Events for Writers

A Man For All Women and A Woman For All Men: Politics in Egyptian Literature

Khaled Alkhamissi

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 – 12:30pm to 1:30pm

144 Louis A. Simpson International Building

C.K. Williams Reading Series: Nicole Dennis-Benn. Friday, February 16, 20186:00 p.m.
Labyrinth Books, Princeton

Novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn reads with creative writing seniors Kyle Berlin, Aidan Gray, Allison Light, Allie Mendelsohn, and Kevin Romero.

Staged Reading: “Anon(ymous)” February 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. A staged reading of Naomi Iizuka’s play will be directed by Brandon Monokian. Separated from his mother, a young refugee called Anon journeys through the United States, encountering a wide variety of people — some kind, some dangerous and cruel — as he searches for his family in this adaptation of Homer’s “Odyssey.”  The staged reading will be followed by a talkback with the director and cast. Co-sponsored by the library and the Arts Council of Princeton

Fund for Irish Studies: A Reading and Performance by Paul Muldoon with guest appearances by Iarla Ó Lionáird and Dan Trueman

Friday, February 23, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts complex

LLL Presents: Max Boot — The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam
Monday, February 26th, 2018 at 6PM — Labyrinth Books Princeton


Joshua Kotin & Susan Stewart in Conversation — Utopias of One
Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 6PM — Labyrinth Books PrincetonC.K. Williams Reading Series: Kaitlyn Greenidge. Friday, March 2, 2018
6:00 p.m., Labyrinth Books, Princeton

Kaitlyn Greenidge, author of the novel We Love You, Charlie Freedman, Bernard Cohen Short Story Prize winner, Bread Loaf scholar, and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace artist-in-residence, reads with creative writing seniors Adam Berman, Joy Chen, Jay Kim, Lavinia Liang, and Allison Light.Sunday, March 4, 5:00 pm
Lessico Famigliare: Novelist and translator Jenny McPhee will discuss her love of things Italian and read from her most recent work, a translation of Natalia Ginzburg’s most celebrated novel, Lessico Famigliare (Family Lexicon). The program will feature an Italian/English format with McPhee reading in English and Princeton University Professor Pietro Frassica reading in Italian.

Migrations Series: Jhumpa Lahiri & Alessandro Giammei — Trick: A Novel by Domenico Starnone, translated by J. Lahiri
Monday, March 5th, 2018 at 6PM — Labyrinth Books Princeton