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NYC July 28, 2018

2018 NYC Poetry Fest

Saturday, June 28, 2018, 2:30 PM

Readings by Lisa Bellamy, Sherine Gilmour, and Julianne Bond 

We will be featuring a special reading with Writers Studio faculty members Lisa Bellamy, Sherine Gilmour, and Julianne Bond, and celebrating the forthcoming publication of Lisa Bellamy’s poetry collection, The Northway, due out this fall with Terrapin Books.  The reading will take place on Saturday, July 28th at 2:30 on Chumley Stage, Colonel’s Row, Governor’s Island. The festival will be held from 11:00am – 6:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, July 28th and 29th. Admission is free.

More info here.

NYC June 25, 2018

Mudfish 20 Launch

Monday, June 25, 2018, 7 PM

Reading by Philip Schultz, Erica Jong, Jill Hoffman, and Jennifer Belle 

Box Turtle Press presents a star-studded launch of Mudfish 20 , with readings by Erica Jong, Philip Schultz, Jennifer Belle, and Jill Hoffman. The issue is dedicated to the late John Ashbery, and poet, artist, and Mudfish editor Doug Dorph, featuring new work by Donald Hall, three collages by John Ashbery, and with a portrait of Donald Hall on the front cover and his wife, the late Jane Kenyon on the back. Philip Schultz is the judge of the Mudfish 20 Poetry Prize.

More info here.

NYC September 8, 2018

Writers Studio Free Workshop, “Explore Creative Writing”

Saturday, September 8, 2018, 1-3 pm

St. Bart’s Episcopal Church, 325 Park Avenue, New York

Free workshop entitled, “Explore Creative Writing” by Lisa Bellamy, NYC Level 3 and Advanced Poetry teacher
Admission: Free. Pre-registration through St. Bart’s is required:

More info here.

NYC May 19, 2018

Writers Studio Faculty Members & NYC Master Class Students Reading

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 2-4 pm

The Writers Room, 740 Broadway at Astor Place, 12th Floor, New York

Free lecture on “Writing When the Needle is Stuck” by Christopher Shade, NYC Level 1 teacher
Admission: Free

More info here.