KGB Emerging Writers Reading Series: Morgan Parker
The Emerging Writers Reading Series features MFA students (the "emerging writers") from a mix of genres reading alongside a headlining author. Tonight will feature renowned poet and essayist Morgan Parker, and the talents of Jaz Sufi, Christian Bodney, Nikita Biswal, DeeSoul Carson, and Tariq Thompson.
Open to the public. All attendees are required to RSVP in advance; please click here.
Please note the location has been changed from the KGB Red Room to the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House.
The Creative Writers House is currently wheelchair inaccessible.
Masks are optional. All attendees must be in compliance with NYU’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements (fully vaccinated and boosted, once eligible and by NYU’s deadline). Visitors (i.e. anyone who is not a current NYU student or employee) should be prepared to present proof of compliance and a government-issued ID if asked to do so.
Morgan Parker is a poet, essayist, and novelist. She is the author of the young adult novel Who Put This Song On?; and the poetry collections Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé, and Magical Negro, which won the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award. Parker’s debut book of nonfiction is forthcoming from One World. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, winner of a Pushcart Prize, and has been hailed by The New York Times as “a dynamic craftsperson” of “considerable consequence to American poetry.”
Photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths