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Spring/Summer 2016 events

February 8th, 2016

Visiting Writer, Vermont College of Fine Arts followed by Reading & Q/A with Trinie Dalton
February 12, 13 6:30-8 PM
ArtsRiot Burlington Vermont
http://vcfa.edu/…/writing-publishing-spring-2016-visiting-w…

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Conversation with Amitava Kumar and Tanwi Nandini Islam**
March 5, 7pm
Brooklyn Museum
**[this event might be moved around/cancelled/stay tuned!]

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“One Iranian-American’s Literary Debut: How to Introduce New Immigrant Identities in Anglophone Prose” (special speaker for the 2016 NeMLA annual convention at University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT.)
March 19, 11:45 AM–1:15 PM
Convention Center 17 at University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
https://www.buffalo.edu/…/con…/schedule/special-events.html…

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Visiting Writer’s Series Presents Porochista Khakpour
March 21, 2016, 7:30 PM
Johnson Center, #321, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
http://creativewriting.gmu.edu/events

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Nebraska Wesleyan Visiting Writers Series
April 14, time TBA
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Lincoln, Nebraska
https://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/…/en…/visiting-writers-series-0

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Beyond Lolita: Literary Writers on Sex and Sexuality
April 24, 7pm [rescheduled event]
Powell’s Books
Portland, OR
in conversation with Sarah Hepola, MariNaomi, Cheryl Strayed, Lidia Yuknavitch as part of a series of events to benefit the PEN Writers’ Emergency Fund.
http://www.pen.org/…/beyond-lolita-literary-writers-sex-and…

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PERSIAN POETRY
[Art and Literature Series Event]
April 27, 2016, 6-8pm
New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Auditorium

In conversation with Elizabeth T. Gray, Tom Sleigh Roger Sedarat, Don Share, Arezoo Moseni.
http://www.nypl.org/…/persian-poetry-elizabeth-t-gray-poroc…

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Bruce High Quality Foundation University, Open Critiques
May 14 11am-8pm
33 34th Street 6th floor
Brooklyn NYC
http://www.bhqfu.org/class/open-critique

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Yale Writers Conference (Session I Resident Faculty: “Experimental Writing for Non Experimental Writers”)
June 4-14
New Haven CT
http://summer.yale.edu/ywc

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2016 Kundiman Asian American Writing Retreat (fiction faculty)
June 15 – 19, 2016
Fordham University
Rose Hill Campus
Bronx NYC
http://kundiman.org/…/10/apply-for-the-2016-kundiman-retreat