The New School
66 West 12th Street, Room A510
New York, NY 10011
Alan Ziegler, the editor of Short: An International Anthology of 500 Years of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, and Other Short Prose Forms. will read from and talk about his new international anthology of “short” forms – including prose poems and brief fictions from a variety of cultures.
His books include The Swan Song of Vaudeville: Tales and Takes; The Green Grass of Flatbush; So Much To Do; The Writing Workshop, Volumes I and II; and The Writing Workshop Note Book. In 2011, Narrative Library published a collection of his work, Love at First Sight: An Alan Ziegler Reader. His grants and awards include a grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Word Beat Fiction Book Award (selected by George Plimpton), four PEN Syndicated Fiction awards, a CAPS (Creative Artists in Public Service) fellowship, and National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts grants for Some literary magazine and Release Press, which he co-edited. He has taught at Teachers and Writers Collaborative, the Poetry Society of America, Interlochen Arts Academy, Bronx Community College, and for Poets-in-the-Schools.
Moderated by David Lehman, poetry coordinator, School of Writing.
Sponsored by the School of Writing.
You can read an interview with Alan Ziegler on the Believer Blog here.