Washington Square News

Hooked on Eco-Justice with ‘Ghost Fishing’ Exhibit

Hooked on Eco-Justice with ‘Ghost Fishing’ Exhibit

By Matthew Holman, Book and Theater Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts

The recent poetry anthology “Ghost Fishing: Eco-Justice Poetry and the Diasporic City" has great impacts on both the contemporary and future fabrics of society.

The Long Lost Letters of Sylvia Plath

The Long Lost Letters of Sylvia Plath

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books, Uncategorized

Karen Kukil and Peter K. Steinberg worked tirelessly for years to put together a collection of Sylvia Plath's lost letters.

Peter Chinman

By Pamela Jew, Deputy Copy Chief

September 11, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Peter Chinman left his job to write poetry in parks full-time seven months ago.

Meet the Locals Issue

Meet the Locals Issue

By Laura Shkouratoff and Rachel Buigas-Lopez, Creative Directors

September 11, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Top Story, Uncategorized

Take a closer look at the familiar faces in Washington Square Park, from the Birdman to the artist that covers the walkways with chalk.

Banana Puddin’ Jazz on Avenue C

Banana Puddin’ Jazz on Avenue C

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Theatre & Books Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Rome Neal presents a night of banana puddin’ jazz, vocalists, dance, open mic, and poetry on Avenue C at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.

NYU Alumnus Tyehimba Jess Wins Pulitzer Prize

NYU Alumnus Tyehimba Jess Wins Pulitzer Prize

By Mack Degeurin, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under News, University News

An alumnus of NYU’s Creative Writing program won a Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

The Guitarist’s Nobel

The Guitarist’s Nobel

By Michael Landes, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in literature last year, leading many to wonder — do song lyrics genuinely qualify as literature?

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.

Don’t Sleep Through Coffeehouse Open Mic Nights

Don’t Sleep Through Coffeehouse Open Mic Nights

By Satish Reginald, Contributing Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

From original raps to heartaching Sam Smith covers, NYU performers started off the semester strong with inspiring performances at the Welcome Week Coffeehouse Open Mic.

Poignant Poetry Grand Slam Sends Five NYU Students to Compete in Finals

Poignant Poetry Grand Slam Sends Five NYU Students to Compete in Finals

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

SLAM! at NYU held their Grand Slam on Sunday, with emotions leftover from the presidential election making for a night brimming with all sorts of passion.

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.

Flowers of Diplomacy Wilt at Gagosian

Flowers of Diplomacy Wilt at Gagosian

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Uncategorized

The new exhibit "Paperwork and the Will of Capital" at the Gagosian Gallery features recreations of flower arrangements from important diplomatic meetings.

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