Reading at Sarah Lawrence College: Mark Jude Poirier and Rickey Laurentiis


Wednesday, June 22, 2016
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Acclaimed writers Mark Jude Poirier (fiction) and Rickey Laurentiis (poetry), will read at Sarah Lawrence College. Wednesday, June 22 2016. Free entry. 7:30 p.m. The Donnelley Theatre at Heimbold Visual Arts Center, Sarah Lawrence College, 1 Mead Way Bronxville NY 10708. (914) 337-0700.

Mark Jude Poirier is the author of the novel Goats and the story collection Unsung Heroes of American Industry, both New York Times Notable Books of the Year. His other books include Naked Pueblo: StoriesModern Ranch Living, a novel, and Intro to Alien Invasion, a graphic novel he co-wrote with Owen King. His short fiction has appeared in Tin HouseThe Southern ReviewBOMBConjunctions, SubtropicsThe American ScholarThe Iowa Review, and many other magazines, journals, and anthologies. His produced screenplays have played at Sundance, The Toronto International Film Festival, the American Film Festival of Deauville, and at MOMA. He teaches at Harvard University as a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer on English.

Rickey Laurentiis is the author of Boy with Thorn, selected by Terrance Hayes for the 2014 Cave Canem Poetry Prize (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015) and named one of the best poetry books of 2015 by Buzzfeed, Literary Hub, and Poets & Writers magazine, among others. His honors include a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Italy.


Event Location and Ticket Information

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Heimbold Visual Arts Center at Sarah Lawrence College
915 Kimball Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Times: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

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