Creative Writing Archives

Princeton University’s current Arts Fellows will gather together for “Princeton Arts Fellows Present…,” a joint showing of new and developing work by these four innovative and diverse artists, in the Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio and James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street on April 25 at 7:00 p.m. This event, which will feature performances, a reading, screening and presentations by playwright and theater artist Aaron Landsman, fiction writer Hanna Pylväinen, filmmaker Pacho Velez and choreographer Pavel Zuštiak, is free and open to the public.

Students in the spring 2016 course “How to Write a Song,” offered by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing and the Department of Music, will present original songs at a concert on April 26 at 4:30 p.m. at the Frist Campus Center Theater on the Princeton campus. The 21 students will perform selected new work completed over the past semester. The concert is free and open to the public.

Poet Ocean Vuong and four seniors in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University will read from their work on Friday, April 22 at Labyrinth Books. The reading is part of the Emerging Writers Reading Series, which showcases senior thesis students of the Program in Creative Writing with established writers as special guests. Featuring student writers Andra Bailard, Lauren Frost, Eliza Mott, and T.J. Smith, the reading begins at 6:00 p.m. at the bookstore, 122 Nassau Street. The event is free and open to the public.

Anne Enright, the first Fiction Laureate of Ireland, will give a reading from her latest novel, The Green Road, on Friday, April 8 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Part of the 2015-16 Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University, the event is free and open to the public.

Poet Eduardo Corral and four seniors in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University will read from their work on Friday, March 25 at Labyrinth Books. The reading is part of the Emerging Writers Reading Series, which showcases senior thesis students of the Program in Creative Writing with established writers as special guests. Featuring student writers Olivia Lloyd, Alec Lowman, Namkyu Oh, and Zoë Perot, the reading begins at 6:00 p.m. at the bookstore, 122 Nassau Street. The event is free and open to the public.

Matthew Campbell, Professor of Literature at the University of York, will give a talk entitled “Volunteer Poetics: Irish and British Poetry in 1916” on Friday, March 25 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Part of the 2015-16 Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University, the event is free and open to the public.

On Thursday, March 24, Brazilian poet Salgado Maranhão will give a poetry reading together with his translator, Alexis Levitin. Maranhão’s poems will be read both in Portuguese and in English. The reading, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in Room 28 of McCosh Hall on the Princeton University campus is free and open to the public. The reading is being presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing, and cosponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication.

The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Dance at Princeton University will present Performance Lab showcasing new work created by nine Princeton students, on Thursday and Friday, March 3 and 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio. Each performance will be followed by a talkback. The event is free and open to the public. Performance Lab provides an opportunity for students working in dance, writing, theater, or visual art to showcase their new interdisciplinary work developed through discussion with other artists and mentorship from dance faculty.

Fiction writer Alexander Chee and four seniors in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University will read from their work on Friday, February 26 at Labyrinth Books. The reading is part of the Emerging Writers Reading Series, which showcases senior thesis students of the Program in Creative Writing with established writers as special guests. Featuring student writers Martina Fouquet, Hannah Hirsh, Charlotte Maher Levy, and Maya Wahrman, the reading begins at 6:00 p.m. at the bookstore, 122 Nassau Street. The event is free and open to the public.