Emerging Writers Reading Series: Melissa Febos
Friday, March 1, 2024, 7pm
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 Melissa Febos and features the talents of MFA students Heather Kim, Christine Marella, Valeria Tsygankova, Sophie van Well Groeneveld, and Maslen Ward. The reading will be followed by a signing and reception.
Open to the public. All attendees are required to RSVP in advance; please click here
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.
The Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House is not currently wheelchair accessible.
Melissa Febos is the bestselling author of four books, including Girlhood—which won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, and Body Work: The Radical Power of Personal Narrative. Her fifth book, The Dry Season, is forthcoming from Alfred A. Knopf. Her awards and fellowships include those from the Guggenheim Foundation, LAMBDA Literary, the National Endowment for the Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The British Library, The Black Mountain Institute, MacDowell, and the Bogliasco Foundation. Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, The New Yorker, The Sun, The New York Times Magazine, The Best American Essays, Vogue, New York Review of Books, and elsewhere. Febos is a full professor at the University of Iowa, where she teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program.
Photo by Beowulf Sheehan