Fiction Reading: Danielle Dutton and Jen George | Spring 2018

January 31, 2018 7:00 - 9:00pm

Organized by Ben Marcus, Writing


Nonfiction Dialogues: Lucas Mann | Spring 2018

Lucas Mann is the author of Class A: Baseball in the Middle of Everywhere, a 2013 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and Lord Fear: A Memoir.

Patti Smith: Devotion | Spring 2018

February 1, 2018 6:30pm


Introduced by Sam Lipsyte, Writing


A work of creative brilliance may seem like magic—its source a mystery, its impact unexpectedly stirring. How does an artist accomplish such an achievement, connecting deeply with an audience never met? In her groundbreaking new book, Devotion, one of our culture’s beloved artists offers a detailed account of her own creative process, inspirations, and unexpected connections.


More Than a Manifesto: The Poet’s Essay | Spring 2018

March 3, 2018 11:00am - 8:00pm  


Organized by Dorothea Lasky, Writing.


Ken Chen, Anaïs Duplan, Ariel Goldberg, Myung Mi Kim, Wayne Koestenbaum, Tracie Morris, Raquel Salas Rivera, Brandon Shimoda, and Cecilia Vicuña. Keynote address by Fred Moten, NYU.


Creative Writing Lecture: Sheila Heti-CANCELED | Spring 2018

**Due to inclement weather, this event has been canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.**

March 7, 2018 7:00pm



Organized by Ben Marcus, Writing


Global Poets with M. NourbeSe Philip and Tracy K. Smith | Spring 2018

April 3, 2018


Tobago-born Canadian poet M. NourbeSe Philip reads with US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith '97


Creative Writing Lecture: Jeff VanderMeer | Spring 2018

April 18, 2018


Organized by Ben Marcus, Writing


Nonfiction Dialogues: Adrian Nicole LeBlanc | Spring 2018

April 11, 2018 7:00 pm


In conversation with Lis Harris, Writing


Columbia Selects: MFA Readings at the KGB Bar | Spring 2018

February 1, 2018 7:00pm

Curated by Bryan VanDyke and Emily Austin.