Archive for: September 2012

Three Tents Promises Surprise

On September 16, Big Lucks literary journal hosted their inaugural Three Tents Reading Series at The Big Hunt in DuPont Circle. Prose readers included Noy Holland, whose collections of short fiction and novellas include Swim for the Little One First, Begins

Library of Congress Welcomes 19th U.S. Poet Laureate

On September 13th, American University MFA faculty and students were in attendance as the Library of Congress welcomed Natasha Trethewey for her inaugural reading as the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. Emerging from the stage doors in the library’s

2012 Literary Desserts Party

The annual literary dessert party hosted by the MA program in Literature and MFA program in Creative Writing brought out new delicious and funny sweets and drinks named for some great works of literature – and 50 Shades of Grey.

An Interview with Short-Story Writer Amy Hempel

Amy Hempel is the recipient of awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the United States Artists Foundation, and the Academy of Arts and Letters. Hempel is the author of Reasons to Live, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, Tumble Home,