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Haiku: More Than Words

Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30PM Japan Society 333 East 47th Street New York, NY 10017 Tickets $15   At More Than Words: Haiku’s Expressive Potential, Hiroaki Sato, author of On Haiku and former president of the Haiku Society of America, unveils the surprising role haiku has played in social upheavals, religion, humor and more. He’ll […]

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Call for Participants: The Moth Storytelling Workshop on Caregiving at CUNY

Application Deadline: Monday, January 14, 2019, 11:59 PM. The Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY in collaboration with The Moth College Program, is pleased to announce a storytelling workshop for CUNY students or alumni who are family or paid caregivers for the elderly, ill, or disabled and who are looking to tell […]

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A Tribute to Meena Alexander

Monday, January 28th @ 6PM The Kaye Playhouse Hunter College, North Building (68th Street between Park and Lex) To RSVP, please click here or call 212.772.4007   Meena Alexander was a Distinguished Professor of English at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City university of New York.  She was also an acclaimed poet […]

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Wells College Press 2019 Chapbook Competition

Wells College Press 2019 Chapbook Competition Wells College Press invites submissions to its annual Poetry Chapbook Contest. The deadline for the 2018 competition is January 15, 2019. The author of the chosen manuscript will receive 10 copies of the letterpress printed, hand-sewn chapbook. The author will also be invited to read from their new chapbook at […]

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WOVEN: Catholic Bodies, or Notes From The Kavanaugh Hearings

MFA alum Mary Catherine Ford has an incredibly powerful piece on Entropy right now called “Catholic Bodies, or Notes From The Kavanaugh Hearings.”  It’s part of their WOVEN series–which is dedicated safe space for essays by persons who engage with #MeToo, sexual assault and harassment, and #DomesticViolence, as well as their intersections with mental illness, […]

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Jen Wolkin – Anti-Heroin Chic

Sat. Jan 19th 6Pm Powerhouse Books 32 Adams St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 FREE MFA student Jen Wolkin will be taking part in Anti-Heroin Chic’s first print anthology launch on January 19th.  There’ll be readings, film, and fun for all!  Check out the poster for more:

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2 Poems – Rajiv Mohabir – Kenyon Review

Wowza! MFA alum Rajiv Mohabir has two poems in the Kenyon Review this month! You can read them in the print copy, or listen to Rajiv read them to you here: Selections

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PEN Out Loud: Viet Thanh Nguyen and Maaza Mengiste

Friday, April 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Strand Book Store828 BROADWAY (& 12TH STREET), NEW YORK, NY 10003 QC’s own Maaza Mengiste is taking part in PEN Out Loud, a year-round series presented by PEN America and the Strand Book Store that amplifies diverse voices and convenes vital conversations on the issues […]

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A Better Son – Camila Santos

MFA alum Camila “Thrilla” Santos has a short story in Columbia Journal, called “A Better Son.” I believe I remember her reading part of it at Queens Council on the Arts headquarters as part of a QCA grant thing, and it had me enthralled then,so you should all totally go read it now: A Better […]

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Cagibi Writing Contest

Cagibi is a journal of poetry & prose that has garnered praise in its first year for its quarterly online issues, publishing emerging writers side by side with our literary heroes. To celebrate, we’re excited to announce our writing contest, the 2019 Macaron Prize. Winners of the 2019 Macaron Prize will receive $500 and publication in Cagibi’s […]

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