RR: NY Writers’ Workshop

June 01, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

No cover.  2 drink minimum.

Lauren Hilger
is the author of Lady Be Good (CCM, 2016.) Awarded the Nadya Aisenberg Fellowship from the MacDowell Colony, where she was a fellow in 2012 and 2014, her work has been chosen for Harvard Review Online‘s Poetry Pick and has appeared in Gulf Coast, Kenyon Review Online, and Massachusetts Review, among other journals. She serves as a poetry editor for No Tokens. For more information, visit laurenhilger.com .

William Lessard has writing that has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, FANZINE, Prelude, Hyperallergic, PANK, Brooklyn Rail. His work has also been featured at MoMA PS1. His chapbook Rembrandt with Cellphone has been published by Reality Beach. He co-hosts the Cool as F*** series at Pete’s Candy Store.

Raquel I. Penzo
is a writer, editor, and literary event curator from Brooklyn, NY. She’s a spin-doctor at Brooklyn Public Library, a guru at La Pluma y La Tinta, and an avid Netflix watcher everywhere else. Catch her online: raquelpenzo.com & PlumaYTinta.org| Twitter & IG: @TheJadedNYer & @LaPlumaYLaTinta | FB: /RaquelPenzo & /LaPlumaYLaTinta

Chris Campanioni’s
new book is Death of Art (C&R Press). His “Billboards” poem responding to Latino stereotypes and mutable—and often muted—identity in the fashion world was awarded an Academy of American Poets Prize and his novel Going Down was selected as Best First Book at the 2014 International Latino Book Awards. He edits PANK, At Large, and Tupelo Quarterly and lives in Brooklyn, where he teaches literature and creative writing at Pace University and Baruch College.