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Last Chance: This Woman Must Be My Wife

Sunday, August 24th @ 4:30PM & 7:30PM & Sunday, August 31st @ 4:30PM & 7:30PM Gantry Plaza State Park 4-09 47th Rd. Long Island City, NY 11101 FREE Don’t forget this Sunday is your last chance to catch QC alum Tyler Rivenbark’s play in the park, This Woman Must Be My Wife. For more information, […]

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BOA Editions @ Word For Word

Tuesday, September 2nd @ 7PM Bryant Park (between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues) New York, NY Head down to Bryant Park next week for a fantastic showcase of writers selected from BOA Editions. This literary lineup includes former visiting professor Aracelis Girmay, who has a couple of fantastic books out: Aracelis […]

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Don’t Forget: This Woman Must Be My Wife

Sunday, August 24th @ 4:30PM & 7:30PM & Sunday, August 31st @ 4:30PM & 7:30PM Gantry Plaza State Park 4-09 47th Rd. Long Island City, NY 11101 FREE Don’t forget this Sunday is the premiere performance of QC alum Tyler Rivenbark’s play in the park, This Woman Must Be My Wife. For more information, check […]

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Eric Becker Wins PEN/Heim Translation Award

QC alum Eric M. B. Becker (Translation) has just won a PEN/Heim Translation Award for his translation of Selected Stories by Mozambican Mia Couto, winner of the Prémio Camões and the 2014 Neustadt Prize. These stories, published in 1994, are Couto’s first after years of civil war following independence from Portugal in 1975 and chronicle […]

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Imaginary Homelands

That hot-as-hip literary journal, Winter Tangerine Review, is looking for poems on the theme of home and diaspora. It’s a great journal, plus, the special guest judge is none other Rosebud Ben-Oni, an amazing poet (from Queens, I believe) with a great book out.  You should be applying.  (Right now.) http://www.wintertangerine.com/imaginaryhomelands Their words: Winter Tangerine […]

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The Nuyorican Poets Cafe’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, August 17th @ 6PM East River Park East River Promenade, New York, NY 10019 http://summerstage.donyc.com/event/2014/08/17/nuyorican-poets-cafe FREE Over the last 40 years, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe has served as a home for groundbreaking works of poetry, music, theater and visual arts. A multicultural and multi-arts institution, the Cafe champions the use of spoken word and […]

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