NYU Emerging Writers Reading Series featuring Myla Goldberg

February 05, 2010
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Myla Goldberg is the author of Wickett’s Remedy and the bestselling Bee Season, which was a New York Times Notable Book for 2000. Her third novel, The False Friend, will be published by Doubleday this coming October.

Danielle Blau’s poems, short stories, and articles have appeared or are forthcoming in The Atlantic online, Black Clock, The L Magazine, multiple issues of Unsaid, among other publications. Danielle graduated from Brown in 2007 with a BA in philosophy, and has begun work on her MFA in poetry this year at NYU’s Creative Writing Program. She lives in Brooklyn.

Madhubhashini Ratnayake is a Fulbright sholar from Sri Lanka. She has two books of short fiction published in her country - one which won the State Literary Award given for English fiction (Short Stories) in 1991.  Both books were short listed for the Gratiean Award, the literary prize established by Micheal Ondaatje, for best creative writing in English by Sri Lankan writers. At NYU she is working on her first novel.

Sarah Sala is a first year poet in New York University’s MFA program. From December 2007- August 2008 she was the editor in chief of the University of Michigan’s literary magazine, Oleander Review.  Her honors include: an Academy of America Poets Prize, the Marjorie Rapport Award for poetry, an Avery Hopwood Award for nonfiction, and a Roy W. Cowden Memorial Fellowship. Currently she lives in Manhattan and serves as the crew coach at New York University.

Ben Blum is a second-year MFA candidate at NYU. He has published scientific articles on game theory, protein structure prediction, and computational models of human learning. He comes from Denver.

About the Series: NYU Emerging Writers

The Emerging Writers Reading Series showcases the students of the NYU graduate Creative Writing Program, and features established writers as special guests.