Emerging Writers Reading: Mirene Arsanios
The Emerging Writers Reading Series features MFA students (the "emerging writers") from a mix of genres reading alongside a headlining author. This reading will feature headliner Mirene Arsanios with graduate student readers Sophie Ewh, Ronnie Huett, Faith Kressner, Pritha RaySircar, and Eric Rubeo, hosted by Farah Barqawi. Please scroll down for more info about the headliner.
Open to the public
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COVID-19 Protocols (please read carefully)
Per current NYU guidelines, masks are optional. All NYU attendees will be required to show an NYU Violet Go pass at the door. Members of the public are required to show the following at the door:
Identification: a valid government-issued photo ID (children under 18 can provide non-government identification).
Vaccination: proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and boosted (if eligible, based on CDC criteria) with an FDA-authorized or WHO-listed vaccine. Documentation must include:
- Dates of doses
- Vaccine manufacturer
- Documentation must be in English
Note: If the documentation proof you provide does not meet these requirements, you will not be admitted.
Health and Safety Protocols: All attendees must comply with all COVID-19 health and safety protocols, University policies, codes of conduct, and building-specific protocols.
The Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House is wheelchair accessible with at least two weeks advance notice; for this or any other accommodations, please call the Creative Writing Program at 212.998.8816 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mirene Arsanios is the author of the short story collection, The City Outside the Sentence (Ashkal Alwan, 2015), Notes on Mother Tongues (2019, UDP), and more recently, The Autobiography of a Language (Futurepoem, 2022). She has contributed essays and short stories to e-flux journal, Vida, the Brooklyn Rail, LitHub, and Guernica, among others. Arsanios co-founded the collective 98weeks Research Project in Beirut and is the founding editor of Makhzin, a bilingual English/Arabic magazine for innovative writing. She teaches at Pratt Institute and currently lives in Brooklyn.