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New Works Reading Series

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Monica Hand

Hosted several times a season at New York City venues, New Works readings provide poetry lovers with the opportunity to hear emerging and established poets from around the country read from their recently published collections. Typically featuring three authors per evening, recent events have showcased Willie Perdomo, Dawn Lundy Martin, Bettina Judd, Kwame Dawes, Jonathan Moody, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Venus Thrash, Frank X Walker and many more.

Spring 2017

Cameron Awkward-Rich, Tara Betts, Hayes Davis and Nathan McClain
March 3, 5 pm
NYU, Lillian Vernon Writers House

Joshua Bennett, Charif Shanahan and Patricia Smith
March 30, 7 pm
The New School, Theresa Lang Center

Casey Rocheteau, Clint Smith and John Warner Smith
April 19, 6:30
The New School, Theresa Lang Center


New Works Sponsors: The Brooklyn Museum, Bryant Park’s Word for Word Series, the Graduate Creative Writing Program at The New School, the Graduate Creative Writing Program at New York University, and CUNY/Queens College.

New Works Funders: National Endowment for the Arts; Public Funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council; New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation.

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