MARIE HOWE & RICHARD MCCANN
MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 6 PM
MARIE HOWE’s newest book of poems is Magdalene. She is also the author of the collections The Kingdom of Ordinary Time, What the Living Do and The Good Thief. She currently teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and NYU. In 2012, she was named State Poet of New York.
RICHARD MCCANN is the author of Mother of Sorrows, a work of fiction, and Ghost Letters, a collection of poems. His fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in The Atlantic, Ms., Esquire, Ploughshares, Tin House, and in numerous anthologies. His honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is currently working on a memoir, The Resurrectionist.