"Pearl Smith did not trust a living soul. 'Living' is an important distinction because her one surviving relative was a wicked, degenerate nephew, while her primary confidant was her late third husband with whom she regularly spoke." A nurse's tales from an emergency room floor.
Award-winning Israeli journalist and Global Faculty in Residence Amira Hass will read from her work and discuss writing as social action.
Let two of the creative minds behind Friends, Family Guy, and Dharma and Greg, and Reba give you a tour of what it takes to write for TV.
"I went today without you to the new Whitney,/ with its wide and wrapping terraces/ where you can examine the city."
"The room, which was situated in the bowels of an old Lower East Side tenement building, was hot and smelled like a hundred people’s sweat, even though it was mid-January."
"Beautiful creature of the / stars! Let us tumble and fall / through the green and white foothills / pressing together between / the inky heavens and earth."