New York, NY • Tuesday, March 31 | 7:30 PMJoin us at the Irish Arts Center for a reading and discussion with Colin Barrett, winner of the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award and an emerging talent in Irish literature. Barrett made his American debut in APS 20. His debut story collection, Young Skins, is forthcoming in March from Grove Atlantic. The event is co-sponsored by Grove Atlantic and A Public Space and moderated by Sam Lipsyte. More information here.
553 West 51 Street
New York, NY 10019
New York, NY • Tuesday, April 7 | 7:00 PMJoin Archipelago Books and The Center for Fiction in celebrating Antonio Tabucchi’s collection Time Ages in a Hurry, an exploration of identity set against the backdrop of historical memory. Translators and APS contributors Martha Cooley and Antonio Romani will discuss the collection with professor Alexander Stille, author of The Force of Things: A Marriage in War and Peace (Picador, 2014). Antonio Tabucchi (1943-2012), one of Italy's most admired writers, won the Prix Médicis Etranger, the Italian PEN Prize, and was named a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government. More information here.
17 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
Minneapolis, MN • April 8 - 11Attention AWP Conference-goers: A Public Space is coming to the North Star State. First, join A Public Space for Thursday's Short Story Salon, featuring APS contributors Jonathan Lee, Peter Orner, Danielle Evans, and Keith Lee Morris. Next, Brigid Hughes will speak on the panel Image Is Everything: Literary Magazines on Design (with Emily Smith, Cheston Knapp, Jodee Stanley, and Roger Hodge). On Saturday, Hughes will join editors from Graywolf Press and Grove Atlantic for The Art of Literary Editing (with Elisabeth Schmitz, Ethan Nosowsky, and Jeffery Renard Allen). Also on Saturday, join APS contributors Maud Casey, Melissa Pritchard, and Elizabeth Gaffney for The Past Is the Present, a panel on historical fiction. For a full list of events, see the AWP Conference schedule .
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403
New York, NY • Friday, April 24 | 7:00 PMAcclaimed Norwegian author Per Petterson will discuss his latest novel, I Refuse (Graywolf Press, 2015), at the New York Public Library. Petterson is the author of seven novels, including Out Stealing Horses (Picador, 2008) and I Curse the River of Time (Picador, 2011). More information here.
5th Ave at 42nd St
New York, NY 10018
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