2013 SPRING SEMESTER
CENTER FOR WRITERS EVENTS
Events are free and open to all.
Monday, February 18 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. LN 1106 The IASH Conference Room (please note the room change; this room is on the other side of the elevators from the original site, also at the base of the Library Tower, across from Jazzman's).. A conversation on publishing, craft, and the writing life with George Guida and Kate Falvey, editors of 2 BRIDGES REVIEW, publishers of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. An informal Q & A event that is open to all.
Tuesday, February 19, 8 pm in Science I Room 149. A reading from DAVID SHIELDS. NY Times best-selling author; among his 14 books, REALITY HUNGER, THE THING ABOUT LIFE IS THAT ONE DAY YOU'LL BE DEAD, and HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE, new out in February.
Tuesday, March 12 8 pm in Science I Room 149. A reading from PAM HOUSTON. Award-winning author of two collections of linked short stories, COWBOYS ARE MY WEAKNESS and WALTZING THE CAT, the novel, SIGHT HOUND, a collection of essays called A LITTLE MORE ABOUT ME, and her hard- to-categorize but irresistible newest release, CONTENTS MAY HAVE SHIFTED.
Wednesday, March 13 1:30 - 3:30 LN 1104 (the Graduate Lounge at the base of the Library Tower, across from Jazzman's). A conversation on publishing, craft, and the writing life with Jan Freeman, editor of Paris Press, a not-for-profit press publishing work by women that has been neglected or misrepresented by the literary world. An informal Q & A event that is open to all.
Tuesday, March 19 8 pm in Science I Room 149. A reading from MEG WOLITZER, winner of the Binghamton University John Gardner Book Award in Fiction for THE UNCOUPLING. Other books from this NYTimes-best-selling author include THE TEN YEAR NAP; THE POSITION; THE WIFE and the just-released THE INTERESTINGS.
Saturday, April 13 2-6 PM in Casadesus Recital Hall. CROSSROADS: 3rd Binghamton International Literature Festival featuring: Dante Di Stefano, Mike Foldes, Peter Fulton, David Gaita, Pierre Joris, Beverly Matherne, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Mario Moroni, Nicole Peyrafitte, Briana Sakamoto, Nicole Santalucia, Marissa Schwalm, Michael Speier, Tino Villanueva, Emily Vogel, Joe Weil. Sponsored by the Harpur Dean's Office and the Creative Writing Program at Binghamton University. Funding for this festival is provided in part by the Vice President for Research Office, and the Convocation Committee. Questions about this event, contact Mario Moroni email@example.com.
Tuesday, April 16 8 pm in Science I Room 149. A reading from BU alums Metta Samá and José Antonio Rodríguez. Samá is the author of SOUTH OF HERE, while Rodríguez is the author of THE SHALLOW END OF SLEEP. and the newly published, THE BACKLIT HOUR, winner of the Stephen F. Austin University Press Poetry Prize.
Thursday, April 18 at 7:00pm in Lecture Hall 7. All That Lies Between Us : a film on the life Maria Mazziotti Gillan. Free admission. Screening followed by Q & A with Filmmakers Kevin Carey & Mark Hillringhouse, live music by Bob Evans, and reception. This event is co-sponsored by the English Department and Center for Civic Engagement at Binghamton University. Questions, contact Nicole Santalucia firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, April 23 8 pm in Science I Room 149. A reading from MARTIN ESPADA, winner of the Binghamton University Milt Kessler Book Award in Poetry for THE TROUBLE BALL. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize with his 2006 collection THE REPUBLIC OF POETRY, Espada has published more than fifteen books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator.
Wednesday, April 24 1:30 - 3:30 LN 1104 (the Graduate Lounge at the base of the Library Tower, across from Jazzman's). A conversation on publishing, craft, and the writing life with Beverly Matherne, poetry editor of PASSAGES NORTH, an annual literary journal that publishes short fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. An informal Q & A event that is open to all.
Questions? Call 777-2713 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Finding the rooms: Science 1 Room 149 is the auditorium of the Science 1 Building, the building that houses the Chenango Room and Einsteins Bagels. LN 1104 is at the base of the Library Tower, to the right as one faces the elevators.