C. Dale Young reads from his debut novel in stories, "The Affliction." Author of four collections of poetry, including "The Halo," for which he has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, Young is joined in conversation by the poet Javier Zamora ("Unaccompanied").
An evening of stories and memories to celebrate the life and work of the late experimental poet and prose writer Harry Mathews, whose last novel, "The Solitary Twin," is just out from New Directions. Mathews was the first American chosen for membership in the avant-garde French literary society Oulipo. Readings by Daniel Levin Becker, Roman […]
his grandmother taking a hammer to a portrait of Chairman Mao, which starts a series of terrible events that form the basis for Kirstin Chen's second novel, "Bury What We Cannot Take." Author of "Soy Sauce for Beginners," Chen is joined by Nayomi Munaweera ("What Lies Between Us," "Island of a Thousand Mirrors").