Voices From War is thrilled to be back at the NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY this SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9th, 2:00 pm, for SIX FANTASTIC READERS followed by discussion and opportunity for audience questions.
SIOBHAN ADCOCK, author of the novels, The Completionist and The Barter, sharing recent writing about her Vietnam-veteran father…
OMAR COLUMBUS writing about service in Iraq, what he took and what he brought back…
ELLEN EMERSON sharing new fiction about one enlistee’s experience of commitment and family duty…
LEO FARLEY looking back at memories from Vietnam and considering youth and the present…
PHIL NERGES intoning the weight of history through a convoy ride in Iraq and one man’s face in the mirror…
DREW PHAM writing of their service in Aghanistan through the lens of memory and ancestors from Vietnam.
Six rich narratives told through poetry, fiction, and memoir offering diverse views on military service, home, deployment, family, and transitions.
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
At Richard Gilder Way (77th St.)
New York, NY 10024
Veterans Day Weekend
SATURDAY, NOV 9th
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Sunday, NOV 24th, 5:00 pm
Voices From War
at the 14th St Y
Voices From War’s “Writing & Reading War Stories” is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Learning, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by LMCC.
LMCC serves, connects and makes space for artists and community.
THANK YOU to our Voices From War SUPPORTERS
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)
NYC Dept of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council
Poets & Writers, Inc. / NYSCA
The Rona Jaffe Foundation
YOU! ~ Individual Supporter Contributions
We are grateful to our workshop hosts!
14th Street Y (Manhattan)
NYPL – Morris Park (Bronx)
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Voices From War…
- Offers opportunities for expressing experiences of war through writing workshops for veterans with attention to individual stories, existing literature, and craft…
- Builds community among veterans…
- Builds bridges of experience and expression between veterans and civilians by creating and nurturing wider opportunities for diverse dialogue and events.