Creative Writing Archives

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.

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Award-winning poet Claudia Rankine will read from her work on Wednesday, February 10, as part of the Althea Ward Clark W'21 Reading Series of the Program in Creative Writing at the Lewis Center for the Arts. After the reading, Tracy K. Smith, director of the Program in Creative Writing, will join Claudia Rankine for an onstage conversation. The event, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Berlind Theatre at the McCarter Theatre Center, is free and open to the public.