Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:00 pm ET
December 13: Pushcart Prize 2022, Stories and Poems: “To Autumn” by Carl Phillips, “Monarch” by Carol Muske-Dukes, ‘Because” by Grace Schulman,” and “Muslim with Dog” by Thea Almontaser. Stories: “Housekeeping” by Karin Lin-Greenberg and “The Real Thing”by Olivia Clare (Pushcart Press) Taught by Peter Krass
December 20: Kemi Alabi, Against Heaven (Graywolf Press) Taught by Lisa Bellamy
January 3: Danielle Evans, The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories
(Riverhead Books) Taught by Lucinda Holt
January 10: Grace Schulman, Again, the Dawn: New and Selected Poems, 1976-2022 (Turtle Point Press) Taught by Grace Schulman. Discussion led by Philip Schultz
January 17: Jen Beagin, Pretend I’m Dead (Scribner) Taught by Cynthia Weiner
January 24: Rainer Maria Rilke, The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, translated by Stephen Mitchell, (VIntage), Taught by Philip Schultz
January 31: Melissa Febos, Abandon Me (Bloomsbury) and (Vintage) Taught by Sylvie Bertrand
February 7: , Patricia Lockwood, No One Is Talking About This (Riverhead Books) Taught by Reneé Bibby
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Suggested Reading List
Fiction: Javier Marias, The Infatuations; Paul Beatty, The Sellout; John Jeremiah Sullivan, Pulphead; Tommy Orange, There, There; Jenny Erpenbeck, Go Went Gone; Mohsin Hamid, Exit West; Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Friday Black; Bernadine Evaristo, Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel; Xuan Juliana Wang, Home Remedies; Ocean Vuong, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous; Albert Camus, The Fall; Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, The Discomfort of Evening; Julie Otsuka, The Swimmers; Richard Powers, The Overstory; NoViolet Bulawayo, Glory; Antoine Wilson, Mouth to Mouth
Poetry: Kevin Young, Brown; Nick Laird, Feel Free; Jericho Brown, The Tradition; Diane Seuss, Frank: Sonnets; Victoria Chang, Obit; John Koethe, Beyond Belief; Anne Sexton, Selected Poems of Anne Sexton
Craft Classes meet remotely via Google Meet.