Sunday, June 21, 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 Jenny Offill (PEN/Faulkner finalist) and Marie Howe (New York State Poet Laureate).
Jenny Offill is the author of two novels, Last Things and Dept. of Speculation. She lives in the Hudson Valley.
Marie Howe is the author of three volumes of poetry, The Kingdom of Ordinary Time (2008); The Good Thief(1998); and What the Living Do (1997), and she is the co-editor of a book of essays, In the Company of My Solitude: American Writing from the AIDS Pandemic (1994). Stanley Kunitz selected Howe for a Lavan Younger Poets Prize from the American Academy of Poets. She has been a fellow at the Bunting Institute at Radcliffe College and a recipient of NEA and Guggenheim fellowships. Currently, Howe teaches creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College, Columbia, and New York University. She is the 2012-2015 Poet Laureate of New York State.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Heimbold Visual Arts Center at Sarah Lawrence College
915 Kimball Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Sunday, June 21, 2015
Times: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Presenter: Jenny Offill and Marie Howe
Presenter Phone: 9143952412
Presenter Website: www.sarahlawrence.edu