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An Evening with Kate Zambreno

An Evening with Kate Zambreno

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
General Public 

Kate Zambreno is the author of the novel O Fallen Angel, winner of the "Undoing the Novel—First Book Contest," as well as the novel Green Girl, published by Harper Perennial. O Fallen Angel was also reissued by Harper Perennial in 2017 with an introduction by Lidia Yuknavitch. Heroines, her "critical memoir" centered on the women of modernism, partially incubated on her blog Frances Farmer is My Sister, was published by Semiotext(e)'s Active Agents, edited by Chris Kraus. Semiotext(e)'s Native Agents published Book of Mutter in 2017, and Appendix Project, a collection of talks and essays written in the shadow of Book of Mutter, in 2019. 

A collection of flash fiction and essays, Screen Tests, will be published by Harper Perennial in July 2019. She regularly contributes to art catalogues and anthologies, such as essays on Anne Collier, Paula Rego, and Kathy Acker. She is at work on a series of books exploring time, community, and the project of literature, the first, Drifts, will be published by Riverhead in 2020, and the second, To Write As if Already Dead, a study of Hervé Guibert's To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life, will be published by Columbia University Press in 2021. She teaches in the writing programs at Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence College.

Moderated by Robert Polito, faculty, Creative Writing Program.

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program at Schools of Public Engagement

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