Writers Speak Wednesdays

 

Spring 2014 Schedule

Readings begin at 7 p.m. in the Radio Lounge on the second floor of Chancellors Hall at Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway.

FEBRUARY 19 - THE FALL 2014 CREATIVE WRITING FACULTY

Ursula Hegi, Susan Scarf Merrell, Robert Reeves, Roger Rosenblatt, Julie Sheehan and Lou Ann Walker will read for you!

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FEBRUARY 26 - ALEXANDRA STYRON

Alexandra Styron is the author of All The Finest Girls and Reading My Father. A graduate of Columbia’s MFA program, her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Styron teaches memoir writing in Hunter’s MFA program.

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MARCH 5 - SUSAN WHEELER

Susan Wheeler is the author of a novel, Record Palace, and six books of poetry, most recently Meme, shortlisted for the National Book Award. The recipient of a Guggenheim and the Witter Bynner Prize for Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is director of Princeton’s creative writing program.

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MARCH 12 - MEGAN ABBOTT - CANCELLED

 

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APRIL 2 - MASHA GESSEN

Masha Gessen is the author of the newly-published Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot, as well as the national bestseller The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin. She blogs weekly on Russian politics and culture for The New York Times.

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APRIL 9 - MARK EPSTEIN, M.D.

Mark Epstein is a psychiatrist and the author of a number of books about the interface of Buddhism and psychotherapy, including Thoughts without a Thinker, Going to Pieces without Falling Apart, and Going on Being. His newest work is The Trauma of Everyday Life. He is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis at NYU.

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APRIL 30 - DINAH LENNEY

Dinah Lenney is the author of a new memoir, The Object Parade, as well as Bigger than Life: A Murder, a Memoir, and is co-author of Acting for Young Actors. She teaches in the Bennington Writing Seminars, the Rainier Writing Workshop, and the Master of Professional Writing program at USC.

 
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MAY 7 - MFA READING

Readings by Stony Brook Southampton's MFA in Creative Writing students.  

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