Tuesday, June 21, 2016
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Acclaimed writers Melissa Febos (nonfiction) and Matt Rasmussen (poetry), will read at Sarah Lawrence College. Tuesday, June 21 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.
Melissa Febos is the author of the memoir, Whip Smart (St. Martin’s Press 2010) and the forthcoming essay collection, Abandon Me (Bloomsbury 2017). Her essays have won prizes from Prairie Schooner, Story Quarterly, and The Center for Women Writers, and she is the recipient of fellowships from Bread Loaf, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center, The Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and The MacDowell Colony. She is assistant professor of creative writing at Monmouth University and teaches creative nonfiction at Sarah Lawrence College.
Matt Rasmussen is the author of Black Aperture (2013), which won a Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets and was a National Book Award finalist. His honors and awards include fellowships from Yaddo, the Loft Literary Center, the Jerome Foundation, Intermedia Arts, and the McKnight Foundation. He is a founding member of the poetry press Birds, LLC. Rasmussen teaches at his alma mater, Gustavus Adolphus College.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Heimbold Visual Arts Center at Sarah Lawrence College
915 Kimball Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Times: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm