Creative Writing at The New School

Acclaimed author Zadie Smith gave the commencement address at The New School's University Commencement on Friday, May 23 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Bustle.com highlighted the "15 Unforgettable Moments" of Smith's speech, but now we have her remarks in full, via The New School YouTube channel.

Zadie Smith returns to The New School on June 4 for a Literary Salon as part of the Summer Writers Colony. Registration is still open for her visit, during which she'll read from her novel NW and talk with enrolled students. Register for the Literary Salon via The New School Continuing Education registration page.

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