92Y Readings & Writing Workshops

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Ian McEwan returns to 92Y

Lahr/Kushner
John Lahr and Tony Kushner
On Tennessee Williams

This is a masterpiece about a genius. Only John Lahr, with his perceptions about the theater, about writers, about poetry and about people, could have written this book.”—Helen Mirren

Arguably the greatest living American theater critic and the greatest living American playwright come together on one stage to look back at the country’s most influential dramatist. John Lahr’s landmark new book, Tennessee Wiliams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh, grants intimate access to Williams’ brilliant, haunted mind.

Mon, Sep 29, 8 pm

Writing Program
Get serious about your writing

With over 20 classes taught by the nation’s top poets, novelists and scholars, 92Y offers an experience like no other. Whether you’re a full-time writer, a first-time poet, a reader or simply interested in learning a new craft, you can grow your voice here.

Fiction taught by Lore SegalJennifer GilmoreJustin Torres and Stephen Wright


Poetry
 taught by Mark BibbinsJean ValentineSophie Cabot Black and Kathleen Ossip


Memoir 
taught by Joyce Johnson


For advanced workshops, students are chosen by instructors on the basis of manuscript submission, which must arrive at the Poetry Center by Friday, September 15, at 5 pm.

Reading Melville
Reading Melville with Noam Scheindlin

Whether or not you’ve read Moby Dick yet, this course from Queens College’s Noam Scheindlin is the perfect introduction to the radical life and work of writer, sailor, cetologist and political thinker Herman Melville, “the man who lived among cannibals.”

Sun, starts Sep 28, 2-5 pm, 8 sessions

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