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.
 

Fall 2019

Poet GABRIELLE CALVOCORESSI  

PUBLIC READING
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 at 6 PM
CLARK LOUNGE

Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of The Last Time I Saw Amelia EarhartApocalyptic 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  

PUBLIC READING
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019 at 6 PM
CLARK LOUNGE

Christine Schutt is the author of three short story collections (NightworkA Day, a Night, Another Day, Summer; and Pure Hollywood) and three novels (FloridaAll 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

PUBLIC READING
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2019 at 7 PM
TEXTOR HALL

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.