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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



A Reading and Conversation with Porochista Khakpour

Suny Purchase, 4/19, 4:30pm



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

Georgetown University, 4/10, 6:30pm

with Mariel Mendez & Jennifer Natalya Fink



Book Launch: Gregory Pardlo presents Air Traffic

SISTERS Bklyn, 4/9, 7:30pm



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

Boston, 4/7, 4:15pm



Celebrating Clarice Lispector’s The Chandelier

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

with John Freeman & Idra Novey



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



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


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



Morgan Jerkins and Porochista Khakpour

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 2/27, 7pm

with Morgan Jerkins