Posts Tagged: Cynthia Cruz

Notable NYC: 10/28–11/3

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Notable NYC: 11/26–12/2

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Saturday 11/26: Sarah Kay, Maeve Higgins, Phil Kaye, and Mark Doss read for refugees, as part of the Festival to Improve the World. The Wild Project, 4 p.m., $10. Monday 11/28: Jason Diamond launches Searching for John Hughes with a conversation with Danielle Henderson. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. David Rivard and Sarah Sarai join the […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, in the Saturday Interview, Penny Perkins speaks with Ramona Ausubel about Ausubel’s latest novel, Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty, her previous collections, and “the ways that stories change the real chemistry of the world.” Then, Jeff Lennon reviews Cynthia Cruz’s “swirling” fourth poetry collection, How The End Begins. A well-chosen order helps to keep the […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, National Poetry Month at The Rumpus continues with Paula Bohince’s “The Flint River” and Adam McGovern’s “Perseid meteors, 2015.” Meanwhile, the inimitable Brandon Hicks illustrates the exhaustive contents of his 2005 Saturn Ion. Then, in the eighth installment of The Conversation, Jayson Smith and A.H. Jerriod Avant ponder the question, “Can you envision a life for yourself in […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Diana Whitney reviews Cynthia Cruz’s poetry collection, Wunderkammer, meaning “cabinet of curiosities.” This is a book of “delicious… detail.” Cruz’s poems, Whitney declares, “have a wry sense of humor that tempers the traumas they reveal.” The poet, who was born in Germany, transports readers from Berlin to upstate New York, from death to madness […]

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Notable NYC: 11/1–11/7

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Saturday 11/1: Adam Fitzgerald, Dara Wier, Sarah Rose Nordgren, and Bridget Talone read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free. Mark Cugini, Iris Cushing, Dorothea Lasky, and Sam Wilder join the Banquet Reading Series. Greenpoint Heights, 8 p.m., free. Sunday 11/2: Cynthia Cruz launches her new collection of poems Wunderkammer with Ken Chen, Marni Ludwig, […]

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Notable NYC: 10/25–10/31

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Saturday 10/25: Natalie Harnett, Anthony Breznican, Helen Wan, and Nicole Kear are the latest Sackett Street Writers. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Erica Lewis, Betsy Andrews, Claire Caldwell, and A. H. Jerriod Avant read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free. Sunday 10/26: Dania Rajendra, Ann Neumannhas, and Nathan Schneider read assorted works. Unnameable books, 6 […]

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Notable NYC: 10/11–10/17

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Saturday 10/11: The New Yorker Festival, around town, $35 and up. Cristina Moracho launches Althea and Oliver, a novel about two friends. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Sunday 10/12: The New Yorker Festival, around town, $35 and up. The Singapore Literature Festival. McNally Jackson, 6 p.m., free. Amy Jo Burns reads Cinderland (October 2014), a memoir […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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In the latest “The Last Book I Loved,” S. Hope Mills tackles the thriller-esque 1959 novel, The Haunting of Hill House. Shirley Jackson’s talents are strong enough to spook even the avowedly un-spookable—that woman, Mills admits, “knew what it meant to be haunted.” And Heather Partington reviews Maude Casey’s novel inspired by the true story of a 19th century […]

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