2012 Archive


"Chinese, English, Spanish: Writing a Third Literature of the Americas - A Trilingual Program"

12/14/2012 — 5:30 p.m.
AAARI
Free

Queens College Evening Readings: Aleksandar Hemon, Norman Manea & Gary Shteyngart (with Leonard Lopate)

12/11/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20; free with CUNY student ID

"Translation Matters," lecture by Edith Grossman

12/11/2012 — 6:00 p.m.
Baruch College
Free

Carla Hall in the @Macaulay Author Series

12/10/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Macaulay Honors College
Free

Luis Francia: A Filipino Writer in the World

12/7/2012 — 6 p.m.
AAARI
Free; RSVP online

Contemporary Jewish-American Writing: What Has Changed? Mikhal Dekel, Nancy K. Miller, Edith Pearlman, Judith Shulevitz

12/6/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Louis Lapham

12/5/2012 — 5:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Queens College MFA Open House <pdf>

12/5/2012 — 5:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Hunter College Distinguished Writers Series: Aleksandar Hemon

12/4/2012 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Hunter College Distinguished Writers Series: Margaux Fragoso

11/27/2012 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Joyce Carol Oates (Gerta Vanderbilt Whitney Connor Guest Writer)

11/27/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Queens College Evening Readings: Jonathan Safran Foer & Joyce Carol Oates (with Leonard Lopate)

11/20/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20; free with CUNY student ID

Transculturation Seminar: Chris Andrews (with Natasha Wimmer)

11/20/2012 — 12:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

The New Salon in Queens: Readings and Conversations with Poet Marie Ponsot (co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America)

11/14/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

The Real and the Imagined: Talk and Reading with Etgar Keret

11/14/2012 — 3:00 p.m.
Baruch College
Free

Hunter College Distinguished Writers Series: Patrick McGrath

11/13/2012 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

R.L. Stine in the @Macaulay Author Series

11/13/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Macaulay Honors College
Free

Queens College Evening Readings: Teju Cole & James Wood (with Leonard Lopate)

11/13/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20; free with CUNY student ID

A Reading and Discussion with Poet Charles Bernstein

11/7/2012 — 6:00 p.m.
Baruch College
Free

Intergenre Reading Series: Alice Mattison and Lisa D'Amour

11/7/2012 — 6:00 p.m.
Brooklyn College
Free

Gay Talese (The Elizabeth Strong-Cuevas Lecture)

11/5/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Brooklyn on My Mind: Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt, Ben Lerner, and "The Novel about Art" (with Leonard Lopate)

10/31/2012 — 5:00 p.m.
Brooklyn College
Free

Queens College Evening Readings: Edward Albee (with Leonard Lopate)

10/30/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20; free with CUNY student ID

Burning City: Poets of Metropolitan Modernity: Jed Rasula and Josh Schneiderman

10/25/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Hunter College Distinguished Writers Series: David Ferry

10/23/2012 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

A Reading & Conversation with Katherine Vaz, Fall 2012 Harman Writer-in-Residence

10/23/2012 — 5:45 p.m.
Baruch College
Free

Sidney Offit: The Life & Work of Kurt Vonnegut

10/22/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

An Evening of Confessional Poetry: Trisha Low and Vanessa Place

10/19/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Meet the Agents: Julie Barer, PJ Mark, Irene Skonick, and Dorian Karchmar

10/17/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Intergenre Reading Series: Anselm Berrigan and Julie Otsuka

10/17/2012 — 6:00 p.m.
Brooklyn College
Free

David Matlin: A HalfMan Dreaming (with Ammiel Alcalay)

10/17/2012 — 4:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

A Reading by Pulitzer Prize-Winner Mark Strand

10/16/2012 — 6:45 p.m.
City College
Free

Literary Legacy: Two Writers in Conversation on Craft and Process (Cathy Park Hong and David Henry Hwang; co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America)

10/12/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Warhol's Orbit: Three Writers, Thirty Years: Wayne Koestenbaum, John Yau, Megan Volpert

10/11/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

"Writing Across Genres and Oceans: The Evolution of Fiction and Nonfiction Writing for English and Spanish-speaking Audiences"

10/11/2012 — 12:30 p.m.
Lehman College
Free

Extraordinary Lives: Francine du Plessix Gray (with Bill Kelly)

10/10/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
$15 general / $12 members

Translit, or The Historical Novel Now (Ashley Dawson, Hari Kunzru, Peter Mendelsund)

10/10/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Joyce Carol Oates (Gerta Vanderbilt Whitney Connor Guest Writer)

10/9/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Fiction Reading: Maaza Mengiste

10/9/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Susanna Moore in the @Macaulay Author Series, introduced by Daphne Merkin

10/4/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Macaulay Honors College
Free

Hunter College Distinguished Writers Series: Margaret Atwood

10/4/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Writing Feminism: From Redstockings to Occupy (Jennifer Baumgarden and Alix Kates Shulman)

10/1/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free (RSVP)

"Hold These Truths: The Gordon Hirabayahsi Case"

9/28/2012 — 6:00 p.m.
AAARI
Free

Mingmei Yip (reading from Skeleton Women: A Novel)

9/21/2012 — 6:00 p.m.
AAARI
Free

Jonathan Galassi (reading from Left-handed: Poems)

9/20/2012 — 6:00 p.m.
Calandra Institute
Free (RSVP)

Written on a Summer Evening: Poetry

7/2/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Richard Ford and Joyce Carol Oates

6/6/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
John Jay College
$15 (free with CUNY ID; RSVP necessary)

Best-Selling Author Series: Stuart Woods

5/21/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

40th Annual CCNY Poetry Festival

5/11/2012 — all day event
City College

Distinguished Writer Series: Robert Pinsky and the Ben Allison Jazz Trio

5/9/2012 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Poets in the Playhouse: Rita Dove's Thomas and Beulah

5/4/2012 — 7:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Chungmi Kim Reading

5/4/2012 — 6:00 p.m.
The University
Free

Schwerner Writers' Series: Francisco Goldman and Rachel Eliza Griffiths

5/2/2012 — 3:30 p.m.
College of Staten Island
Free

Schwerner Writers' Series: Amber Dermont and Tonya Foster

4/26/2012 — 2:30 p.m.
College of Staten Island
Free

Best-Selling Author Series: Susan Isaacs

4/24/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

E.L. Doctorow (with Leonard Lopate)

4/24/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

Distinguished Writer Series: Faculty Reading with Peter Carey, Tom Sleigh, Nathan Englander and Kathryn Harrison

4/23/2012 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

South African Poet Laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile: Reading and Conversation (with Meena Alexander)

4/20/2012 — 4:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Distinguished Writer Series: Michael Ondaatje

4/18/2012 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Turnstyle Reading Series: Jan Heller Levi, Linsey Abrams, and Others

4/16/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Gentrification of the Mind by Sarah Schulman

4/12/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
$10 general / $8 members

Tendencies: Poetics & Practice - D'Lo, Sarah Schulman, and TC Tolbert

4/5/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

31st Annual Literary Arts Festival with Junot Diaz

4/5/2012 — 5:30 p.m.
New York City College of Technology
Free

Distinguished Writer Series: Tea Obreht

4/4/2012 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

The Eleventh National Black Writers Conference (NBWC)

3/29 - 4/1/2012
Medgar Evers College
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Billy Collins and Friends

3/29/2012 — 12:30 p.m.
Lehman College
Free

Varieties of Biography (4th Annual Leon Levy Conference)

3/29/2012 — all day event
Graduate Center
Free

2012 Chapbook Festival

3/28 -  3/29/2012
Various Locations, including the Graduate Center
Free (RSVP required for all workshops)

Interwoven Worlds: A Symposium on Writing and Translation Celebrating the Literature of the Middle East

3/28/2012
Graduate Center
Free

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (with Leonard Lopate)

3/27/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

Best-Selling Author Series: Alan Furst

3/27/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Turnstyle Reading Series: Nicole Cooley, Meera Nair, and Others

3/27/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Criticism and Self-Influence: A Talk by Harold Bloom (Part 2)

3/26/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free (RSVP)

Reclaiming Histories of Women's Holocaust Writing

3/21/2012 — 6:15 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Lehman Lecture with Esmeralda Santiago

3/21/2012 — 11:00 a.m.
Lehman College

Reading and Conversation with Laurie Scheck

3/20/2012 — 5:45 p.m.
Baruch College
Free

Criticism and Self-Influence: A Talk by Harold Bloom (Part 1)

3/19/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free (RSVP)

City College MFA in Creative Writing Spring Open House

3/19/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
City College (event to be held at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe)
Free (RSVP)

Poetry After Genocide: Damir Arsenijevic (with Ammiel Alcalay and Colette Dauite)

3/19/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Turnstyle Reading Series: Kimiko Hahn, Patrick McGrath, and Others

3/15/2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Acclaimed Poet David Mills

3/15/2012 — 12:30 p.m.
Lehman College

To Love What Is: Alix Kates Shulman (with Jason Tougaw)

3/13/2012 — 6:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Tendencies: Poetics & Practice - Jonathan Goldberg, Byron Kim, and Michael Moon

3/12/2012 — 7:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Abductions and The Flood: Poetry by Chiwan Choi

3/9/2012 — 6:00 p.m.
CUNY Asian American Research Institute
Free

Helen Eisenbach on "Lesbianism Made Easy"

3/8/2012 — 12:30 p.m.
City College
Free

Michael Chorust

3/8/2012 — 12:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Ebony Today: A Conversation with Ebony Editor-in-Chief Amy Dubois Barnett

3/8/2012 — 10:30 a.m.
Lehman College

Colum McCann (with Leonard Lopate)

3/6/2012 — 7:00 p.m.

Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

Carlos Andres Gomez

3/1/2012 — 2:00 p.m.

College of Staten Island
Free

Turnstyle Reading Series: Ben Lerner, Michelle Valladares, and Others

2/29/2012 — 6:30 p.m.

Graduate Center
Free

Best-Selling Author Series: Alice McDermott

2/28/2012 — 7:00 p.m.

Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Distinguished Writer Series: Sharon Olds

2/22/2012 — 7:30 p.m.

Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Terry Baker Mulligan Reading and Book Signing

2/17/2012 — 12:00 p.m.

City College
Free 

Knopf Doubleday Author Series: Richard Mason

2/16/2012 — 7:00 p.m.

Macaulay Honors College
Free (RSVP)

Soviet-Jewish Experience in NYC, 1972-2000 in Fact and Fiction

2/16/2012 — 6:30 p.m.

Graduate Center
$10 general / $8 members

Distinguished Writer Series: Hugo Hamilton

2/15/2012 — 7:30 p.m.

Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Tendencies: Poetics & Practice - Kate Bornstein, Kaplan Page Harris, and Camille Roy

2/15/2012 — 7:00 p.m.

Graduate Center
Free

Archipelagos and Words: A Tribute to Edouard Glissant (with Mary Ann Caws and Olivier Glissant)

2/8/2012 — 6:00 p.m.

Graduate Center
Free

The Art of Long-Form Journalism: Top New York City Magazine Writers Discuss their Craft

2/7/2012 — 7:00 p.m.

Graduate Center
Free (RSVP)

SAFE Shimmy SLAM: An Eruption of Prose, Poetry & Performance

2/3/2012 — 6:00 p.m.

Graduate Center
Free

Call for Papers Deadline: The Eleventh National Black Writers Conference (NBWC)

1/15/2012

Medgar Evers College

Best-Selling Author Series: Stacy Schiff

1/12/2012 — 7:00 p.m.

Hunter College
Free (RSVP)