192 Tenth Avenue at 21st St., Chelsea, NY
Thursday, September 27th @ 8PM
Readings by MFA Art Criticism and Writing Faculty members Ann Lauterbach and Alan Gilbert, and Wendy Walters
Futurepoem books is an award-winning New York City small press that publishes innovative poetry, prose and cross-genre literature. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, this event brings together poet Ann Lauterbach, a member of Futurepoem’s advisory board, and two Futurepoem authors, Alan Gilbert and Wendy Walters.
Ann Lauterbach, poet and essayist, is the author of eight books of poetry, an essay collection, and has collaborated with visual artists including Ann Hamilton, Joe Brainard and Lucio Pozzi. Her most recent book of poems, Or To Begin Again (2009) was a finalist for a National Book Award. She is Ruth and David Schwab Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College, where she is also co-Director of Writing in the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts. Among her awards are a Guggenheim Fellowship and a MacArthur Fellowship.
Alan Gilbert’s first book of poems, Late in the Antenna Fields (Futurepoem, 2011) was a finalist for The Believer Poetry Award. A second book of poems, The Treatment of Monuments, is forthcoming this fall from Split Level Texts. He is the recipient of a 2009 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry and a 2006 Creative Capital Foundation Award for Innovative Literature.
Wendy Walters is the author of the book of poems, Longer I wait, More You Love Me and the forthcoming Troy, Michigan, from Futurepoem. She is a 2011 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Poetry. Her poetry has appeared in Drunken Boat, Los Angeles Review, Callahoo, HOW2, and Seneca Review, and her prose has been published or is forthcoming in The Iowa Review, Bookforum, and Harper’s Magazine. She is Assistant Professor of Poetry at The New School’s Eugene Lang College in New York City.
Fall 2012, News & Events
Reading: Ann Lauterbach and Alan Gilbert
Nancy Princenthal Interviews Willie Cole
Faculty member Nancy Princenthal interviews artist Willie Cole as part of the BOMB Magazine Oral History Project Continue reading...
Alumnus Hakim Bishara Awarded Arts Writing Grant
Congrats to Bishara (Class of 2017) for winning an Arts Writers grant in Short-Form Writing! Continue reading...
Quijote Talk: Charles W. "Mark" Haxthausen on Carl Einstein
For the final Quijote Talk of the semester, scholar Charles W. "Mark" Haxthausen will discuss the German art critic Carl Einstein Continue reading...
Quijote Talk: Nancy Princenthal, Women, Art and Sexual Violence in the 1970's
Join us for the fourth Quijote Talk of the semester to celebrate faculty member Nancy Princenthal's newest book Unspeakable Acts Continue reading...
Quijote Talk: Ben Davis, How to Write About Art: A Little Theory
Join us for the third Quijote Talk of the semester featuring Ben Davis Continue reading...
Quijote Talk: Hannah Black and Ciarán Finlayson with Lauren O’Neill-Butler
Join us for the first Quijote Talk of the semester featuring Hannah Black and Ciarán Finlayson with Lauren O’Neill-Butler Continue reading...
Alumni Eric Sutphin and Terence Trouillot elected to AICA-USA board
In May AICA-USA welcomed Eric Sutphin (Class of 2014) and Terence Trouillot (Class of 2014) on the board of directors Continue reading...
Alumnus Will Fenstermaker published in AICA Magazine
Alumnus Will Fenstermaker discusses the question of a crisis in art criticism in AICA Magazine Continue reading...
Art Writing Summer Intensive
Join us for a two-week intensive for writers, artists, and curators of all levels and backgrounds interested in gaining in-depth experience of art writing Continue reading...