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Craft-Lesson Lunch: Megan Milks on The Sentence

Monday, September 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall, 205 55 West 13th Street, Room I-205, New York, NY 10011

This semester, Lang’s First-Year Writing Program is hosting a series of Craft-Lesson Lunches where faculty will present dynamic and inspiring lessons in the craft of writing. These weekly lunches will run like an interactive seminar, bringing writing students and faculty together for both in-depth discussions of writing fundamentals and the more advanced lessons in what it takes to write convincing and arresting work. 

The event is open to any interested students (and faculty). Food will be provided. 

This week's craft lunch lecturer will be Megan Milks on The Sentence (NOTE: This lunch is on a Monday, 12:30-1:30, and will be held in room 205, the Hirshon Suite, of Arnold Hall, 55 West 13th Street.) 

Megan Milks has taught first-year writing, creative writing, literature, and gender studies at the college level for more than ten years. They are the author of Kill Marguerite and Other Stories, winner of the 2015 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Fiction and a Lambda Literary Award finalist, as well as three chapbooks, most recently The Feels, an exploration of fan fiction and affect published by Black Warrior ReviewTheir critical writing, for which they won a 2014 Critical Hit Award from Electric Lit, has been published in Los Angeles Book ReviewThe New Inquiry, and 4Columns, among other venues. Their work as editor includes The &NOW Awards 3: The Best Innovative Writing, 2011-2013 (Northwestern UP, 2015) and Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (Routledge, 2014); currently, they edit the Fiction section of The Account.

For a more detailed schedule of the Craft-Lesson Lunch series, click hereWrite Scott Korb, Director of First-Year Writing, with any questions: korbs@newschool.edu.

Presented by First Year Writing and Eugene Lang College.

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