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The Eagle and The Wren and Kimiko Hahn

Sunday, October 24th @ 6PM Two Moon Cafe 315 4th Ave Brooklyn, NY FREE Join QC’s own Kimiko Hahn as she headlines this edition of The Eagle and Wren reading series. She’ll be joined by the poets Jerie Choi, Rico Fredericks and Jeannie Vanasco, and fiction writer Jackie Reitzes. Plus, poet Richard Prins will be […]

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Friday, October 24 @ 09:30AM-05:00PM Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò 24 West 12th Street New York, NY 10011 QC’s own Maaza Mengiste is co-hosting this NYU conference on the effect of the Italian occupation of Ethiopia. (Who better, am I right?) This all day symposium will “look at how performance, writing and storytelling, and visual arts narrate […]

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After the MFA: with Ira Silverberg

October 27th @ 6:30PM CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street, in the Skylight Room Open to the public and FREE Exit the void and enter The CUNY Grad Center next week for life after the MFA: After the workshops, craft classes, and the solitary work of writing—what is next? In this series, […]

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Process Comics

QC alum Heather Simon is taking you from words to watercolors. Simon’s “Process Comics” came about while she was working on a translation of Ultramar by Elsa Cross and wanted to see if she could use visual images to capture aspects of the text that might normally be lost in translation. “Even once I decided […]

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Firecracker Awards

Deadline October 31st Calling all ye literary publishers, ye self-published authors, ye old do-it-yoursel-ers. You’re not the type to wait around for opportunity to strike. You make your own. And you deserve to be recognized for that. The Council of Literary Magazines & Presses has a contest for you. The Firecracker Awards are here to […]

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A Reading By Maude Casey

Thursday, October 23rd @ 6:30PM Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Klapper Hall Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd. FREE The MFA Program is keeping the Fall 2014 Reading Series rolling by co-sponsoring a reading by novelist Maud Casey with Writing At Queens. Her latest novel, The Man Who Walked Away, is set in nineteenth-century rural France and is a […]

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