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AWP Award Series

AWP sponsors the Award Series, an annual competition for the publication of excellent new book-length works. The competition is open to all authors writing in English regardless of nationality or residence, and is available to published and unpublished authors alike. Entries for the 2020 competition may be submitted from January 1 to February 29, 2020. […]

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KGB Poetry: Spring 2020 Schedule

KGB MONDAY NIGHT POETRY PRESENTS: SPRING 2020 Feb 3   Paul Otremba Tribute  Feb 10  Nathan McClain + Jennifer Sperry Steinorth + Tess Taylor Feb 17  Jehanne Dubrow + Yerra Sugarman  Feb 24  Ron Kolm + Elizabeth Primamore Mar 2   Cynthia Cruz + Carrie Hoffman     Mar 9   Matthew Rohrer + Ales Steger Mar 16  […]

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Applications Due February 1st | Visual Arts Fellowship

The Fine Arts Work Center provides seven-month Fellowships to ten emerging artists and ten emerging writers each year from Oct.1 through April 30. Visual Arts Fellows are provided with a private, furnished apartment, a separate work studio of approximately 400 sq. ft. and a monthly stipend of $1,000, as well as an additional $1,000 exit […]

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VONA/Voices Summer Workshops 2020

As the only multi-genre workshop for writers-of-color in the United States, VONA is grounded in social justice and the fostering of a community where our work is centralized in an environment that is safe, nurturing, and supportive. VONA is about mentoring emerging writers-of-color by accomplished writers-of-color. VONA Alums create a presence in spaces that have […]

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Poetry/Cabaret: Smitten!

Saturday, February 8th @ 7PM The Green Room 42 570 10th Ave 4th fl, New York, New York 10036 Check out QC MFA student Ariel Francisco at Poetry/Cabaret’s SMITTEN reading! Details: “A Variety Salon”—The third episode of the season, “SMITTEN!”, our “pre-Valentine’s Day recovery show”, explores the thrills and chills of loving, longing, and lusting. […]

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Mike Fu presents Sanmao’s Stories of the Sahara

Want to get a preview of Mike Fu’s Sanmao’s Stories of the Sahara before he reads at QC this semester?  Well, then go check him out at Greenlight Bookstore next week! Fort Greene Store: Thursday, February 6, 7:30 PM Mike Fu presents Sanmao’s Stories of the Sahara In conversation with YZ Chin The 15-million copy […]

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PEN Out Loud: Saidiya Hartman with Leslie Jamison

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Strand Book Store PEN Out Loud: Saidiya Hartman with Leslie Jamison   2019 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Saidiya Hartman celebrates the paperback release of her radical historical narrative, Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, a genre-defying exploration of twentieth century young Black women. Hartman will be joined in conversation with bestselling author Leslie […]

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No, Dear: FEED

The fantastic literary journal No, Dear is looking for submissions for their upcoming issue, with a theme of FEED.  ND is New York-based, and only publishes writers with ties to NYC, so if you’re looking for a great way to start off your literary career, look no further! Theme: FEED Submit by February 15th!!! Open […]

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Briallen Hopper – The best international nonfiction of 2019

QC’s own Briallen Hopper’s book Hard to Love was just named one of the best nonfiction books of 2019 by the CBC (Radio Canada)!  Grab yourself some poutine and check it out! https://www.cbc.ca/books/the-best-international-nonfiction-of-2019-1.5382846?fbclid=IwAR0_W_b9R0OMPlNNN2G7RZDUKh7NtCFQa2YlaFcLdksNEM-k-HMg1jI0Na0

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SHIFTER • by Jamie Hittman

MFA alum Jamie Hittman has published this flash fiction piece in Every Day Fiction–check it out! SHIFTER • by Jamie Hittman

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Hard to Love – Best Memoirs of 2019

This just in, QC’s own Briallen Hopper just had her book Hard to Love named one of the Best Memoirs of 2019 by Kirkus Reviews! Congrats, Bri! https://www.kirkusreviews.com/lists/best-memoirs-of-2019/hard-to-love/

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QC MFA at Queens Theatre

As part of our new partnership with Queens Theatre, we’ll be hosting an evening of short plays on December 13th!  Check it out! Queens Theatre 2019 New Playwrights Showcase staged readings of short plays from the Fall 2019 Graduate Drama Workshop at Queens College Friday, December 13, at 8PM Admission is free. THE PLAYS Door […]

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Kenyon Review 2020 Short Nonfiction Contest

The Kenyon Review is pleased to announce the second annual 2020 Short Nonfiction Contest.   The contest is open to all writers who have not yet published a book of creative nonfiction. Submissions must be 1,200 words or fewer. Click here for full submission guidelines.   The Kenyon Review will publish the winning essays in […]

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Lost & Found Series 8 Launch

Join us for the launch of Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative Series VIII archival publications, as CUNY graduate student and faculty editors will share their experiences in the archive researching Diane di Prima, Pedro Pietri, Muriel Rukeyser, Mary Norbert Korte, and Julio Cortázar. We will also be launching the first two “Lost […]

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The Shadow King: by Maaza Mengiste

As you know, QC’s own Maaza Mengiste has just published her latest novel, The Shadow King, so, to entice you, here is MFA alum Don Kelly’s review of the book for Spectrum Culture: The Shadow King: by Maaza Mengiste

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Poets Celebrate Birthdays of Whitman at 200 and Bryant at 225

November 3rd @ 2PM The Friends of Cedarmere 225 Bryant Ave, Roslyn Harbor, New York 11576   A Celebration of William Cullen Bryant’s 225th Birthday and Walt Whitman’s 200th Birthday with a poetry reading and reception Featuring Award-Winning American Poets Lynn Emanuel Martha Rhodes Michelle Whittaker Master of Ceremonies Bob Sargent Open Readings By the […]

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Bajan Broughtupsy – The Barbados Pre-Independence Cultural Concert

November 2nd @ 7PM CUNY Medgar Evers College 1650 Bedford Avenue The Founders Auditorium Brooklyn, NY 11225 MFA alum Roger Smith will be performing as part of the 5th Annual presentation of Barbadian Cultural Arts and tradition celebrating Barbados Independence.  Bajan Broughtupsy is a cohobblopot of Barbadian culture which includes: Tuk Music, Folk Music, Drumming, […]

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Calling All Poets!

The PSA’s Annual Awards are among the most prestigious honors available to poets. They offer emerging and established poets recognition at all stages of their careers, including our student poetry award and book awards for publishers. As always, PSA Members can enter for free. If you are already a member, thank you for your support! […]

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Rooted Fall Symposium 2019

MFA alum Tyler Plosia has a play in Rooted Theater Company’s Annual Symposium! Check it out! https://www.rootedtheaterco.org/events

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Collage Zine Workshop – La Placita!

Saturday, October 26th @1PM Lowery Plaza (40th Street at Queens Boulevard, under the 7 Train) FREE There’s a zine workshop run by Cristina Ferrigno, where people will use local takeout menus with photos of Latinx food participants will make a collaged zine thinking about the connection to food, family, home and place.  It’s part of […]

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The Haji Show!

Nov. 9th & 10th Brooklyn Music School 126 Saint Felix Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 $20-75 QC’s own Roger Sedarat is stepping aside and allowing his alter ego, Haji Baba to take over.  Haji will be bringing his world famous talk show to Brooklyn for two nights, details below– You should be there! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-haji-show-tickets-71095972969?fbclid=IwAR0WHrLiLCa6i5dT77A_trKrOw1xqoA5vQGGYaqidyPqnAgmO1ysvdVUjN0 Description Get […]

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Senryū: The Haiku’s Comic Cousin

The Poetry Society of America has revamped their website, and who do you think had the first piece published on this fancy new page?  Why, QC’s own Kimiko Hahn, of course! Check out her mini essay on the Senryū: https://poetrysociety.org/features/on-poetry/senryu-the-haikus-comic-cousin

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Book Review: Exiles of Eden by Ladan Osman

MFA alum Mary Catherine Ford has a book review up on World Literature Today, about Exiles of Eden by Ladan Osman. Check it out: https://www.worldliteraturetoday.org/2019/autumn/exiles-eden-ladan-osman?fbclid=IwAR3kyP9VTrso55Zq-AlD9eNSlE9TtN6U7Hg5IOaJG2K4kD_hIq1e7TAZgq4

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Beyond Guilt Trips: Mindful Travel in an Unequal World

Wednesday, October 2nd @ 7PM Asian American Writers Workshop 112 W 27th St, Ste 600 New York, NY FREE ($5 suggested donation) MFA student Nadia Misir is talking part in a roundtable discussion about travel and identity–check it out! https://www.facebook.com/events/2501108670117325/ Description: What does it mean to care about others in an unequal world? If some […]

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Greg Nissan NYC Book Launch

September 27th @ 7PM Berl’s Poetry Shop 141 Front Street Brooklyn, NY FREE If you want to hang out with the cool kids, you should check out this chapbook launch at Berl’s this Friday! https://www.facebook.com/events/467838890738746/ Come celebrate Greg Nissan’s brand new DoubleCross Press chapbook: The City is Lush With / Obstructed Views with readings from […]

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