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Translating Audre Lorde Now

Image by Akua Naru, 2018 Mon, Nov 30th, 6:00 PM (EST). This event will take place online via Zoom. Register here to access the Zoom link. *This event will include live captioning in English. *In Spanish. English interpretation available. In summer 2020, during the pandemic and social uprisings, “Audre Lorde Now” emerged from Cuba, Germany, Mexico, and […]

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Poets House is suspending operations

  View this email in your browser Poets House is suspending operations It is with profound sadness that Poets House announces it will suspend operations immediately as a result of pressures stemming from challenges presented by the COVID 19 pandemic. We hope it will be possible in late 2021 to reopen once the pandemic is […]

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PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers

The PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers recognizes 12 emerging writers each year for their debut short story published in a literary magazine, journal, or cultural website, and aims to support the launch of their careers as fiction writers. Each of the 12 winning writers receives a cash prize of $2,000, and […]

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Call for Applications: Artists-in-Berlin Program

The DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program is one of Europe’s most prestigious grants. Each year around 20 visual artists, writers, filmmakers, composers and sound artists are invited to Berlin to focus on their work and engage with the city’s vibrant art scene. Writers, filmmakers and composers/sound artists are encouraged to apply now through December 1, 2020. For […]

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OFF THE PAGE: MAAZA MENGISTE AND KIMIKO HAHN IN CONVERSATION

OFF THE PAGE: MAAZA MENGISTE AND KIMIKO HAHN IN CONVERSATION NOVEMBER 10, AT 7:00 PM Join us in conversation with two Queens College professors and authors, Maaza Mengiste and Kimiko Hahn, in the inaugural program of a new reading series, OFF THE PAGE: Conversations with Writers. This program with Professors Mengiste and Hahn is sponsored […]

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Ghostbird Chapbook Press announces two new award winning chapbooks by MFA students!

Ghostbird Press is proud to announce  Julia Johanne Tolo’s  mother / cake  has been awarded the 2020 Birdhouse Prize from Ghostbird Press.   &   Ashley Somwaru’s  Urgent\\Where the Mind Goes\\Scattered has been selected as an Editor’s Choice for publication as well   We are very excited to see these two brilliant works come to […]

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