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Celebrating The Collected Poems of Adrienne Rich

June 21, 2016 @ 7:00PM Poets House 10 River Terrace New York, NY 10282 FREE Gather at Poets House to celebrate the publication of The Collected Poems of Adrienne Rich, a new book honoring the work and life of one of the most radically significant poets of the twentieth century. Readers include: Mark Doty, Yusef […]

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Call From The Margins (AAWW)

Below, is a writing opportunity with the Asian American Writers Workshop.  They’re kind of a big deal, so if you feel your works fits with them, you should apply! ———– In 2012, the Asian American Writers’ Workshop launched a set of online magazines in order to build conversations around cutting-edge ideas in Asian American literature, art, and […]

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CAMP LAWLESS: Summer Poetry & Writing on the Bowery

Looking for a great way to poeticize your summer?  I can’t think of anything better than spending it at Camp Lawless, care of Bowery Poetry Club!  Poet Amy Lawless will guide you through this eleven week course on Sundays, Sundays, Sundays–with the goal of writing “hungrily, constantly, responsibly, and recklessly” and completing a chapbook by […]

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Intern @ Bowery Poetry

Join the Bowery Poetry team on Monday nights or on Sundays! Support poetry and live events at our legendary Lower East Side venue and unique non-profit. We need consistent and enthusiastic help with our box office, social media and other general holding down the fort tasks on Monday nights from April till June. Monday nights […]

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Mike Fu: Integration in Translation

MFA alum Mike Fu was interviewed on the site Self Care With Writers, an “interdisciplinary project to archive and share writers’ experiences with self-care and mental health, [and] how these issues influence their writing.”  His talk covers a huge range of topics, including translation, film, and therapy. Check it out! http://selfcarewithwriters.com/2016/01/29/mike-fu-integration-in-translation/

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Adirondack Shakespeare Company Dramatic Writing Competition

I am writing today to share with you that in 2016, the Adirondack Shakespeare Company is sponsoring its first annual Dramatic Writing Competition, encouraging the development of new works for the stage that explore the broad theme of mental illness.   The competition consists of two categories: Full-Length and Short/One-Act plays. The deadline for timely […]

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2016 Boston University Lecture Series and Seminar in Literary Translation

See below the poster for the 2016 Lecture Series in Literary Translation–a series 30 years in the running by Boston University.   As usual, they’re hosting a wonderful lineup of speakers with a diverse range of interests and expertise.  Check it out! If you want to take a trip up to Boston, here’s a great […]

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TOMORROW NIGHT — Weir Gets Narrative

November 19th @ 7PM KGB Bar 85 E 4th St, New York, New York 10003 FREE Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and you know what you can be thankful for? QC’s own John Weir is reading at KGB Bar this Thursday as part of the Drunken! Careening! Writers series. (He won’t be drunk, be […]

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Literary Legacies: Sharon Olds & Robin Coste Lewis

Monday, November 16th @ 6:30PM Godwin-Ternbach Museum Queens College Klapper Hall, 4th Floor 65-30 Kissena Blvd. FREE The Queens College MFA in Creative Writing and Translation is proud to be partnering with the Poetry Society of America to bring you our latest installment of our Literary Legacies series, featuring readings from two fantastic poets: the […]

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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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