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News & Events

Jan24
Heinz Memorial Chapel Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

Reading and conversation with Terrance Hayes, CAAPP co-founder, author of seven books, and a National Book Award and MacArthur-winning poet, and Rickey

Jan31
Frick Fine Arts Building, Auditorium, 650 Schenley Drive     Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 7:30pm

Cristina García is the author of seven novels, including Dreaming in Cuban, The Agüero Sisters, King of Cuba, and the recently

Feb21
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 7:30pm

Joshua Bennett is the author of The Sobbing School, which was a National Poetry Series selection and a finalist for an NAACP Image Award for

Feb26
501 Cathedral of Learning Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:00pm

Gabriel Gudding is the author of Literature for Nonhumans (Ahsahta Press, 2015), Rhode Island Notebook (Dalkey Archive, 2007) and A

Mar21
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:30pm

Wesley Morris is a critic at large for The New York Times, where he also is the cohost, with Jenna Wortham, of the podcast Still Processing.