The series brings distinguished writers to the Ithaca College campus to offer a public reading and participate in the Visiting Writers' Workshop, an advanced class that allows IC students a unique opportunity to learn from some of America's foremost writers.
Poet GABRIELLE CALVOCORESSI
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 at 6 PM
Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart, Apocalyptic Swing (a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize) and Rocket Fantastic, winner of the 2018 Audre Lorde Poetry Prize. Her accolades include Stegner Fellowship, a Rona Jaffe Woman Writer’s Award, a Lannan Foundation residency, the Bernard F. Conners Prize from The Paris Review, and a residency from the Civitella di Ranieri Foundation, among other honors. She lives in Carrboro, N.C.
Fiction Writer CHRISTINE SCHUTT
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019 at 6 PM
Christine Schutt is the author of three short story collections (Nightwork; A Day, a Night, Another Day, Summer; and Pure Hollywood) and three novels (Florida; All Souls; and Prosperous Friends). She has been a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize and has twice won the O. Henry Short Story Prize. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Schutt lives in New York City and is a frequent adjunct at Columbia University.
Literary Journalist Ted Conover
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2019 at 7 PM
Ted Conover is the author of six books, most recently Immersion: A Writer’s Guide to Going Deep. His best-known work is Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing, an account of his ten months spent working as a corrections officer at New York’s Sing Sing Prison, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2001 and was finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. His other books include Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails With America’s Hoboes and Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders With America’s Mexican Migrants. Currently he is the director of the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University.