Creative Writing at The New School


Creative Writing at The New School will be well-represented at the Brooklyn Book Festival again this year. New School alumni and faculty will be featured at the book fair, on children's day, and at Bookend events throughout the borough. Make sure to stop by The Creative Writing Program's booth (tables 209 & 210) at the book fair, located at 209 Joralemon Street, on Sunday, September 17. The book fair will run from 10:00am to 6:00pm, rain or shine.

Below is a full listing of where else you can find us:

September 11, 2017:

We, Too, Sing America: Celebrating Langston's Legacy featuring MFA alum Ellen Hagan at the Langston Hughes House, East 127th Street, New York, at 6:30PM

Franklin Park Reading Series: Music and Lit featuring Creative Writing Program faculty Jenny Zhang and Lang alumni Melissa Febos in Franklin Park, 618 St. Johns Pl., Brooklyn, at 8PM


September 12, 2017:

Cracked Utopias featuring Lang faculty Siddhartha Deb at Littlefield on Sackett Street, Brooklyn, at 7PM


September 13, 2017:

Sweet Reads: A Brooklyn Reading Series featuring Creative Writing Program faculty Susan Shapiro and continuing education student Zack McDermott at Joyce Bakeshop on Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn, at 6:30PM


September 15, 2017:

Transcending Spaces: A Literary and Aerial Spectacular featuring MFA faculty Camille Rankine and MFA alum Elissa Bassist at The Muse, 350 Moffat Street, Brooklyn, at 7:30PM


September 17, 2017:

Extroverted Girls and Introverted Women featuring Creative Writing Program faculty Jenny Zhang and Lang alum Julie Buntin at the St. Francis College Founder's Hall, 180 Remsen Street, at 10AM

I'm Gonna Live Forever: Fame and its Discontents featuring Parsons alum Robert Sikoryak at Brooklyn Historical Auditorium, 128 Pierrepont Street, 11AM

An Afternoon with the National Book Awards, Presented by the National Book Association featuring executive director of the National Book Foundation (a New School partner), Lisa Lucas at the Main Stage on Borough Hall Plaza at 11AM

Telling Her Own Story featuring MFA alum Dhonielle Clayton and The New School graduate Renee Watson in the Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon Street, at 12PM.

Disappearing Act featuring MFA faculty Katie Kitamura at Congregation Mt. Sinai, 250 Cadman Plaza W, at 1:30PM

Family Secrets featuring MFA alum Mira Jacobs at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague Street, at 2PM

Secrets and Lies featuring The New School Media Studies alum Tiffany Jackson in the Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon Street, at 2PM.

Poets at Play and Work featuring Eugene Lang faculty Albert Mobilio at Center Stage (Columbus Park), at 4PM

Adulting: What Comes After Coming of Age moderated by MFA alum Mira Jacob at Brooklyn Historical Auditorium, 128 Pierrepont Street, 5PM

New Works: A Poetry Reading featuring Writers Colony fellow Tommy Pico and Executive Director of Cave Canem (a New School partner) Nicole Sealey at the North Stage, Camdan Plaza East at 5PM

About The Author


Founded in Greenwich Village in 1931, Creative Writing at The New School continues to promote, engender, and shape innovative literature.