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MFA Faculty Reading Series: Cathy Smith Bowers and Peter StittJanuary 5, 2014 8:00 PM - 9:00 PMKetner Auditorium, Sykes Hall, Queens Main Campus
Please join us for an evening with two of our MFA faculty members, who will read from their new work. Park Road Books will be on hand with books for sale.
Cathy Smith Bowers', a former NC Poet Laureate and long-time writer-in-residence at Queens, will read from new poems. Her poems have appeared widely in publications such as The Atlantic Monthly, The Georgia Review, Poetry, The Southern Review, and The Kenyon Review. She is the author of several collections of poetry: The Love That Ended Yesterday in Texas, Texas Tech University Press, 1992; Traveling in Time of Danger, Iris Press, 1999; and A Book of Minutes, Iris Press, 2004. The Collected Poems of Cathy Smith Bowers was recently published by Press 53.
Peter Stitt has been the editor of the Gettysburg Review since its founding in 1988 and is the author of the new collection of essays The Perfect Life and of two books about poetry, The World's Hieroglyphic Beauty and Uncertainty and Plenitude. His creative nonfiction appears in most issues of the Gettysburg Review under the heading "Editor's Pages." He has also published in the Georgia Review, Harper's, the New York Times Book Review, the Paris Review, and many other periodicals.
Artist Studio Project in collaboration with Queens University of Charlotte’s Everett Library, the Center for Latino Studies and the Department of World Languages is looking for literary writers, poets and songwriters inspired by the themes and topics explored in the literary masterpiece of 100 Years of Solitude written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez to commemorate the 50 years of its publication. Submissions are due January 31, 2017. View Event
The Arts at Queens presents pianist Karl Larson, a faculty member at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. This program evokes the unique beauty of Venice, drawing connections between music from the past to the present. View Event