2008 Archive


Mark Doty

11/20/2008 — 7:00 PM
Graduate Center
Free

Distinguished Writers Series: Edward Hirsch

11/13/2008 — 7:30 PM
Hunter College
RSVP

Who Reads Poetry? (lecture by Robert Pinsky)

11/12/2008 — 6:30 PM
Graduate Center
Free

Derek Walcott

Queens College Evening Readings

11/11/2008 — 7:00 PM
$15. Free with CUNY student ID.

MFA Open House/Ozone Park Launch

11/10/2008 — 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Queens College
Free

First Annual Lecture on Biography (with Stacy Schiff)

11/05/2008 — 7:00 PM
Graduate Center
Free

State of the Union: a Poetry Reading

10/30/2008 &8212; 6:30 PM
Graduate Center
Free

Reading and Conversation with Mary Gordon

10/30/2008 — 6:30 PM-8:15 PM
City College
Free

Knowing Me, Knowing You: Asian, American Voices (reading of contemporary fiction by four award-winning New York writers)

10/30/2008 — 12:15 PM-1:30 PM
Queens College

Open House 2008 for Prospective MFA Students

10/28/2008 — 7:30 PM
Hunter College

Jamaica Kincaid (with Leonard Lopate)

Queens College Evening Readings

10/28/2008 — 7:00 PM
$15. Free with CUNY student ID.

Laugh Lines: Humor and the Art of Writing Poetry

10/13/2008 - 10/26/2008
School of Professional Studies (online course)
See Distinguished Professor Kimiko Hahn introduce the course here.

Book Launch Party for About Face: Women Write About What They See When They Look in the Mirror

10/23/2008 — 7:30 PM
Hunter College
RSVP

A Reading and Conversation with Francine Prose

10/21/2008 — 5:45 PM
Baruch College/Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program (co-sponsored by Poets & Writers)

Distinguished Writers Series: Darin Strauss and Jeff Talarigo

10/20/2008 — 7:30 PM
Hunter College
RSVP

Distinguished Writers Series: Michael Thomas and Yusef Komunyakaa

10/7/2008 — 7:30 PM
Hunter College
RSVP

Dream Homes: From Cairo to Katrina, An Exile's Journey (reading by BMCC Associate English Professor Joyce Zonana)

9/25/2008 — 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Borough of Manhattan Community College

Distinguished Writers Series: Edmund White

9/23/2008 — 7:00 PM
Hunter College
RSVP

Belonging: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World

9/17/2008 — 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Graduate Center
Free

North Country Institute Writers Retreat

7/10/2008-7/13/2008
Medgar Evers College

Ultimate Voyages: Jules Verne's Futuristic Visions

5/29/2008 — 5:30 PM
Graduate Center

36th Annual Spring Poetry Festival

5/16/2008
City College

An Evening with Pablo Neruda

5/15/2008 — 6:00 PM
New York City College of Technology
Free

Cristina Garcia

5/7/2008 — 6:30 PM
City College
Free

PEN World Voices Festival

4/29/2008-5/4/2008
Check the schedule for events taking place at CUNY

Distinguished Writers Series: Russell Banks

4/17/2008 — 7:30 PM
RSVP to spevents@hunter.cuny.edu or 212-772-4007
Hunter College

Baruch Biographers Talk About Their Art

4/17/2008 — 12:15 PM-2:15 PM
Baruch College
Free

Free Best-Selling Author Series: Debby Applegate

4/16/2008 — 7:00 PM
Kingsborough Community College
Reservations required

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Nationally Recognized Poet Afaa Michael Weaver

4/16/2008 — 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
York College
Free

Literature and Law Conference

4/11/2008 — 8:15 AM-5:15 PM
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Distinguished Writers Series: Frank Bidart

4/09/2008 — 7:30 PM
RSVP to spevents@hunter.cuny.edu or 212-772-4007
Hunter College

Writing the World: Literature and the Environment

4/09/2008 — 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Free Admission
Graduate Center

Claire Messud and Caryl Phillips (with Leonard Lopate)

Queens College Evening Readings

4/08/2008 — 7:00 PM
Tuesdays. $15. Free with CUNY ID

Ninth National Black Writers Conference

3/28/2008 — 3/30/2008
Medgar Evers College

Gotham History Blotter Reading and Book Signing

3/26/2008 — 6:30 PM
Free Admission
Graduate Center

David Grossman (with Leonard Lopate)

Queens College Evening Readings

3/25/2008 — 7:00 PM
Tuesdays. $15. Free with CUNY ID.

Writing Across Borders: Asian American Women Writers (with Meena Alexander, Jessica Hagedorn, and Kimiko Hahn)

3/20/2008 — 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Free Admission
Graduate Center

Translated Poetry: A New Landscape

3/19/2008 — 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Free Admission
Graduate Center

Reading and Conversation with Charles Simic

3/18/2008 — 5:45 PM
Co-sponsored with Poets & Writers
Free Admission
Baruch College

A Tribute to Marilyn Hacker

3/14/2008 — 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Free Admission
Graduate Center

Distinguished Writers Series: Anne Carson

3/13/2008 — 7:30 PM
Hunter College

Edna O'Brien (with Leonard Lopate)

Queens College Evening Readings

3/11/2008 — 7:00 PM
Tuesdays. $15. Free with CUNY ID.

John Edgar Wideman: Book Reading and Discussion: Fanon

03/09/2008 — 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Brooklyn Public Library

Distinguished Writers Series: Frank McCourt

2/27/2008 — 7:00 PM
Hunter College

Poetry and Community: All About Poets House

2/25/2008 — 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Free Admission
City College

Tribute to Last Poets: Abiodun Oyewole and Don Babatunde Eaton

2/10/2008 — 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Medgar Evers College

Best-Selling Author Series: A.M. Homes

2/05/2008 — 7:00 PM
Free Admission
Kingsborough Community College

Acentos: A Gathering and Celebration of Latino and Latina Poets

2/01/2008 — 6:30 PM
Free Admission
School of Social Work @ Hunter College

A Multi-Genre, Multicultural Women's Reading

1/31/2008 — 7:00 PM
Macaulay Center. Macaulay Honors College

2008 AWP Conference & Bookfair

New York City
1/30/2008 — 2/2/2008
Featured Readings By: Yusef Komunyakaa, Sharon Olds, E.L. Doctorow, Louise Glück, Galway Kinnell, A.S. Byatt, Mark Strand, James Tate, Robert Pinsky, Natasha Trethewey, Carolyn Forché, Ha Jin, Joyce Carol Oates, Jonathan Safran Foer, Billy Collins, Frank McCourt, Sonia Sanchez, Cynthia Ozick, Philip Lopate, Amy Hempel, Peter Cameron, Charles Simic, and many more.