Events/News

Winter/Spring 2018 Events

March 25th, 2018

Morgan Jerkins and Porochista Khakpour

 

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 2/27, 7pm

 

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

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, Kiese Laymon, & Wendy C. Ortiz

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

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/

Celebrating Clarice Lispector’s The Chandelier

 

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

 

with John Freeman, Idra Novey, & Elliott Holt

 

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

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

 

Boston, 4/7, 4:15pm

 

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

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/

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

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

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/

Visions and Fever Dreams: New Iranian Lit

 

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

 

with Shahriar Mandipour, Jasmin Darznik, & Sara Khalili

Civitella Ranieri fellowship

 

Italy, 5/1-6/1

SICK: A MEMOIR Book Tour 

Details TBA but conversation partners include Eileen Myles (NYPL launch!), Yiyun Li, Susannah Cahalan, Esme Weijun Wang, Leni Zumas, Janice Lee, Kate Bolnick, Sini Anderson, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, Cari Luna, Lidia Yuknavitch, Achy Obejas, Alexander Chee, and more!