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Poetry Forum: Alan Ziegler

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 6:30 pm

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

Alan Ziegler, the editor of "Short," will read from and talk about his new international anthology of “short” forms – including prose poems and brief fictions from a variety of cultures.

His books include The Swan Song of Vaudeville: Tales and Takes; The Green Grass of Flatbush; So Much To Do; The Writing Workshop, Volumes I and II; and The Writing Workshop Note Book. In 2011, Narrative Library published a collection of his work, Love at First Sight: An Alan Ziegler Reader. His grants and awards include a grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Word Beat Fiction Book Award (selected by George Plimpton), four PEN Syndicated Fiction awards, a CAPS (Creative Artists in Public Service) fellowship, and National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts grants for Some literary magazine and Release Press, which he co-edited. He has taught at Teachers and Writers Collaborative, the Poetry Society of America, Interlochen Arts Academy, Bronx Community College, and for Poets-in-the-Schools.

Moderated by David Lehman, poetry coordinator, School of Writing.

Sponsored by the School of Writing.

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Event Type

Author Readings and Discussions

Audience

General Public

Division

School of Writing, The New School for Public Engagement

Theme

Writing and Literature, Creativity and Innovation

Topic

Writing

Cost

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

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