January 26, 2012: the Visiting Writers Series presents Sabina Murray
February 16, 2012: the Visiting Writers Series presents Kate Bernheimer
April 13 &14, 2012: 12th annual Juniper Literary Festival: New Writers/New Writing
June 24-30, 2012: Juniper Summer Writing Institute & Institute for Young Writers
Fall 2011 marks the publication of Peter Gizzi’s, Threshold Songs (Wesleyan University Press) and Sabina Murray’s Tales of the New World (Grove Press). James Tate’s Eternal Ones of the Dream: Selected Poems Later Poems (Ecco) and Noy Holland’s Swim for the Littlest One First (FC2) are forthcoming spring 2012.
On Aug. 4, 2011, James Tate's poetry was featured as part of Tanglewood's 2011 Festival of Contemporary Music. Under the direction of Pulitzer Prize winning Charles Wuorinen, the 2011 Festival of Contemporary Music at Tanglewood premiered Wuorinen's It Happened Like This, a dramatic, semi-staged, operatic cantata with four singers and 12 instrumentalists, set to six selections from James Tate's Return to the City of White Donkeys (2004). Read the reviews...
Current candidates and recent alumni with new books forthcoming include Gale Thompson, Chris DeWeese, Lily Ladewig, Nat Otting, Jensen Beach, LeniZumas, and Emily Toder.