2013 Archive


Muriel Rukeyser Centenary Celebration

12/13/2013 — 6:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Lost & Found Series IV Launch

12/6/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Distinguished Writers Series: Victoria Redel

12/3/2013 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

ALSCW Conversation Series: Peter Carey (with Sigrid Nunez)

11/21/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Crisis and Opportunity: What Is the Future of Publishing? (with Eric Simonoff, Jonathan Karp, Molly Stern, Reagan Arthur)

11/21/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free (RSVP)

The Story That Cannot Be Told (with Saidaya Harman, NourbeSe Philip, and Tonya Foster)

11/19/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Distinguished Writers Series: Joyce Carol Oates

11/19/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Hon. Sonia Sotomayor in Conversation (with Lisa S. Coico and Lyn Di Iorio) about her book, "My Beloved World"

11/18/2013 — 5:30 p.m.
City College
Free

Queens College Evening Readings: Margaret Atwood (with Leonard Lopate)

11/12/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

Online Only: The Rise of Digital Magazines (with Peter Beinart, Susan Glasser, Jacob Weisberg, and Ben Williams)

11/12/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free (RSVP)

A Great Neglected Writer: Reading Alexander Herzen (with Wendy Lesser)

11/7/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Extraordinary Lives: An Evening with Gay Talese (in conversation with William Kelly)

11/6/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free (RSVP)

Distinguished Writers Series: Augusten Burroughs

11/5/2013 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

The Work of Philip Roth: (Philip Roth, Janis Bellow, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Susan Jacoby, Claudia Roth Pierpont)

11/5/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

The New Salon in Queens: Carl Phillips Poetry Reading and Conversation

11/4/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Cátedra Vargas Llosa with Nobel Laureate, Mario Vargas Llosa and Guest lecturer, Efraín Kristal

11/4/2013 — 5:45 p.m.
City College
Free

A Reading and Conversation with Harman Writer-in-Residence Gish Jen

10/29/2013 — 5:45 p.m.
Baruch College
Free

@Macaulay Author Series: Anna Holmes (with Jessica Coen, Dodal Stewart, Tracie Egan Morrissey & Lizzie Skurnick)

10/24/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Macaulay Honors College
Free (RSVP)

Elisa Gianini Poetry and Translation Reading and Conversation

10/21/2013 — 5:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Birthplace with Buried Stones: Meena Alexander and Russell Leong in Conversation

10/18/2013 — 6:00 p.m.
AAARI
Free

The Jack Burstyn Memorial Lecture: Edward Hirsch

10/16/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Distinguished Writers Series: Eve Ensler

10/15/2013 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

In Praise of Meandering: Writing Poetry as Part of the Inquiry Process

10/10/2013 — 6:00 p.m.
Lehman College
Free (RSVP)

An Evening with Cathleen Schine

10/9/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Kiese Laymon Fiction Reading and Conversation

10/8/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

A Celebration of the Aime Cesaire Centennial 2013

10/8/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Queens College Evening Readings: Norman Rush (with Leonard Lopate)

10/8/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Medgar Evers College
Free

Presidential Lecture Series Featuring Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco

10/7/2013 — 1:30 p.m.
John Jay College
RSVP

Distinguished Writers Series: Colum McCann

10/1/2013 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Tom Sleigh and Phillis Levin: ALSCW Conversation Series

10/1/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

What Translation Means

9/27/2013 — 3:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Poetry Reading: Alessandro de Francesco with Translator Belle Cushing

9/6/2013 — 5:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Poetry Outreach in the Schools

6/8/2013 — all-day event
City College
Free; RSVP

Best-Selling Author Series: Steve Berry

5/20/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free; RSVP

Playwrights Writing for Television: Success or Compromise?

5/20/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Distinguished Writers Series: Chris Adrian

5/14/2013 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free; reservations required

Peter Cole, "Translating the Kaballah"

5/13/2013 — 4:00 p.m.
Baruch College
Free

How Children's Book Authors Help Shape Our World View

5/9/2013 — 3:00 p.m.
Medgar Evers College
Free

Best-Selling Author Series: Steve Berry

5/6/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free; reservations required

Exiles: Aleksandar Hemon and Andre Aciman in Conversation

5/6/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free; RSVP

Turnstyle Reading Series (CUNY MFA faculty and students)

5/2/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Resonances: Contemporary Writers on the Classics

5/2/2013 — 4:00 p.m.
Baruch College
Free

Finding Joseph Tusiani: The Poet of Two Lands

5/2/2013 — 11:30 a.m.
Lehman College
Free

Eduardo Halfon on Writing, Bilingualism and Translation

5/2/2013 — 11:15 a.m.
Baruch College
Free

2013 Chapbook Festival

5/2 - 5/3/2013 — all day
Graduate Center
Free

Extraordinary Lives Series: Marilynne Robinson in Conversation with Bill Kelly

5/1/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
$12/$10 members

Distinguished Writers Series: Cheryl Strayed

4/30/2013 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free; reservations required

Triangulations: Baraka and Cesaire

4/29/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

The New Salon in Queens: A Reading by Poet Marie Howe

4/24/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

In Conversation: Marisa Silver and Deborah Treisman

4/24/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free; reservation requested

Essay Is Both Noun and Verb (Phillip Lopate, Margo Jefferson, Shifra Sharlin)

4/23/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

George Guida: Creativity, Language, and Life

4/22/2013 — 5:00 p.m.
New York City College of Technology
Free

A Celebration of Edward Dorn's Collected Poems

4/18/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Queens College Evening Readings: Tom Wolfe (with Leonard Lopate)

4/16/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20; free with CUNY student ID

Distinguished Writers Series: Les Murray

4/16/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free; reservations required

Interpreting Lorca

4/16/2013 — 6:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Best-Selling Author Series: Yiyun Li

4/15/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free; RSVP

A Reading and Conversation with Don Mee Choi

4/15/2013 — 3:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Turnstyle Reading Series (CUNY MFA faculty and students)

4/10/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Queens College Evening Readings: Junot Diaz (with Leonard Lopate)

4/9/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20; free with CUNY student ID

A Reading by Siri Hustvedt

4/9/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

A Conversation with Maggie O'Sullivan

4/4/2013 — 6:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

"L Is for Lion: An Italian Bronx Butch Freedom Memoir": Annie Rachel Lanzillotto

4/3/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free; reservations requested

National Black Writers Conference Symposium: A Tribute to the Life and Works of Toni Cade Bambara

3/30/2013 — 10:00 a.m.
Medgar Evers College
General Donation $10; Students/Faculty/Seniors $5

Distinguished Writers Series: Ian McEwan

3/22/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free; reservations required

"I accrue hordes": A Reading and Conversation with Simon Pettet

3/21/2013 — 6:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

"The Blurred Line Between Fiction and Reality: Creating Drama Within the Confines of History": Terrence Cheng

3/20/2013 — 12:30 p.m.
Lehman College
Free

A Reading & Conversation with Hilton Als, Spring 2013 Harman Writer-in-Residence

3/19/2013 — 5:45 p.m.
Baruch College
Free

Junot Diaz

3/18/2013 — 6:00 p.m.
City College
Free

Writing Writers' Lives: 5th Annual Leon Levy Biography Conference

3/18/2013 — 1:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Burning City: Poems of Metropolitan Modernity

3/14/2013 — 4:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Queens College Evening Readings: Jamaica Kincaid (with Leonard Lopate)

3/12/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20; free with CUNY student ID

Ethnicity and Literature: A Discussion with Nancy Kricorian and Aris Janigian

3/11/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Turnstyle Reading Series (CUNY MFA faculty and students)

3/11/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Best-Selling Author Series: Lee Child

3/6/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free; RSVP

Making Trouble, Making History: Jewish Women in Art & Entertainment (with Joyce Antler, Jennifer Gilmore, Gail Levin, and Suzanne Wasserman)

3/5/2013 — 6:00 p.m.
Baruch College
Free; see announcement for reservations

Trends in Translation Series: Willis and Aliki Barnstone

3/4/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

The Future of Longform Journalism (with David Grann, Max Linsky, Alana Newhouse, Evan Ratliff, and David Samuels)

3/4/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Distinguished Writers Series: Dana Spiotta

2/26/2013 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free; reservations required

Blessing the Boats: A Tribute to Lucille Clifton

2/21/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Editors at Work (Lorin Stein, Dorothy Wickenden, Adam Moss, and Lucas Wittmann)

2/20/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Distinguished Writers Series: Rosanna Warren

2/5/2013 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free; reservations required

Turnstyle Reading Series (CUNY MFA faculty and students)

2/5/2013 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Best-Selling Author Series: A.M. Homes

1/14/2013 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free; RSVP