Public Engagement

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Works Translated and Works in Translation

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

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

Valeria Luiselli’s novel, The Story of My Teeth, will be published by Coffee House Press in fall 2015. She is the author of the book of essays Sidewalks and the internationally acclaimed novel Faces in the Crowd. Luiselli’s short fiction and non-fiction pieces have appeared in magazines and newspapers such as The New York TimesGrantaMcSweeney’s and Dazed and Confused. Her work has been translated to multiple languages, and in 2014 she was the recipient of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 award.

Patrick Philips is the author of the poetry collections Elegy for a Broken Machine (2015) Chattahoochee (2004), and Boy (2008). His honors include a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Fulbright Scholarship to the University of Copenhagen. He won the American-Scandinavian Foundation’s translation prize for his translations of the work of Danish poet Henrik Nordbrandt, most recently When We Leave Each Other (2013).

Moderator by Tiphanie Yanique, faculty, Creative Writing Program.

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.


Event Type

Author Readings and Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature


Schools of Public Engagement, School of Writing




Free to all.

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