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André Aciman: “Call Me By Your Name”

André Aciman: “Call Me By Your Name”

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN sat down with author André Aciman to discuss "Call Me By Your Name" and its unprecedented success.

Alternate Americas at Reading with Kaitlyn Greenidge, David Means

Alternate Americas at Reading with Kaitlyn Greenidge, David Means

By Michael Landes, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

As much as the phrase "in today's political climate" has become as tired as a marathon runner after a race, there's something to be said for how crystal-clear a lens the alternate-reality novels of Kaitlyn Greenidge and David Means seemed to provide during their reading at the NYU Creative Writers' House last week.

Anne Carson: Icon of Intellect

Anne Carson: Icon of Intellect

By Michael Landes, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

Anne Carson's reading at the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers' House last week affirmed the writer's position as one of the best authors to combine a sense of humor with translating ancient texts.

Terrance Hayes Opens Fall Reading Series

Terrance Hayes Opens Fall Reading Series

By Arimeta Diop, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

Distinguished Poet-in-Residence Terrance Hayes enraptured audience at his poetry reading this past week at Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House.

Martin Amis Kicks Off 2016 “New Salon: Writers in Conversation” Series

Martin Amis Kicks Off 2016 “New Salon: Writers in Conversation” Series

By Bertram Proctor, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

Martin Amis is the Creative Writing writer-in-residence

Headless Society talks poetry

Headless Society talks poetry

By Patrick Pauley, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015


Filed under Features

A creative writing club at NYU, The Headless Society will publish "The Guillotine," a collection of writings, on Dec. 11.

Lauded memoirist reads work

Lauded memoirist reads work

By Tejas Sawant, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2014


Filed under Features

Fall 2014 Reading Series kicked off on Sept. 5 at the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House with a reading by Brando Skyhorse

Writers, publishing professionals provide glimpse into industry

Writers, publishing professionals provide glimpse into industry

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Deputy News Editor

April 8, 2014


Filed under News

The NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute hosted a panel about writing on April 7 to give students a glimpse into the publishing industry. Organized with the Wasserman Center for Career Development and the Creative Writing Program, “All About Books” featured four industry professional...

What’s in your bag: LS professor Tamuira Reid

What’s in your bag: LS professor Tamuira Reid

November 11, 2013


Filed under Features

If one were on the same subway car as Liberal Studies professor of writing Tamuira Reid, he or she might notice the screenwriter scribbling the internal thoughts of her movie characters on scraps of paper. The LS Writing I, II and Creative Writing professor and single mother juggles her love of wri...