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Visiting Writers Series: Kyra Simone

April 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Attend a master class on experimental forms in small-press publishing and innovative writing with Kyra Simone, a fiction writer and publisher based in Brooklyn, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Faculty Parlors in Main Building. Then, Kyra will read from her story collection published in 2022 titled “Palace of Rubble” from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Art Exhibit Room in Macmillan Hall. Simone’s fiction and poetry have appeared in a variety of literary journals, including American Chordata, The Baffler, The Brooklyn RailBOMBConjunctions, LEAN Magazine, The Anthology of Best American Experimental Writing, and elsewhere. Winner of the 2022 ILS/Fence Magazine Fiction Contest, Simone is a recipient of fellowships at the Summer Literary Seminars in Tbilisi, Georgia and Nairobi, Kenya, and has twice been named a past finalist for the American Short(er) Fiction Prize. She is a member of the publishing collective Ugly Duckling Presse and part of a two-woman team running the editorial office of Zone Books.

Start: April 9 - 5:00 pm
End: April 9 - 8:00 pm
Venue: Faculty Parlors, Main Building

Kyra Simone