review (London), and Poetry Magazine. She teaches at The New School and online for The Poetry School in London. She was a co-founder of LIT (the journal of the graduate writing program at The New School), and she's the poetry editor of Women's Studies Quarterly. She has received a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and grants from Yaddo, Ragdale, and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference.

Moderated by David Lehman, poetry coordinator and professor, School of Writing.

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EVENT

Fiction Forum: Tiphanie Yanique


Dates:
Wed Nov 12, 2014 18:30 - Wed Nov 12, 2014

Location:
New York City, New York
United States of America

Tiphanie Yanique is the author of the novel Land of Love and Drowning, (Riverhead/Penguin 2014), and the short story collection, How to Escape from a Leper Colony, published by Graywolf Press, 2010.

BookPage listed her as one of the 14 Women to watch out for in 2014. Her writing has won the 2011 BOCAS Prize for Caribbean Fiction, Boston Review Prize in Fiction, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship and an Academy of American Poet's Prize. She has been listed by the Boston Globe as one of the sixteen cultural figures to watch out for and by the National Book Foundation as one of the 5 Under 35. Her writing has been published in Best African American Fiction, The Wall Street Journal, American Short Fiction among others. She is Assistant Professor of Writing at The New School.

Moderated by Helen Schulman, fiction coordinator and professor, School of Writing.

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EVENT

Fiction Forum: Mira Jacob


Dates:
Wed Oct 15, 2014 18:30 - Wed Oct 15, 2014

Location:
New York City, New York
United States of America

Mira Jacob is the author of the novel, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing, published by Random House in July of 2014. She is the co-founder of Pete’s Reading Series in Brooklyn. Previously, she directed editorial content for various websites and wrote VH-1’s Pop-Up Video. She is a graduate of The New School MFA Program.

Moderated by Luis Jaramillo, director and professor, the School of Writing.

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EVENT

Fiction Forum: Mitchell S. Jackson


Dates:
Mon Sep 22, 2014 18:30 - Mon Sep 22, 2014

Location:
New York City, New York
United States of America

Mitchell S. Jackson is the author of The Residue Years and published the eBook collection Oversoul Stories and Essays in the summer of 2012. He has been the recipient of fellowships from Urban Artist Initiative and The Center For Fiction. A former winner of the Hurston Wright Foundation’s award for college writers, he teaches writing at New York University and is the literary editor of Dossier Journal. He received an MA in writing from Portland State University and an MFA in Creative Writing from New York University.

Moderated by Jeffery Renard Allen, faculty, the School of Writing.

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EVENT

Fiction Forum: Jeffery Renard Allen


Dates:
Wed Sep 17, 2014 18:30 - Wed Sep 17, 2014

Location:
New York City, New York
United States of America

Born and raised in Chicago, Jeffery Renard Allen is a Professor of English at Queens College of the City University of New York and an instructor in the Writing Program at The New School. Allen is the author of two collections of poetry, Stellar Places (Moyer Bell 2007) and Harbors and Spirits (Moyer Bell 1999), and three works of fiction, the novel Rails Under My Back (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2000), which won The Chicago Tribune's Heartland Prize for Fiction, the book of stories Holding Pattern (Graywolf 2008), which won The Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, and the forthcoming novel Song of the Shank (Graywolf 2014), which is loosely based on the life of Blind Tom, a nineteenth century African American piano virtuoso and composer. Allen’s other awards include a fellowship at The Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at The New York Public Library, a Whiting Writers’ Award, and a grant in Innovative Literature from Creative Capital.

Moderated by Tiphanie Yanique, professor, School of Writing.

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Sponsored by the School of Writing.