Maggie Nelson is a poet, essayist, and scholar. Her books include collections of poetry: Shiner, The Latest Winter, and Something Bright, Then Holes; and a mixed-genre narrative about the 1969 murder of her aunt entitled Jane: A Murder. Matthew Sharpe is the author of Nothing Is Terrible and Stories from the Tube. He has taught at Columbia University, Bard College, and New College of Florida, and is the writer in residence at Bronx Academy of Letters.
NEW AMERICAN WRITING
A series of contemporary fiction and poetry readings organized by Benjamin Weissman, author of two books of short fiction, most recently Headless, and professor of creative writing at Art Center College of Design and Otis College of Art + Design.
This series is made possible, in part, with support from Bronya and Andrew Galef.
ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE
Public programs are made possible, in part, by major gifts from the Annenberg Foundation and Mimi and Werner Wolfen. Additional support is provided by Laura Donnelley, Bronya and Andrew Galef, Erika Glazer, and an anonymous donor.