Feb
12
7:00 PM19:00

Monday Night Poetry - Sarah Gambito + David Tomas Martinez

Sarah Gambito is the author of the poetry collections Delivered (Persea Books) and Matadora (Alice James Books). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, The Antioch Review, Denver Quarterly, The New Republic, Field, Quarterly West, Fence and other journals. She holds degrees from The University of Virginia and The Literary Arts Program at Brown University. Her honors include the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets and Writers and grants and fellowships from The New York Foundation for the Arts, Urban Artists Initiative and The MacDowell Colony.  She is Associate Professor of English / Director of Creative Writing at Fordham University and co-founder of Kundiman, a non-profit organization serving Asian American writers.

David Tomas Martinez’s debut collection of poetry, Hustle, was released in 2014 by Sarabande Books. Martinez is a Pushcart winner, CantoMundo fellow, a Breadloaf Stanley P. Young Fellow, and NEA fellow. Post Traumatic Hood Disorder, a second collection, was also released by Sarabande Books. Martinez lives in Brooklyn and teaches poetry at Columbia.

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Feb
11
7:00 PM19:00

PEN/Us & Them Translation

Us&Them: A Writer-Translator Reading Series. A special Manhattan installment of this Brooklyn-based reading series featuring writers who are also translators reading both their own and translated work will present Anne Ishii translating Gengoroh Tagame (Japanese); Madhu Kaza translating Vimala (Telugu); Taije Silverman translating Giovanni Pascoli (Italian); and Kyle Dacuyan translating Hervé Guibert (French). Organized in participation with the PEN Translation Committee.

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Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

Trumpet Fiction

Now in its 19th season, Trumpet Fiction is a FREE, monthly reading series sponsored by litmag Ducts.org. This multi-genre evening, hosted by Ducts’ essays editor, Voichita Nachescu, will feature an array of performances by memoir, essay, and fiction writers, including Zaina Arafat, Lilly Dancyger, Tim Manley, and Nina St. Pierre! Here is more information about your readers:

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Feb
8
7:00 PM19:00

Behind the Book - Will Boast, Katia D. Ulysse, & Krystal A. Sital

Behind the Book’s mission is to inspire New York City public school students to love reading by bringing accomplished authors and their books into classrooms and creating rich, innovative literacy programs. Our programs take place in underserved public schools, are part of the class curricula and meet the Common Core Learning Standards.

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