Thursday, June 23, 2016
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Acclaimed writers Naomi Jackson (fiction) and Jeffrey McDaniel (poetry), will read at Sarah Lawrence College. Thursday, June 23 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.
Naomi Jackson is the author of The Star Side of Bird Hill, which was longlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize and the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize and nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Jackson studied fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and traveled to South Africa on a Fulbright scholarship, where she received an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town. A graduate of Williams College, her work has appeared in literary journals and magazines in the United States and abroad. She is the recipient of residencies from the University of Pennsylvania’s Kelly Writers House, Hedgebrook, Vermont Studio Center, and the Camargo Foundation.
Jeffrey McDaniel is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Chapel of Inadvertent Joy (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013). His other books include The Endarkenment, The Splinter Factory, The Forgiveness Parade, and Alibi School. He’s received an NEA fellowship for creative writing and been published in many journals and anthologies, including Ploughshares, Field, American Poetry Review, and Best American Poetry 1994 and 2010. He teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Heimbold Visual Arts Center at Sarah Lawrence College
915 Kimball Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016
Times: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm