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Craft-Lesson Lunch: Alison Kinney on "Close Readings"

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

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

Lang’s First-Year Writing Program is hosting a series of weekly lunches this spring where faculty will present dynamic and interactive lessons in the craft of writing.

These lunches will be held on Tuesday afternoons, 12:30-1:30, and are open to any interested students and faculty. Lunches will be held in room 510, 66 West 12th Street. Food will be provided. 

This week's lunch will be presented by Alison Kinney, with a talk titled "Close Readings." 

Alison Kinney writes a column at The Paris Review Daily on the art and artifacts of opera fandom. Her writing on culture, history, music, justice, and art has also appeared online at The New Yorker, Harper’s, Lapham’s Quarterly, The Guardian, Longreads, Hyperallergic, VAN Magazine, The Atlantic, L.A. Review of Books, Avidly, New Republic, The Village Voice, History Today, GOOD, LitHub, The Establishment, Noisey (VICE), The New York Times, and other publications. Two of her pieces have been named Notable Essays in Best American Essays 2016 and 2017

Presented by Lang’s First-Year Writing Program.


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