A SINGLE STORY -- WeeKLY PICKS (AUGUST 1-7)

WHAT WE’RE READING

ESTHER LOU WEITHERS

ESTHER LOU WEITHERS

  • Fox Writers Intensive Fellowship Goes To Ester Lou Weithers [Deadline]
  • John Cho, Sulu of ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ Navigates a Beckoning Universe [The New York Times]
  • Afrolatin@ Theatre Series: Interview with Playwright and Actress Krysta Gonzalez [ Black Girl, Latin World]
  • Yaa Gyasi And Hsu Hsu Talk About Writing [The Fader]
  • Anti-Black Racism in Speculative Fiction [Medium]

THINGS TO DO

  • Khrys Lee (How I Became a North Korean) in conversation with Jessie Chaffee (editor at Words Without Borders) at Greenlight Bookstore [August 4, at 7:30pm] 
  • Poets of The Conversation (Camonghne Felix, Thiahera Nurse, Jose Olivarez, and Paul Tran) at Brooklyn Bridge Park [August 8, at 7pm]
  • Book Launch: Teju Cole (Known and Strange Things) in conversation with Amitava Kumar at St. Joseph’s College [August 9, at 7:30pm]
  • Register for Kweli Journal’s “Art of the Short Story Workshop” [Sept. 10 – Oct. 22]

OPPORTUNITIES

  • Pen America announced its current employment opportunities [career page] 
  • The Bronx Museum opens applications for its 2017 Artist in the Marketplace Program [AIM page
  • LMCC announces grant opportunities for art educators based in New York [grant page]