The reading and lecture series lets the best of today’s writers share their secrets with literary aficionados.
Presentations take place in the Gateway Center – Davis Auditorium. (Free and open to the public)
Thursday, October 30
10:00 am & 12:00 noon
Nicholas Powers is an Assistant Professor of English at SUNY Old Westbury. His poetry collection, Theater of War was published in 2004. He has written extensively for theVillage Voice, the AlterNet, and the Indypendent. His journalism includes titles like Confederate Vampires: How Abraham Lincoln Fights for the 99 Percent, 11 Interracial Romances that Changed America, and A Long Dark Night: Gun Violence Romanticized and The New Batman Movie. His latest book, The Ground Below Zero, offers his personal, on-the-ground journalism, that sent him to hot spots like Haiti, Occupy Wall Street, Burning Man, and New Orleans.