Upcoming Events

February 13, 2013

4:30pm: “Global Domestic Workers, Social Justice, & the Creative Writing Workshop,” Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)


February 18-March 1, 2013

TBA: Eminent Writer-in-Residence, MFA Program, University of Wyoming (Laramie, WY)


February 23, 2013

TBA: Cleveland Public Theatre production of “Capitalization” for New Deal Art Exhibition @ the Cleveland Public Library (Cleveland, OH)


March 9, 2013

10:30am (Room 208, Level 2): AWP Panel, “CultureStrike: A National Cultural Movement for Immigration” (with Ha Jin, Youmna Chlala, Rigoberto González, and Favianna Rodriguez), AWP Conference (Boston, MA)


April 2, 2013

TBA: Reading @ Roger Williams University (Bristol, RI)


April 17, 2013

6pm: “Storytelling and Social Change” with Ramin Bahrani, Christine Lewis, and Sujatha Fernandes, CUNY Graduate Center (New York)


May 2013

TBA: PEN World Voices Festival (New York)


June 6-7, 2013

TBA: Presentation at LAWCHA (Labor and Working Class History Association) annual conference, New York — with Peter Rachleff and Premilla Nadasen


June 21-22, 2013

TBA: Critical Pedagogy & the Creative Writing Workshop


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Mark Nowak is the author of Shut Up Shut Down (Coffee House Press, 2004), a New York Times  “Editor’s Choice,” and Coal Mountain Elementary (Coffee House Press, 2009), which Howard Zinn called “a stunning educational tool.” He is a 2010 Guggenheim fellow, a recipient of the Freedom Plow Award for Poetry & Activism from Split This Rock (2015) and a Lannan Literary Fellow (2015). A native of Buffalo, Nowak currently directs the Worker Writers School, currently in collaboration with PEN America and the Worker Justice Center of New York.

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