The Rona Jaffe Foundation/NYU Creative Writing Program Graduate Fellowship Fifteenth Anniversary Reading
Co-sponsored with The Rona Jaffe Foundation
Celebrating fifteen years of partnership between The Rona Jaffe Foundation and the NYU Graduate Creative Writing Program. Readings by four fellowship alumni recipients: Elaine Hsieh Chou, Marissa Davis, Sasha Debevec-McKenney, and Julia Pierpont.
The Rona Jaffe Foundation fellowship is given annually to an incoming first-year female MFA student. Please scroll down for more information about the readers.
This event will be held in person and will be livestreamed via Zoom; both formats are open to the public. All attendees are required to RSVP for either format.
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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 adhere to the following:
Age: Must be 5 years of age or older.
Identification: Must show a valid government-issued photo ID (children under 18 can provide non-government identification).
Vaccination: Must provide 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.