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An Interview With Rajiv Mohabir

On the occasion of his receiving not one, but two major poetry book prizes, as well as a PEN/Heim Translation Grant, our Program Assistant, John Rice, interviewed our winning alum, Rajiv Mohabir. What follows is a conversation about perseverance, learning, and the craft of writing.  (Also there are gifs.) Note: Rather than repeating our names […]

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Meet the New Kid: A Reading by Matvei Yankelevich

Wednesday, October 14th @ 6:30PM Godwin-Ternbach Museum (405 Klapper Hall) Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd. FREE You know you’re curious about the new kid on the block, Visiting Professor Matvei Yankelevich. Now’s your chance to find out what he’s all about! The Queens College MFA in Creative Writing and Translation is proud to present translator, […]

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They’re Heeeeeeere: Oh, Bernice! with Roberto Montes, John Reid Currie, Emily Wallis Hughes, Claire Van Winkle

Saturday, October 17th @ 7PM The Astoria Bookshop 31-29 31st St. FREE   Baracade the closet door. Don’t look under the bed. Heeeeeeeeeere’s Bernice! We’re back for a new season, on Saturday October 17th, with a stellar lineup: * Roberto Montes (I Don’t Know Do You) * John Reid Currie (Others) * Emily Wallis Hughes […]

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Catch Currie on the Parkside

Thursday, October 8th @ 7PM The Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street (between Stanton and Clinton Streets) Manhattan, NY 10002 $6 online/$7 at door PLUS 2-drink minimum Inspired Word proudly presents, and evening to #supportlocalwriters–including MFA alum John Reid Currie, who’ll be reading from his new chapbook Others, and other poems. All the cool kids […]

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Fantasy Reading Series

Sunday, October 4th @ 6PM Bowery Poetry Club 308 Bowery, NYC $8/$12 Head on down to the Fantasy Reading Series for the 12th installment of the monthly Sunday evening reading series of utterly fantastic poets & writers at Bowery Poetry Club. First Sundays from 6-8 PM. TICKETS: $8 online $12 at the door This […]

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Holy Szymborska, Batman!

Living Tradition Clare Cavanagh talks about the joys and challenges of translation. There’s a great interview up on the Poetry Foundation website with Clare Cavanagh, who worked with alot of great Russian and Polish poets, including Czeslaw Milosz, Adam Zagajewski, and (yes) Wislawa Szymborska. Cavanagh has some amazing insight, not only into their lives, but […]

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