Riggio Forum: Leigh Stein

6:30 p.m.

Leigh Stein’s debut novel is The Fallback Plan, published in 2011 by Melville House and her book of poems, Dispatch from the Future was just published by the same press. A former New Yorker staffer and frequent contributor to its “Book Bench” blog, her poetry has been published in numerous journals, been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and earned her Poets & Writers Magazine’s Amy Award. Stein is a former student of the Riggio Honors Program: Writing & Democracy at The New School. She lives in Brooklyn, where she works in children’s publishing and teaches musical theater to elementary school students.

Moderated by Luis Jaramillo, associate chair, the School of Writing, The New School for Public Engagement.


Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, room 510

$5; free to all students and New School faculty, staff, and alumni with ID at the door or at the Box Office.

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