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Writing and Thinking about the Critical Essay: Eric Banks

Wednesday, December 2, 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

Eric Banks is a writer and editor, the former president of the National Book Critics Circle and is director of The New York Institute of the Humanities. In 2003, he relaunched Bookforum and served as its editor in chief for five years. Prior to that, he was a senior editor at Artforum. In addition to literary journalism, Banks has reviewed books for a number of magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times Book Review, the Chicago Tribune, the Financial Times, Slate, and the Chronicle of Higher Education

Moderated by Honor Moore, nonfiction coordinator, Creative Writing Program.

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.

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Writing and Literature


Schools of Public Engagement, Creative Writing Program




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