Crystal Williams & Amelia Blanquera
Where: NYU Bookstore
212-998-4667 Price: Free
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Crystal Williams, an award winning poet and essayist, has published four collections of poems, most recently Detroit as Barn (Lost Horse Press, 2014), finalist for the National Poetry Series, Cleveland State Open Book Prize, and the Maine Book Award. Her work has regularly appeared in the nation’s leading journals and magazines and numerous anthologies.
Raised in Detroit, Michigan and Madrid, Spain, Crystal Williams holds degrees from New York University and Cornell University. She was on faculty at Reed College in Portland, Oregon for thirteen years before moving in Fall 2013 to Bates College where she is a Professor of English and Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives.
Amelia Blanquera has had essays and articles published in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, the New York Times, Orion, The Nervous Breakdown, and Climbing Magazine, among many others. She’s served on the staffs of several publishing companies including Doubleday, Macmillan, and Putnam. She holds a BS from New York University and a JD from Brooklyn Law School, and is currently Creative Writing Teaching Fellow at Columbia University.
Co-sponsored by The Writing Program, Paul McGhee Division, SPS, NYU.