Creative Writing at The New School

TBF Logo Final 476Writing at The New School will be featured at the Texas Book Festival in Austin this year! Associate Director (and MFA nonfiction alum) Lori Lynn Turner will represent the program at the book fair on both days of the Festival, Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26, at booth 501.

Faculty and alumni of The New School will be well represented at events throughout the weekend festival. School of Writing professor Tiphanie Yanique will appear on a panel entitled "Constructing Racial Identity;" while MFA faculty member Darcey Steinke will appear on the panel "Growing Up Fast," on adolescent identity. Joining Steinke on that panel is Justin Taylor, MFA fiction alum, and author of the new short story collection Flings. MFA fiction alum Mira Jacob will appear at the festival as well, joining a reading hosted by Barnes and Noble called "Discover Great New Writers."  12th Street Journal advisory board chair Rene Steinke will be featured on a panel celebrating Texas-based fiction, called "Homegrown."

Are you a New School alum living in Austin or visiting the festival? Drop us a line at; we'd love to see you!

Texas Book Festival- Austin
Texas State Capitol Grounds
Saturday, October 25- Sunday, October 26
Writing at The New School- Booth 501

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