Creative Writing at The New School

LIT #31 LAUNCH | Friday, September 8, 6:30 p.mLITmag

Creative Writing's fall 2017 event series kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 8, with the LIT #31 Magazine Launch.  The event, which takes place in Wollman Hall (65 West 11th Street, Room B500), will feature readings by the contributors to LIT, the graduate writing program’s literary journal. For more information about LIT magazine, please click here. For more information on this event, please click here.



FICTION FOURM WITH NATHAN ENGLANDER | Wednesday, September 13, 6:30 p.m.

Hear from author Nathan Englander at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, SepNathanEnglandert. 13. Englander is the author of the novel The Ministry of Special Cases, and the story collections For the Relief of Unbearable Urges and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, winner of the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. His short fiction has been widely anthologized, most recently in 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories. Englander's play The Twenty-Seventh Man premiered at The Public Theater in 2012. He also translated the New American Haggadah and co-translated Etgar Keret's Suddenly a Knock on the Door. He is Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at New York University, and lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and daughter.

This event takes place at Wollman Hall (65 West 11th Street, Room B500), and will be moderated by Helen Schulman, Fiction Chair and Professor of Writing, the Creative Writing Program, Executive Director of For more information on this event, please click here.



FICTION FOURM WITH JENNY ZHANG | Tuesday, September 19, 6:30 p.m. 

JennyZhangJoin MFA alumni and Assistant Director of the Creative Writing Program, Ben Fama, as he moderates a conversation with author Jenny Zhang on Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m. Zhang is the author, most recently, of Sour Heart: Stories. She is a regular contributor to the online magazine for teen girls, Rookie, for which she has written both fiction and nonfiction. One of Zhang's stories was included in the first issue of Lena Dunham's Lenny newsletter. This event takes place at the Klein Conference Room, 66 West 12th Street, Room 510. For more information, please click here.



*Each of these events is free and open to all.

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