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Poetry Forum: Alan Ziegler

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 6:30 pm

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

Event Type

Author Readings and Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature, Creativity and Innovation


School of Writing, Schools of Public Engagement




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

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By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.

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