The New York University Creative Writing Program’s Spring 2015 Reading Series continues in April with events featuring Pulitzer Prize Winners Charles Simic (April 16) and Michael Cunningham (April 17), and others.
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 W. 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Aves.
(Unless indicated otherwise)
Thursday, April 2, 7 p.m.
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.
Friday, April 3, 5 p.m.
Poetry Reading: Erin Belieu, Jill Bialosky, and Cate Marvin
Erin Belieu’s most recent poetry collection “Slant Six” was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2014. Jill Bialosky’s newest collection of poems, “The Players,” is due out this February (Knopf, 2015). Cate Marvin’s third book of poems, “Oracle,” is forthcoming from W.W Norton.
Friday, April 3, 7 p.m.
NYU Emerging Writers Reading: Nick Lantz
The Emerging Writers Reading Series showcases the student talent of NYU’s graduate Creative Writing Program and features established writers as special guests. Nick Lantz is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently “How to Dance as the Roof Caves In” (Graywolf, 2014).
Note Location: KGB Bar, 85 East 4th street
Thursday, April 16, 7 p.m.
Poetry Reading: Charles Simic
NYU Creative Writing Program Distinguished Poet-In-Residence and Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Simic is most recently the author of “New and Selected Poems: 1962-2012” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013). Simic will be introduced by NYU Creative Writing Program director Deborah Landau.
Friday, April 17, 5 p.m.
The New Salon: Writers in Conversation: Michael Cunningham with Darin Strauss
Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Cunningham's latest novel is “The Snow Queen” (FSG, 2014). This event is hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.
Friday, April 17, 7 p.m.
West 10th Launch Reading with Cathy Park Hong, Guest Author
Readings by guest author Cathy Park Hong and student contributors to West 10th, the NYU Creative Writing Program’s undergraduate literary journal. Cathy Park Hong’s third poetry collection, “Engine Empire,” was published by W.W. Norton in 2013.
All 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.