Tuesday, June 23, 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sarah Lawrence College announces the line-up for free nightly readings by literary luminaries open to the public June 21- June 26. The readings, which pair a poet and a prose writer, are part of the College’s Summer Seminar for Writers, a week-long creative writing intensive, founded in 1993 by poets Jane Cooper and Thomas Lux. They will take place on the College’s campus: 1 Mead Way, Bronxville/Yonkers, NY 10708 at 7:30 p.m. in the Donnelley Theatre of the Heimbold Visual Arts Center. For more information, please call (914) 395-2412 or e-mail: [email protected]
This is a reading with Emma Straub (New York Times bestseller) and Terrance Hayes (National Book Award winner).
Emma Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of The Vacationers, Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures, and Other People We Married. Her fiction and non-fiction have been published in Elle, Vogue, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many other places. She is also a staff writer for Rookie.
Terrance Hayes is the author of Lighthead (Penguin, 2010), which won the National Book Award for Poetry;Wind in a Box (Penguin, 2006); Hip Logic (Penguin, 2002), which won the 2001 National Poetry Series and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award; and Muscular Music (Tia Chucha Press, 1999), winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. He has received many honors and awards, including a Whiting Writers Award, a Pushcart Prize, three Best American Poetry selections, as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and the Guggenheim Foundation. In 2014, he was named a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. He is professor of creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania and lives in Pittsburgh with his family.
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 23, 2015
Times: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Presenter: Emma Straub and Terrance Hayes
Presenter Phone: 9143952412
Presenter Website: www.sarahlawrence.edu