Please join us to celebrate the publication of Deborah Landau's Uses of the Body and Peter Nickowitz's Cinema Vernacular.
Deborah Landau is the author of The Last Usable Hour, Orchidelirium, and The Uses of the Body. Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, Tin House, The New Yorker, Poetry, The Best American Erotic Poems, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. She teaches in and directs the Creative Writing Program at New York University. Peter Nickowitz is the author of Cinema Vernacular, a collection of poems (Publication Studio, 2014) and Rhetoric and Sexuality: The Poetry of Hart Crane, Elizabeth Bishop, and James Merrill (Palgrave, 2006). His poems have appeared in journals including: The Paris Review, Third Coast, Barrow Street, Marsh Hawk Review, Slope, and Shampoo. His plays include The Alice Complex (Cherry Lane Theatre, Dixon Place, The Blank Theatre),Backgammon at the Louvre (The Blank Theatre), Songs & Statues (Stella Adler Studio/Harold Clurman Lab Theatre as Harold Clurman Playwright-in-Residence), and Love, Alters, Everything (The Lark). He teaches in the Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing/Tisch and Liberal Studies Program at New York University.