Monday, June 22, 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 Emily St. John Mandel (National Book Award finalist) and Gregory Pardlo (Pulitzer Prize winner).
Emily St. John Mandel is the author of four novels, most recently Station Eleven (Knopf), which was a finalist for the 2014 National Book Award in fiction. Her other novels include The Lola Quartet, The Singer’s Gun, and Last Night in Montreal.
Gregory Pardlo is the author of Totem, which received the APR/Honickman Prize in 2007, and Digest, (Four Way Books, 2014), which was nominated for the 2015 NAACP Image Award in poetry. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, The Nation, Ploughshares, and Tin House, as well as anthologies including Angles of Ascent, the Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry, and two editions of Best American Poetry. He is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship and a fellowship for translation from the National Endowment for the Arts. An Associate Editor of Callaloo, he is currently a Teaching Fellow in Undergraduate Writing at Columbia University.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Heimbold Visual Arts Center at Sarah Lawrence College
915 Kimball Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Monday, June 22, 2015
Times: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Presenter: Emily St. John Mandel and Gregory Pardlo
Presenter Phone: 9143952412
Presenter Website: www.sarahlawrence.edu