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Jan 25 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An Evening with Rachel Hadas, Gardner McFall, & Safia Jama from Hudson Valley Writers Center
Rachel Hadas is the author of numerous collections of poetry and essays and is also a translator whose verse renderings of Euripides’ s two Iphigenia plays were published in the spring of 2018 by Northwestern University Press. Some of Rachel Hadas’s other recent books are Questions in the Vestibule poems (Northwestern 2016) Talking to the Dead essays (Spuyten Duyvil 2015) and Strange Relation memoir (Paul Dry Books 2011). The recipient of many awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry and the O.B. Hardison Award from the Folger Shakespeare Library Hadas is Board of Governors Professor of English at Rutgers University-Newark where she has taught for many years. ​McFall’s poems have appeared widely in such publications as The New Republic The Atlantic Monthly The New Yorker Paris Review Sewanee Review Southwest Review Tin House and River Styx among others. In 2008 her work was featured in Poet Lore​ with an introduction by Jane Shore. McFall is a recipient of a “Discovery”/The Nation award The Missouri Review‘s Thomas McAfee Prize for Poetry as well as fellowships from Yaddo the MacDowell Colony and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She received her M.A. from the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars her Ph.D. from New York University and has taught at Hunter College and the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. She lives and works in New York City. A native Floridian and Navy junior Gardner McFall is the author of two books of poems The Pilot’s Daughter and Russian Tortoise and two children’s books Jonathan’s Cloud and Naming the Animals.She is also the author of Amelia: The Libretto for the opera Amelia which premiered at Seattle Opera in May 2010 with music by Daron Hagen and story by Stephen Wadsworth. She is the editor of May Swenson’s prose miscellany Made with Words and wrote the introduction and notes for a Barnes & Nobles Classics edition of Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows. Safia Jama is a Cave Canem graduate fellow born to a Somali father and an Irish-American mother in Queens New York. Her manuscript was a semi-finalist in the Pleiades Press Editors Prize for Poetry. Mark Bibbins selected her work for a special feature in The Awl. We are pleased to bring Safia’s work as an emerging poet to your attention.
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Feb 5 2019
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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Against All Odds Lecture from Chabad of the Rivertowns
Chabad of the Rivertowns presents Against all Odds: How one Jew took on the Soviet system with former refusenik & prisoner of Zion Yosef Mendelevich! Join us for an amazing story of heroism! Tickets: in Advance: $18 | At the door: $25 | Sponsor: $72 To RSVP: ChabadRT.org/Lecture
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Feb 8 2019
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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PARENTS NIGHT OUT from Tarrytown Recreation
Tarrytown Senior Center (map)
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6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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