Craft Class Winter 2018-2019, Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:00pm
Dec 4: Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Heads of the Colored People: Stories “Fatima, the Biloquist: A Transformation Story” and “Suicide, Watch” (Atria) Taught by Lesley Dormen.
Dec 11: Pushcart 2019 Poems: Poems – “Faith for My Father Circa 1980” by Erik Campbell, “Autism Screening Questionnaire” by Oliver de la Paz, “Into the Mystery” by Tony Hoagland, “I Kept Getting Books About Birds” by Catherine Pierce,“My Hobby Needed a Hobby” by Dana Roeser, and “Kernals” by David J. Rothman (Pushcart) Taught by Peter Krass
Dec 18: Jamel Brinkley, A Lucky Man (Graywolf) Taught by Cynthia Weiner
Jan 8: Yuri Herrera, Signs Preceding the End of the World (And Other Stories Publishing) Taught by Isabelle Deconinck
Jan 15: Dani Shapiro, Slow Motion: A Memoir of a Life Rescued by Tragedy (Harper Perennial) Taught by Lesley Dormen
Jan 22: Alice Quinn, A Conversation, Hosted by Philip Schultz
Jan 29: Erika Meitner, Holy Moly Carry Me (BOA Editions) Taught by Lisa Bellamy
Feb 5: Alice Hatcher, The Wonder That Was Ours (Dzanc Books) Taught by Alice Hatcher. Discussion led by Renee Bibby
Fiction: Javier Marias, The Infatuations; Paul Beatty, The Sellout; Ottessa Moshfegh, Eileen; John Jeremiah Sullivan, Pulphead; Tommy Orange, There There; Jenny Erpenbeck, Go Went Gone; Mohsin Hamid, Exit West
Poetry: Campbell McGrath, XX: Poems for the Twentieth Century; Morgan Parker, There are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé; David Ferry, Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations; Nicole Callihan and Samar Abdel Jaber, Translucence; Yu Jian, translated by Ron Padgett, Flash Cards; Ha Jin, A Distant Center
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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.