Emerging Writers Reading: Jo Ann Beard
The Emerging Writers Reading Series features MFA students (the "emerging writers") from a mix of genres reading alongside a headlining author. Tonight’s headliner is author Jo Ann Beard, featuring the talents of Madeleine Dunnigan, Ariana Taveras, Vincent Tolentino, and Genevieve Shubeck, with host Kimberly Rogers.
Open to the public. All attendees are required to RSVP in advance; please click here.
Please note that the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House is not currently wheelchair accessible.
While NYU has ended COVID-19 related restrictions and policies, we continue to remind and recommend to members of the NYU community that they stay up-to-date on their boosters, they stay home if they feel sick, and masks are always welcome.
Jo Ann Beard is the author of the groundbreaking collection of autobiographical essays, The Boys of My Youth, and the novel, In Zanesville. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, Best American Essays, and other magazines and anthologies. She has received a Whiting Foundation Award and nonfiction fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2022, she received an American Academy of Arts and Letters 2022 Award in Literature. She teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College.
Photo credit: Franco Vogt