In conversation with Darin Strauss
Lisa Ko is the author of The Leavers, which won the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction and was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction, the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award, and the 2017 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Award. She has been awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and the MacDowell Colony, among others.
Helen Schulman is a novelist, screenwriter and short story writer. She is the author of the novels This Beautiful Life (a New York Times Best Seller), A Day At The Beach, P.S., The Revisionist and Out Of Time, and the short story collection Not A Free Show. She co-edited the anthology Wanting A Child. Her fiction and non-fiction have appeared in such places as Vanity Fair, Time, Vogue, GQ, The New York Times Book Review, A Public Space and The Paris Review. She is the Fiction Chair at The Writing Program at The New School where she is a tenured Professor of Writing. She is also the Executive Director of WriteOnNYC.com. Her new novel, Come With Me, will be published in December 2018.
Hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program senior faculty member and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Darin Strauss.
Event is free and open to the public.