Thursday, March 22, 2018

Reading by Teju Cole


Location: Eck Center Auditorium

Teju Cole is a writer, art historian, and photographer. He is the Distinguished Writer in Residence at Bard College and photography critic of the New York Times Magazine. He was born in the US in 1975 to Nigerian parents, and raised in Nigeria. He currently lives in Brooklyn. He is the author of four books.…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Panel Discussion: "What I Learned about Teaching as a Westville Prison Instructor"


Location: 138 Corbett Family Hall

Presenter(s): panelists: Maria McKenna, Associate Professor of the Practice, Africana Studies, Kaneb Center Fellow, Kate Marshall, Associate Professor 20th- and 21st-Century American Literature, Valerie Sayers

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Reading Translations by Johannes Goransson


Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Goransson will read from recent translations of Korean poet Kim Yideum, Aase Berg’s Hackers, Ann Jäderlund’s Which once had been meadow, Helena Boberg’s Sense Violence as well as an issue of the journal Interim that he just edited which features 20 contemporary Swedish poets.

Johannes Göransson is the author of eight books, including The Sugar Book

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Reading by Anais Duplan


Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Anais Duplan is the author of a full-length poetry collection, Take This Stallion (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2016) and a chapbook, Mount Carmel and the Blood of Parnassus (Monster House Press, 2017). Her poems and essays have appeared in Hyperallergic, on PBS News Hour, the Academy of American Poets, Poetry Society of America, Fence, Boston Review, The Journal

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Reading by Jeff VanderMeer


Location: Eck Center Auditorium

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Jeff VanderMeer is the 2016-2017 Trias Writer-in-Residence for Hobart-William Smith College. His most recent fiction is the NYT-bestselling Southern Reach trilogy (Annihilation, Authority, and Acceptance), which won the Shirley Jackson Award and Nebula Award. The trilogy made over 30 year’s best lists, including Entertainment Weekly’s top 10, and prompted the New Yorker

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

MFA Thesis Reading


Location: Eck Center Auditorium

The graduating candidates of the Creative Writing MFA will be reading from their theses. The readers are (in alphabetical order) Abigail Burns, Moonseok Choi, Erik-John Fuhrer, Madison McCartha, Ingabirano Nintunze, Daniel Tharp, Daniel Uncapher, and Jean Yoon.

Here are the bios of the readers:

In 2015, Abby Burns

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