Come hear four highly noted feature writers from The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and The New York Times discuss how to craft a great feature essay. Feel free to bring along anyone interested as well as all the questions you’ve been dying to ask. Open to the general public.
DATE: Tuesday, April 5th from 7-9pm
PLACE: Rooms 9204/9205, 9th Floor, at the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (and 34th)
Please RSVP to WritersInstitute@gmail.com
Paul Goldberger is the architecture critic of The New Yorker and a former critic and editor at The New York Times. He also holds the Joseph Urban Chair in Design and Architecture at The New School University and is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism for his work in the Times. His most recent book is Why Architecture Matters (Yale University Press)
Jane Kramer is the longtime European correspondent of The New Yorker and writes the magazine’s “Letter from Europe.” She is the author of nine books, most recently, Lone Patriot, and she has been the recipient of many awards, including an American Book Award, and a National Magazine Award. She has also written for (among other publications) the New York Review of Books and the New York Times Book Review.
Daniel Mendelsohn, a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and The New Yorker, is the author of the international bestseller The Lost, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Prix Médicis. He received the NBCC citation for book reviewing and the George Jean Nathan Prize for Drama Criticism.
George Packer is a staff writer with The New Yorker and the author of two novels, a play, and four books of non-fiction, most recently “The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq,” named one of the ten best non-fiction books of the past decade by Salon, and “Interesting Times: Writings from a Turbulent Decade,” a collection of articles and essays.