NYU’s impressive Creative Writing Program has released its official lineup for March. It features several impressive writers, including Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey. If you’re interested in getting in touch with your literary side, mark your calendars, but keep in mind that Creative Writing Program events fill up quick, so we recommend getting there at least a half hour early.
Thursday, March 1, 7pm
Poet Nell Regan will read from her most recent collection of poems, Bound for Home, and from her upcoming collection due out later this year. Based in Dublin, Regan has authored two poetry collections, as well as several works of nonfiction. The event will be held at NYU’s Glucksman Ireland House, at 1 Washington Mews (at 5th Avenue). RSVP by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (212) 998-3950.
Thursday, March 8, 7pm
Poet and essayist Meghan O’Rourke will discuss and read from her new book of poems, Once. O’Rourke is also a culture critic for Slate, and teaches in NYU’s Creative Writing Program. The event takes place at the Writer’s House at 58 W. 10th Street.
Friday, March 9, 5pm
Cave Canem Fellows Alan W. King, Evie Shockley, and Demetrice Anntia Worley will read from their newly published poetry books. Cave Canem is a Brooklyn-based organization. Founded in 1996, it serves as a support for the personal and professional development of African American poets. The event takes place at the Writer’s House.
Thursday, March 22, 5pm
Author Chris Adrian will discuss his most recent novel, The Great Night, with NYU professor and writer Darin Strauss. Adrian was selected by the New Yorker as one of the best young writers in America, and has had his worked published in The Paris Review, McSweeney’s, and The Best American Short Stories, among others. The event takes place at the Writer’s House.
Friday, March 23, 7pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey joins poet and translator Yuyutsu Ram Rass Sharma in a talk entitled “Poem as World/World as Poem.” Threthewey’s fourth novel Thrall is slated to be released in the Fall of this year. The event will take place at the Writer’s House.
Thursday, March 29, 7pm
British author Glyn Maxwell joins Belinda McKeon to discuss and read from his new book of poems One Thousand Nights and Counting: Selected Poems. Maxwell has an impressive body of work, including eight other books of poetry in addition to essays, plays, and a novel. The event will take place at the Writer’s House.
On Friday, March 30, at 7pm, poet Michael Dickman will read during the launch of West 10th, the undergraduate Creative Writing Program’s literary journal. Selected student contributors will join Dickman, whose work has appeared in the New Yorker and The American Poetry Review. The event will take place at the Writer’s House.
For more information on upcoming programs, please visit the Creative Writing Program’s website.