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Atsuro Riley and Kay Ryan
Atsuro Riley is known for his unparalleled ability to blend lyric and narrative modes. His stunning and highly original book Romeys Order is a sequence of poems set in his childhood blood-home, the South Carolina low countryand is the winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, The Believer Poetry Award, the Whiting Writers Award, and the Witter Bynner Award from the Library of Congress. Rileys work has also been honored with the Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship, the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Pushcart Prize, and the Wood Prize given by Poetry magazine. Riley lives in San Francisco.

Sun, Feb 26, 2017 -- 1:00pm


Colson Whitehead
Writer Colson Whitehead has tackled an impressively wide range of subjects in his books, from his debut novel The Intuitionist, to the light-hearted coming of age Sag Harbor, to the zombie thriller Zone One. Long a favorite writer among serious readers, this past year Whitehead achieved a new level of recognition as his novel The Underground Railroad garnered numerous awards, including The National Book Award and one of the New York Times Ten Best Books of the Year. The book chronicles a young slaves voyage as she makes a desperate bid for freedom. That conversation was recorded on January 25th.

Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 8:00pm


Colson Whitehead
Writer Colson Whitehead has tackled an impressively wide range of subjects in his books, from his debut novel The Intuitionist, to the light-hearted coming of age Sag Harbor, to the zombie thriller Zone One. Long a favorite writer among serious readers, this past year Whitehead achieved a new level of recognition as his novel The Underground Railroad garnered numerous awards, including The National Book Award and one of the New York Times Ten Best Books of the Year. The book chronicles a young slaves voyage as she makes a desperate bid for freedom. That conversation was recorded on January 25th.

Wed, Mar 1, 2017 -- 2:00am


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