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All About Yves

Thursday, December 4th @ 6:30PM Godwin-Ternbach Museum (Klapper Hall rm. 405) 65-30 Kissena Blvd. Flushing, NY 11367 FREE Join us Thursday, December 4th at 6:30PM, as the Queens College MFA in Creative Writing and Translation salutes one of their own.  QC alum Yves Cloarec won the Loose Translations Book Prize for his translation of Inside […]

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Abdilatif Abdalla

Wednesday, November 12th @ 4-6:15PM Thursday, November 13th @ 4-6PM 207 Knox Hall 122nd & Claremont Avenue Columbia University New York, NY FREE The Kenyan poet Abdilatif Abdalla will be appearing at Columbia University for two days to talk about the poetry and politics of Kenya. Definitely worth checking out. Schedule of events: Wednesday, November […]

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Rajiv Mohabir on the Radio

You probably heard about alum Rajiv Mohabir (Poetry) appearing on KTUH radio in Honolulu, as part of a cavalcade for the Hawai’i Review. (I did make a previous post about it, after all.) For those of you (myself included) who don’t live within range of KTUH, now you can hear it online: http://www.kaleo.org/hawaii_review/hawai-i-review-on-ktuh/article_8b2e5f02-42ee-11e4-9868-0017a43b2370.html Check it […]

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Naropa @ 40

Wednesday, Nov 5th @ 1PM-5PM William P. Kelly Skylight Room (9100) CUNY Grad Center 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5103 New York, NY 10016-4309 FREE Ammiel Alcalay, Alan Gilbert, David Henderson, Erica Hunt, Lisa Jarnot, Vincent Katz, Rachel Levitsky, Peter Hale, Eileen Myles, Jena Osman, Michelle Naka Pierce, Anne Waldman, Matvei Yankelevich Join us to celebrate the […]

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The Voice of Women in American Poetry

Thursday, Nov 6th @ 7:00PM Elebash Recital Hall CUNY Grad Center 365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016-4309 The Poetry Society of America and the CUNY Graduate Center are teaming up to celebrate the voice of female poets in America. This event features a strong lineup of poets, including former QC Visiting Professor Rigoberto González […]

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Getting Piketty

MFA alum Jolie Hale (Translation) has completed a piece on income inequality by Nicholas Frémeaux, for a series Public Books is doing on Thomas Piketty. I know that sounds righteously unfun, but Jolie Hale makes this educational moment very readable. Expand your brain and check it out: http://www.publicbooks.org/nonfiction/the-piketty-effect-part-1#fr%C3%A9meaux

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