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Winter/Spring 2018 Events

March 25th, 2018

Civitella Ranieri fellowship

Italy, 5/1-6/1

 

Visions and Fever Dreams: New Iranian Lit

Asian American Writers’ Workshop, 4/23, 7pm

with Shahriar Mandipour, Jasmin Darznik, & Sara Khalili

 

Pen America World Voices Festival: Take Back the Net: Fighting Online Hate

Rose Auditorium, Cooper Union, 4/21, 12pm

with Anita Sarkeesian, Yassmin Abdel-Magied & Katy Glenn Bass

https://worldvoices.pen.org/session/internet-hate/

 

A Reading and Conversation with Porochista Khakpour

Suny Purchase, 4/19, 4:30pm

https://www.purchase.edu/live/events/9009-a-reading-and-conversation-with-porochista

 

Lannan Symposium: We’re In This Thing Together, Keynote Conversation

Georgetown University, 4/10, 6:30pm

with Mariel Mendez & Jennifer Natalya Fink

https://lannan.georgetown.edu/2018-Lannan-Symposium

 

Book Launch: Gregory Pardlo presents Air Traffic

SISTERS Bklyn, 4/9, 7:30pm

http://newyork.carpediem.cd/events/6256735-book-launch-gregory-pardlo-presents-air-traffic-at-sisters-bk-at-sisters-bklyn/

 

Muse & the Marketplace Conference: Experimental Writing for Non-Experimental Writers

Boston, 4/7, 4:15pm

http://museandthemarketplace.com/muse-the-marketplace-2018-schedule/

 

Celebrating Clarice Lispector’s The Chandelier

Brooklyn Public Library Central Library, Dweck Center, 3/27, 9pm

with John Freeman & Idra Novey

https://www.bklynlibrary.org/calendar/celebrating-clarice-central-library-dweck-032718

 

All the Women in My Family Sing: Women Write the World

Powerhouse @ The Archway, 3/15, 7pm

with Deborah Santana, Mercy Tullis-Bukhari, Menen Hailu, Mila Jam, Nuris Terrero, & Kirstin Leavy Miller

https://www.powerhousearena.com/events/book-launch-all-the-women-in-my-family-sing-women-write-the-world-edited-by-deborah-santana/

 

AWP Conference, two panels

Tampa, FL, 3/7-3/10

The Body’s Story: On Writing Narratives of Illness

Room 5 & 6, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor, 3/8, 9am

with Sandra Beasley, Sonya Huber, Suleika Jaouad, & Esmé Weijun Wang

https://www.awpwriter.org/awp_conference/event_detail/12233

This is Scary and Here We Go: Fear in the Driver’s Seat

Room 5 & 6, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor, 3/10, 12pm

with Michele Filgate, Megan Stielstra, & Wendy C. Ortiz

https://www.awpwriter.org/awp_conference/event_detail/12725

 

Morgan Jerkins and Porochista Khakpour

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 2/27, 7pm

with Morgan Jerkins

https://www.housingworks.org/events/morgan-jerkins-porochista-khakpour