Craft Class Summer 2018, Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:00pm
April 10: Pushcart 2017 Stories: “Things I Know to be True” by Kendra Fortmeyer and “The Devil’s Triangle” by Emma Duffy-Comparone (Pushcart) Taught by Cynthia Weiner
April 17: Pattiann Rogers, Holy Heathen Rhapsody (Penguin) Taught by Lisa Bellamy
April 24: Matt Klam, Who is Rich? (Random House) Taught by Matt Klam. Discussion led by Philip Schultz.
May 1: Pushcart Poems 2017: “Elk” by Robert Wrigley, “Anna May Wong Blows Out Sixteen Candles” by Sally Wen Mao, “The Spring Forecast” by Shelley Wong, “Still When I Picture It the Face of God Is a White Man’s Face” by Shane McCrae, “The Revolt of the Turtles” by Stephen Dunn, and “Basement Delivery” by Emily Skillings (Pushcart Press) Taught by Rachael Nevins
May 8: Jill Bialosky, Poetry Will Save Your Life (Atria Books) Taught by Jill Bialosky. Discussion led by Philip Schultz.
May 15: Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Refugees (Grove Press) Taught by Isabelle Deconinck
May 22: Philip Schultz, Luxury (Norton) Taught by Philip Schultz
May 29: Laurie Colwin, Family Happiness (Harper Perennial) Taught by Lesley Dormen
Fiction: Javier Marias, The Infatuations; Joseph O’Neill, Netherland; Phil Klay, Redeployment; Miriam Toews, All My Puny Sorrows; Paul Beatty, The Sellout; Ottessa Moshfegh, Eileen; John Jeremiah Sullivan, Pulphead; Maylis de Kerangal, The Heart; Yuri Herrera, Signs Preceding the End of the World
Poetry: Yoma Harvey, Hemming the Water; Morri Creech, The Sleep of Reason; Linda Pastan, Insomnia: Poems; Devin Becker, Shame/Shame; Campbell McGrath, XX: Poems for the Twentieth Century; Mark Jarman, The Heronry; Franz Kafka, Letter to the Father, translation by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins; Morgan Parker, There are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé; David Ferry, Bewilderment:
New Poems and Translations
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We will alert you by email if any craft class sessions are relocated. Craft classes are held at The Village Community School, 272 West 10th Street, in Room 402.