NYU Creative Writing Presents: Brett Fletcher Lauer, Anthony McCann, Randall Potts, and Matthew Rohrer

The newest book from Brett Fletcher Lauer is “A Hotel in Belgium” (Four Way, 2014). Anthony McCann’s fourth full length collection is “Thing Music” (Wave Books, 2014). “Trickster” (University of Iowa Press, 2014) is the second collection of poems from Randall Potts. The most recent book from NYU Creative Writing Program faculty member Matthew Rohrer (pictured) is “Destroyer and Preserver” (Wave Books, 2011)....

NYU Creative Writing Presents: Mark Doty and Richard Siken

The latest book from NYU Creative Writing faculty member and National Book Award Winner Mark Doty is “Deep Lane,” forthcoming from W.W Norton & Company in April, 2015. Richard Siken’s first book “Crush” (Yale University Press, 2005), was the winner of the 2004 Yale Series of Younger Poets prize. His second book “War of the Foxes” (Copper Canyon Press, 2015) is forthcoming in...

NYU Creative Writing Presents: Charles Simic

NYU Creative Writing Program Distinguished Poet-In-Residence and Pulitzer Prize Winner Charles Simic, is most recently the author of “New and Selected Poems: 1962-2012” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013). Simic will be introduced by NYU Creative Writing Program director Deborah...

NYU Emerging Writers Reading: Nick Lantz

The Emerging Writers Reading Series showcases the student talent of NYU’s graduate Creative Writing Program and features established writers as special guests. Nick Lantz is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently “How to Dance as the Roof Caves In” (Graywolf, 2014). Note location: KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street...
Tscherwonez / Music & Film

Tscherwonez / Music & Film

Imagine discovering an unknown film from 1982 with a soundtrack by Devo and the wit and cinematic prowess of Billy Wilder. It would be a sensation…



Gabriel: A Poem
by Edward Hirsch

True Love Scars
by Michael Goldberg

Fire Road
by Barbara Siegel Carlson

Life Is Perfect
by Amy Small-McKinney

Uncontested Grounds
by William Conelly

Hidden Dangers: Mexico on the Brink of Disaster
by Robert Joe Stout



All eyes were on Miss McBride whose smile split down the middle, so that it looked like she had two faces glued together. While the right side kept a tight grip on bliss, the right eye held up by a twitching wall of muscle, the left eye sank into its socket, drowning in a pool of tears, the sadness spilling down the cheek that collapsed beneath it in an avalanche of skin…

Austin International Poetry Festival

Austin International Poetry Festival

We’re very pleased to present the work of three featured poets scheduled to read at the 23rd Austin International Poetry Festival: Allyson Whipple, Candy Royalle and Christopher Carmona. The festival’s headline poet this year is Nikki Giovanni, who will read April 11. Giovanni’s performance is open to the public…