Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Patrick Horrigan: Reading at Virginia Museum of Fine Art

ART IN LITERATURE: AN UNDYING LOVE AFFAIR

Professor Patrick E. Horrigan (LIU Brooklyn English Department) will read from his recent novel, Portraits at an Exhibition (Lethe Press), winner of the 2016 Art in Literature Award, on Friday, October 14, 2016, at 6PM, at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art in Richmond, Virginia. The reading is open to the public and all are welcome. Purchase tickets.

Art in Literature: The Mary Lynn Kotz Award, sponsored by the Library of Virginia along with the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, recognizes an outstanding book published in the previous year that is written primarily in response to a work (or works) of art while also showing the highest literary quality as a creative or scholarly work. This unique award, established in 2013, is named in honor of Mary Lynn Kotz, author of the award-winning biography Rauschenberg, A Life. The inaugural award recipient was The Innocence of Objects by Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk. The 2014 award winner was Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda for The Embrace: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Last year's winner was Susan Vreeland for her novel Lisete's List.  


Sunday, September 25, 2016

John High: Reading at Unnameable Books


Th 9/29 @ 8pm

An evening of readings with
John High, Nathan Austin, & Emily Wallis Hughes
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surprise guests from LIU Brooklyn's Creative Writing MFA Program
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Music by O.A.E

Readings will take place in the white rock stone garden or, in inclement weather, the comfortable book-lined basement.


600 Vanderbilt Avenue
near the corner of St. Marks
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
11238

Friday, September 23, 2016

Jonathan Haynes: New Publications


Professor Jonathan Haynes (English) has two new publications.

“Ola Balogun’s Lost Classics Aiye and Orun Mooru" appears in the book The Magic of Nigeria: On the cinema of Ola Balogun (Filmkollektiv Frankfurt).

“Neoliberalism, Nollywood and Lagos” appears in the book Global Cinematic Cities: New landscapes of film and media (Wallflower Press / Columbia UP).

In addition, Professor Haynes writes informally about his contribution to Global Cinematic Cities in a special section of the online journal Mediapolis.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Barbara Henning, Lewis Warsh, & Jamey Jones: Readings, Workshops, & Interviews at the Pensacola Foo Foo Festival

Professor Barbara Henning and Professor Lewis Warsh (both English/Creative Writing, LIU Brooklyn) will each read and lead a workshop and then be interviewed together over brunch by Jamey Jones (MFA alum, LIU Brooklyn; Northwest Florida Poet Laureate) as part of the Pensacola Foo Foo Festival, November 10-13. 

More info.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Barbara Henning: Reading at University of Houston--Victoria

Professor Barbara Henning (English) will be reading in the Downtown Arts Series at the University of Houston--Victoria.

October 15, 2016
7PM
UHV Center for the Arts
204 North Main Street
Victoria, TX

More info.