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NYU Lillian Vernon House

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58 W 10th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States

April 2019

New Works: Jericho Brown, Marwa Helal and Kwoya Fagin Maples

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NYU Lillian Vernon House, 58 W 10th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Come celebrate the recent publications of new work by three brilliant Cave Canem poets. Winner of an American Book Award for Poetry, Jericho Brown is the author of three poetry collections, most recently The Tradition (Copper Canyon 2019), of which Claudia Rankine says "To read Jericho Brown's poems is to encounter devastating genius." Marwa Helal is the author of Invasive species (Nightboat Books, 2019), praised by Solmaz Sharif for being "gorgeous and gutting, rising to its own invocation." Of Kwoya Fagin Maples's debut collection MEND (University Press of Kentucky, 2018), finalist for the AWP Prize, Abraham Smith notes, "MEND is a startling, stomping debut...

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May 2019

Yusef Komunyakaa: A Celebration

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
NYU Lillian Vernon House, 58 W 10th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Join us for a reading by Yusef Komunyakaa and other special guests, preceded by a day of panels and talks at the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House.

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