WILLA – New School Event +

Riggio Forum: Women in Letters and Literary Arts

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 TownsendAmy 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.


Two new poems up – “Tiny Tacos” and “Dali Dolly” in the new So and So Magazine, along with Ana Bozicevic, Joe Fletcher, Brian Howe, Douglas Piccinnini, Maureen Thorson, and Franz Wright.


Tamiko Beyer gives my rant, “My Barbaric Bitch of a Yawp,” a shout-out in her latest killer article, “You Bring Out the Gaga in Me.”  Enjoy!


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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.

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