Writers Project

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March 6, 2019 - 12:30pm
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Award-winning writer Amy King will speak about poetry and memoirs at 12:30 p.m. March 6 in the Visual Arts Gallery in Dearlove Hall as part of the SUNY Adirondack Writers Project.

King is a professor of English and Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College. In 2015, she won the WNBA Award (Women’s National Book Association), and she has been honored by The Feminist Press as one of its “40 Under 40: The Future of Feminism” awardees. 

King received a SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities in 2012. Her book, “The Missing Museum,” won the Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize, and “I Want to Make You Safe” was one of Boston Globe’s Best Poetry Books of 2011.

Additional Writers Project programs include author Alyssa Quart on April 3 and celebrated poet David Baker on April 24.

All Writers Project events, which are held at 12:30 p.m. in the Visual Arts Gallery, are free and open to the public. 

For more on Amy King, go to www.amyking.org.