A reading showcasing the student talent of NYU's Graduate Creative Writing Program alongside a headlining guest author.
Lucy Ives is the author of two novels: Impossible Views of the World, published by Penguin Press and selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice and Loudermilk: Or, The Real Poet; Or, The Origin of the World, published by Soft Skull Press and also a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her essays and stories have appeared in Art in America, Artforum, The Baffler, The Chronicle of Higher Education, frieze, Granta, Lapham’s Quarterly, and Vogue, among other publications. For five years she was an editor with the online magazine Triple Canopy. A graduate of Harvard and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from New York University. Ives currently teaches in NYU’s XE: Experimental Humanities & Social Engagement Master’s program and was a recipient of the 2018 Creative Capital I Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. In 2020, Siglio Press will publish The Saddest Thing Is That I Have Had to Use Words: A Madeline Gins Reader, a selection of Gin’s poetry and prose, edited and with an introduction by Ives; a collection of Ives’s short stories is forthcoming from Soft Skull Press in early 2021.