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THE CENTER FOR THE LITERARY ARTS IN NEW YORK STATE

Telling the Truth in a Post-Truth World

Thank you!
Telling the TruthTo all of the panelists, attendees, viewers of the livestream, correspondents, social media commenters, and volunteers, thank you for making the Tellng the Truth in a Post-Truth World sympsosium on journalism, media and democracy a success.

Watch videos of each of the six panel discussions.

If you would like to keep informed of upcoming Writers Institute events, please send an email to Michael Huber at mhuber@albany.edu



Upcoming Events

Claire Messud

Claire Messud, author of The Burning Girl (2017) and The Emperor's Children (2006) Messud will read from her work at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, in the Assembly Hall, Campus Center, on the UAlbany Uptown Campus. Earlier that same day at 4:15 p.m. Messud will hold an informal seminar, also in the Assembly Hall. Read more



Ghosts of War by Ryan Smithson 4:15 p.m. Thursday, October 26
Iraq war veteran and memoirist Ryan Smithson will read from his highly-praised memoir Ghosts of War: The True Story of a 19-Year Old GI (2009)

A stage performance of Ghosts of War by Chicago’s Griffin Theatre Company will be held 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, in the Main Theatre, Performing Arts Center, on the UAlbany Uptown Campus. Read more



Complete Fall 2017 Visiting Writers Series and Fall 2017 Classic Film Series listings

Writers News
Bringing poetry, and hope, into prison by Paul Grondahl
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tyehimba Jess held 72 prisoners spellbound for more than two hours with an animated performance of his poetry, encouragement about their writing and a frank discussion that ended with Jess imploring them to take advantage of every educational opportunity during their incarceration. Read more

NYS Writers Institute announces the addition of two new staff members
The New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members. Jennifer Kowalski will join the staff as program coordinator on August 24. Michael Huber will begin on September 7 as communications specialist, which is a new position for the Writers Institute.
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