Posts Tagged: Kristopher Jansma

Notable NYC: 12/16–12/22

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

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Notable NYC: 6/3–6/9

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Saturday 6/3: March for Truth. Foley Square, 9 a.m., priceless. Val Emmich presents The Reminders. Maxwells Tavern, 7 p.m., $7. Oliver Baez Bendorf, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Joseph Fasano, Megan Fernandes, Michael Homolka, Nomi Stone, and Leah Umansky celebrate Thrush Poetry Journal. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

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Notable NYC: 6/11–6/17

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Saturday 6/11: Niina Pollari hosts Popsickle 7, a celebration of Brooklyn’s literary readings and presses. Multiple coordinators and editors present readers during a full day of readings. Throne Watches, 41-43 Wythe Ave, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., free. Jessica Valenti presents her memoir Sex Object. BookCourt, 7:30 p.m., free. Carly Anderson, Chris Anztzoulis, Suzanne Bennett, […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Kristopher Jansma

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Kristopher Jansma discusses his second novel, Why We Came to the City, facing adulthood in his thirties, and working through grief and loss in writing.

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Is Writing About Writing Really Forbidden?

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Over at Electric Literature, Kristopher Jansma wonders why we tell students to avoid writing about writing. Perhaps, he suggests, we tell students not to write about writing because we think they should be going out and getting new experiences to write about. But maybe, he thinks, that’s not such a worthwhile approach to take: You […]

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Notable NYC: 2/22–2/28

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Saturday 2/22: Diane Josefowicz, Justin Boening, Marina Kaganova, and Bianca Stone celebrate the release of the Spring issue of The Saint Ann’s Review. KGB, 7 p.m., free. Chris Chosea will write custom poems. Third Factory, Old American Can Factory, noon, free. Sunday 2/23: Clifford Chase and Rick Whitaker join the Sunday Night fiction series, although […]

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