The Creative Writing program will be tabling at this year's Brooklyn Book festival. Come by booth 124 and say 'hello.'

We also have several alumni or faculty participating in events and panels this year:

Writing for Children and Young Adults alumni Dhonielle Clayton appears on "Fiercely Stunning Fantasy,"a discussion about high-stakes scenarios and unforgettable worlds in jeopardy.

Sigrid Nunez appears on "Fractured Lives," a discussion on life after you lose someone, as well as "My Pet Sorrow," a panel examining the role pets play in the grieving process, magical thinking, and anthropomorphism.

Writing for Children and Young Adults alumni Kheryn Callender appears on "Coming-of-Age," a panel investigating four impossible-to-forget protagonist’s struggle to define what home means as their families and friendships change around them. 

Writing for Children and Young Adults alumni Renée Watson appears on "Telling Her Own Story," a panel for female YA authors to discuss how their writing explores the complexities of girlhood and why it's important for them to create bold, brave girls. 

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