Creative Writing at The New School

Updated September 22: The New School booths at the Brooklyn Book Festival were a hit! We ran out of copies of LIT Magazine and selections from our chapbook series long before the day was over. Come to The New School on Wednesday, October 1st for the MFA Chapbook Reading, featuring the 2013 contest winners, to grab the latest chapbooks in the series. And on Friday, October 10th, join us for the launch of LIT Magazine issue #26!

Writing at The New School is proud to be featured at the Brooklyn Book Festival once again this year! Find us at the book fair on Sunday, September 21st (booths 512 & 513), where MFA and Riggio students, as well as editors of LIT and 12th Street, will be in attendance to represent the program.

Outside of the book fair, 14 faculty and alumni will be featured in events throughout the day. A complete list of participants is below:

Featured faculty: Jeffery Renard Allen, Mark Bibbins, Jonathan Dee, John Freeman, Elizabeth GaffneyAnn Hood, Darcey Stienke, Lynne Tillman, Tiphanie Yanique, and 12th Street Journal advisory board chair Rene Steinke.

Featured alumni: Coe Booth, Mira Jacob, Justin Taylor, Siobhan Vivian.

Travel-Trip-Brooklyn Book FestivalBrooklyn Book Festival
Sunday, September 21st
209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn
10am-6pm, rain or shine 

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