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Posts Tagged: John Freeman

Notable NYC: 11/9–11/15

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Notable NYC: 10/19–10/25

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Notable Los Angeles: 9/30–10/6

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Notable NYC: 5/11–5/17

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Notable NYC: 2/9–2/15

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Notable NYC: 10/20–10/26

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Notable San Francisco: 10/10–10/16

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Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!

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Notable NYC: 9/29–10/5

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Notable NYC: 9/8–9/14

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/23–4/29

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Notable NYC: 4/14–4/20

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

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Looking for Ghosts: A Conversation with John Freeman

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John Freeman discusses his debut collection of poetry, Maps, displacement, empathy, and trying to find a way forward in the nation and the world.

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Barbara Berman’s 2017 Holiday Poetry Shout-Out

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Barbara Berman offers gift recommendations for the poets on your holiday shopping list.

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/23–10/29

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable San Francisco: 10/18–10/24

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Notable NYC: 9/23–9/29

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

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Notable NYC: 9/16–9/22

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Notable NYC: 9/2–9/8

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Notable NYC: 7/29–8/4

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Saturday 7/29: New York City Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free. Sunday 7/30: New York City Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free.

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Notable NYC: 4/15–4/31

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Saturday 4/15: Protest in support of releasing Donald Trump’s tax returns. Bryant Park, 1 p.m., free. Thom Donovan and Marissa Perel join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 4/16: Tongo Eisen-Martin, Mahogany Browne, and Jive Poetic read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 3 p.m., free.

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Notable San Francisco: 11/30–12/6

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Wednesday 11/30: City Lights celebrates the publication of the magazine, Freeman’s: 2: Family: The Best New Writing on Family, from Grove Press. Editor John Freeman will be on hand. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights. Thursday 12/1: Novelist (Exiles) and short story writer Cary Groner reads for Story Hour at the Morrison Library at UC Berkeley. […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Max Porter

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Max Porter discusses his debut novel, Grief is the Thing with Feathers, literary genres, and the changing roles of editors.

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A Narrative to Relate To

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At Guernica, Elizabeth Karp-Evans interviews John Freeman, the founder of the literary journal Freeman’s, on freelancing, his goals for Freeman’s, and cultivating narratives: Narratives are individual; after that they become myths because you need to abstract a narrative to make it apply to many at once. Literature is of course subjective and universal when it’s great, […]

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The Big Idea: John Freeman

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John Freeman, Executive Editor at Lit Hub, talks with Suzanne Koven about his new print-only literary magazine Freeman’s, the difference between between criticism and editing, and his fear of flying.

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Lydia Davis Not a Love Junkie

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Over at Electric Literature, John Freeman shares his experiences working as an editor with Lydia Davis and investigates what makes Davis “such a tremendous writer on love”: Her stories tighten and tighten around the narrator’s assumptions and build a kind of pressure is an effect that illuminates many altered states. Moreover, what Davis was good at […]

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