THE CENTER FOR THE LITERARY ARTS IN NEW YORK STATE
Spring 2015 Events Schedule:
- American Place Theatre performance of
INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL
March 24 (Tuesday)
Performance — 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center
- Bill Nye "The Science Guy"
March 25 (Wednesday)
Reading — 5:00 p.m., SEFCU Arena
Limited seating, Two tickets per person
Ticket Information, (click here)
- Elisa Albert, novelist and short story writer and Yelena Akhtiorskaya, novelist
March 26 (Thursday)
Seminar — 4:15 p.m., Standish Room, Science Library
Reading — 8:00 p.m., Campus Center 375
- WILLIAM A. WELLMAN FILM FESTIVAL
March 27 (Friday)
Film Screening — 7:30 p.m., Page Hall, 123 Western Avenue
For complete schedules:
Spring 2015 Visiting Writers Series and Spring 2015 Classic Film Series
Crime novelist and UAlbany professor of Criminal Justice will read from and sign copies of her new book, What the Fly Saw, on Saturday, March 14 at 3:00 p.m. at the Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza. For additional information click here.
National Poet Laureate Philip Levine
The New York State Writers Institute mourns the passing of Philip Levine.
Levine's poetry is grounded in the harsh reality of contemporary life. He describes his poetry as an attempt to create "a voice for the voiceless."
Poet Philip Levine on "The Writer"
New York State Summer Young Writers Institute
June 29 - July 11, 2015, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs , New York
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 New York State Summer Young Writers Institute, a creative writing workshop for high school students.
Summer Young Writers Institute Application
Mario Cuomo (1932-2015)
The New York State Writers Institute mourns the passing of Mario Cuomo, formerNew York Governor and a very dear friend of the Institute, who signed into law the legislation that created our organization in 1984.
Cuomo came to the Institute to celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2009, his first public appearance in Albany since leaving the Governor's mansion in 1994.
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist William Kennedy reflects on friendship
with Mario Cuomo. (Read more)
Spring 2015 Writers Workshop
Fiction Writing Workshop Offered by Writers Institute Fellow James Lasdun and
Poetry Writing Workshop Offered by Writer-in-Residence James Lasdun
Science Library, SL 320, University
at Albany, NY 12222
Phone 518-442-5620, Fax 518-442-5621, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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New York State Writers Institute
November 16, 2009
"You have to understand mom and pop because they are the motivation, I think, for almost everything I tried do in my life. . . " (5:39)
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