Lewis Warsh (English Department) will be reading as part of the launch party in celebration of the publication by Ellipsis Press of The Dreaming Girl by Roberta Allen.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
85 East 4th Street
New York City, NY
Roberta Allen is the author of eight books, including two collections of short fiction, The Traveling Woman (Vehicle Editions) and Certain People (Coffee House Press); a novella in short short stories, The Daughter (Autonomedia); a memoir, Amazon Dream (City Lights); the novel The Dreaming Girl (Painted Leaf, 2000, and Ellipsis Press, 2011). Allen was on the faculty of The New School for many years and has also taught at Columbia University. She was a Tennessee Williams Fellow in Fiction in 1998. She has exhibited her visual art worldwide, with work in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Lewis Warsh is the author of over twenty-five books of poetry, fiction and autobiography, including Inseparable: Poems 1995-2005 (Granary Books), A Place in the Sun (Spuyten Duyvil), The Origin of the World (Creative Arts) and A Free Man (Sun & Moon). He is editor and publisher of United Artists Books and director of the MFA program in creative writing at Long Island University in Brooklyn.