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

Suggested donation: $20

Creative Writing MFA Thesis Reading, 2016

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Mary Kennan Herbert's Poems the Subject of an Academic Conference Presentation

Mary Kennan Herbert
On April 15, 2016, Dennis Linder, a dermatologist and Professor of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the Medical University of Graz (in Austria) presented a paper about the "Skin Man" series of poems by Professor Mary Kennan Herbert (English) at the 7th International Poetry and Medicine Symposium (London), hosted by the Hippocrates Initiative for Poetry and Medicine.

Writing Center Event -- The Spring Write-In: A Long Night Against Procrastination

As finals week approaches, the Writing Center and the Center for Learning and Academic Success are co-hosting The Spring Write-In: A Long Night Against Procrastination.

Come and work on remaining papers or assignments. Bring your own computer or use one of ours. Tutors and a Reference Librarian will be available to assist you.

We’ll provide coffee, snacks, and camaraderie to fuel your productivity.

Thursday, April 28
5-10 PM

Writing Center
Humanities Building, Room 218


Center for Learning and Academic Success (CLAS),
LLC, 4th floor (access via elevator)

Barbara Henning: Workshop at Poets House

Professor Barbara Henning (English) will be teaching a six-week workshop called "Poetic Prose & the Prose Poem" at Poets House starting April 23.

Registration info.

Book Review: Lisa Rogal's Morning Ritual

A nice review of Morning Ritual (United Artists, 2015), a book of poems by Lisa Rogal (MFA, Creative Writing, 2013), appears at Jacket2.

Angus McLinn: Reading

On Friday, April 8, 2016, Angus McLinn, Creative Writing MFA candidate at LIU Brooklyn, will be reading at the launch party for the book Songs of My Selfie: An Anthology of Millennial Stories.

Jessica Hagedorn in Discussion with R. Zamora Linmark & Paul Beatty

On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Jessica Hagedorn (the Parsons Family University Professor of Creative Writing at LIU Brooklyn) will moderate a discussion at NYU, between the novelists R. Zamora Linmark and Paul Beatty. 

See flyer for details.

New Poems by Barbara Henning, Chia-Lun Chang, and Tony Iantosca

Barbara Henning (Professor Emerita of English), Chia-Lun Chang (Creative Writing MFA alum, 2014), and Tony Iantosca (Adjunct Professor of English and Creative Writing MFA alum, 2012) all have poems in The Portable Boog Reader 9

Read the issue here.

Even more info here.

Tina Barry: News

Two poems by Tina Barry (MFA, Creative Writing, 2014), from her first book of poems and short fiction, Mall Flower (Big Table Publishing), have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and one prose piece has been selected to appear in The Best Short Fiction 2016 (Queens Ferry Press).