Friday, December 13, 2030

Most Recent Tweets


Monday, May 23, 2016

Chialun Chang: Reading at Poets House

Chialun Chang, front and center
Chialun Chang (Creative Writing MFA, 2014) will be reading with the nine other Poets House 2016 Emerging Poets Fellows.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
7 PM

Poets House
10 River Terrace
Manhattan 

More info

Friday, May 20, 2016

Jake Matkov: Reading at Bureau of General Services Queer Division

Jake Matkov (third from left)
Professor Jake Matkov (Creative Writing MFA, 2015, and the English Department's Graduate Advisor) will read in the tenth and final installment of Newfangled, a series of readings by emerging poets, hosted by Robert Siek.

Saturday, May 21, 2016
7-9 PM

Bureau of General Services Queer Division
in the LGBT Community Center
208 West 13th Street, Room 210
Manhattan

Suggested donation: $5

More info.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tonight: Debut of visceral brooklyn Reading Series
















visceral brooklyn is the online literary magazine of the Creative Writing MFA Program. The magazine debuts its reading series tonight!

61 Local is at 61 Bergen Street, in Brooklyn, steps from the Bergen Street F/G subway stop.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Annual Awards Ceremony (2016 edition)

painters on the Brooklyn Bridge
Updated 11 May 2016

Please join us Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at 3:30, as we recognize this year's graduates and this year's winners of the English Department's awards and prizes.

Congratulations to the following English majors and graduate students who completed or are completing their degrees this academic year.


January 2016

  • Wilson Kyle De Ocera, Creative Writing MFA
  • Kristen Hoffman, English MA, Excellence in English 2016, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Lindsay Infantino, Creative Writing MFA, Excellence in English 2016, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Yvonne Wright-Flemming, English MA


May 2016 (tentative)

  • Katie Albany, Creative Writing MFA, Excellence in English 2016
  • Benson Anwuri, English MA
  • Michael Atkinson, Creative Writing MFA, Excellence in English 2016
  • Malik Crumpler, Creative Writing MFA, Excellence in English 2016
  • Kathryn Dure, English BA, Excellence in English 2016, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Sarah Francois, Creative Writing MFA, Excellence in English 2016
  • Kristen Heim, English BA, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Joy Jackson, English BA
  • Luke Marcott, Creative Writing MFA, Excellence in English 2016
  • Melanie Martinez, Creative Writing MFA, Excellence in English 2016
  • Jessica Montrose, English BA, Excellence in English 2016, Edward Edelman and Susanne Popper-Edelman English Essay Prize: Best Essay in an Upper-Division English Course 2015, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Kimarlee Nguyen, Creative Writing MFA, Excellence in English 2016, Esther Hyneman Graduate Award in Fiction 2015, Esther Hyneman Graduate Award Fiction Finalist 2014, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Angela Nichols, Creative Writing MFA, Excellence in English 2016
  • Jessica Persaud, English BA
  • Oliver St John, Creative Writing MFA, Excellence in English 2016
  • Roksolana Sheverack, English BA, Excellence in English 2016, Sigma Tau Delta


This Academic Year's Inductees to Sigma Tau Delta, Omicron Zeta Chapter

Kathryn Dure
Manar Elzaky
Sarah Francois
Madison Gomez
Kristen Heim
Kristen Hoffman
Lindsay Infantino
Daljit Kaur
Misha Khan
Jessica Montrose
Kimarlee Nguyen
Matthew Ornstein
Roksolana Sheverack


The Edward Edelman and Susanne Popper-Edelman English Essay Prizes

Freshman Composition (English 14): Flavia Roda, for “Are We Social Media Addicts?”

Freshman Composition (English 16): Ama Cobbinah, for “The Impact of Religion and Economics on the Institution of Slavery”

Upper Division : Nichia McFarlane, for “Protecting the Creative Space" (English 129—Later British Literature)

Senior Thesis in Literature: Jessica Montrose, for "The Various Maskings of Homosexual Desires in Medieval and Early Modern Literature”

Excellence in English, Undergraduate

Kathryn Dure
Jessica Montrose
Roksolana Sheverack

Excellence in English, Graduate

Katie Albany
Michael Atkinson
Malik Crumpler
Sarah Francois
Kristen Hoffman
Lindsay Infantino
Luke Marcott
Melanie Martinez
Kimarlee Nguyen
Angela Nichols
Oliver St John


Louis and Ann Parascandola Graduate Award

Cristina Cutrone, for "Gender Transformations in the Work of F. Scott Fitzgerald"


The Esther Hyneman Graduate Awards in Poetry and Fiction

Poetry: Lydia Flores
Fiction: Melanie Martinez


 Add this event to your Google Calendar.
  

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Stephanie Gray: Reading at the Poetry Project

Stephanie Gray (Creative Writing MFA, 2010) is reading with T'ai Freedom Ford at the Poetry Project on Monday, May 9, 2016.

More info.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Chialun Chang: Chapbook Release Party

Join No, Dear magazine and Small Anchor Press in celebration of Chialun Chang (MFA, Creative Writing, 2014) and her first chapbook, One Day We Become Whites

Featuring poetry readings by Chialun Chang, B.C. Edwards, Krystal Languell, Emily Skillings, and Wendy Xu. This will be a partially bilingual evening of poetry by contemporary poets living in New York City.

Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York
1 E 42nd St, New York, NY

Friday, May 13, 2016

6:30 PM

More info.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Yani Perez: New Play

On Monday, May 2, 
2016, there will be a 
performance of MaƱana Quien Sabe, a play by Professor Yani Perez (Creative Writing MFA, 2011), based on the life of Luigi Pirandello.

7-9 PM
38 Commerce Street
Manhattan

Suggested donation: $20

Creative Writing MFA Thesis Reading, 2016