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Fiction Forum: Tiphanie Yanique

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Tiphanie Yanique is the author of the novel Land of Love and Drowning, (Riverhead/Penguin 2014), and the short story collection, How to Escape from a Leper Colony, published by Graywolf Press, 2010.

BookPage listed her as one of the 14 Women to watch out for in 2014. Her writing has won the 2011 BOCAS Prize for Caribbean Fiction, Boston Review Prize in Fiction, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship and an Academy of American Poet's Prize. She has been listed by the Boston Globe as one of the sixteen cultural figures to watch out for and by the National Book Foundation as one of the 5 Under 35. Her writing has been published in Best African American Fiction, The Wall Street Journal, American Short Fiction among others. She is Assistant Professor of Writing at The New School. 

Moderated by Helen Schulman, fiction coordinator and professor, School of Writing.

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Event Type

Author Readings and Discussions

Audience

General Public

School

Schools of Public Engagement, School of Writing

Theme

Writing and Literature

Topic

Writing

Cost

$5; free to all students and New School faculty, staff, and alumni with ID

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