Monday, March 1, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m.
Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street — Room 510 New York, NY
WILLA (Women in Letters and Literary Arts) presents readings along with a panel discussion on the state of women’s literature today. Participants, all of whom are integrally involved in the organization, include poets Cate Marvin and Erin Belieu, co-directors of WILLA; poets Anne Townsend, Amy King, and Natalie Bryant Rizzieri; creative nonfiction writer Barrie Jean Borich; children’s authors Laurel Snyder and Kekla Magoon; and fiction writer Susan Steinberg.
Poet and New School Writing Program faculty member Mark Bibbins moderates.
Sponsored by the New School Writing Program.
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Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She serves on the executive board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and is co-editing with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edited the anthology Bettering American Poetry 2015 and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.