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>Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature. Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A. 

  • May 8: 
    Morgan Jerkins is a Harlem-based writer. A former Associate Editor at Catapult, Jerkins is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Columbia University’s MFA Nonfiction program. She has contributed to The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Rolling Stone, and ELLE among others.

    This Will Be My Undoing debuted on the New York Times Bestsellers List, became a NYT Editors’ Choice pick, a Barnes & Noble Discover Pick, and was longlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay.
     
  • September 11:
    Crystal Hana Kim’s debut novel If You Leave Me was named a best book of 2018 by The Washington Post, ALA Booklist, Literary Hub, Cosmopolitan, and others. It was also longlisted for the Center for Fiction Novel Prize. Kim was a 2017 PEN America Dau Short Story Prize winner and has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Hedgebrook, and Jentel, among others. Her work has been published in Elle Magazine, The Paris Review, The Washington Post, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and an MSEd from Hunter College. She is a Teach For America alum and has taught elementary school, high school, and collegiate writing. She is currently the Director of Writing Instruction for Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America and a contributing editor at Apogee Journal. 

Location

West 70th Street
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Summer on the Hudson, Riverside Park Conservancy

Contact Number

212-870-3070

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

Categories

Art, Talks, Waterfront

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