NYC | December 2007

Sunday Salon December 9, 2007: Writings from the School of Dreams

Pamela Brown dreams best in the stolen hours of the morning when she should be working. She teaches literature and drama at the University of Connecticut, where she curates the Moving Words poetry series. She has published poetry in Frontier, Public, P/rose and Myriads and has reviewed for Parnassus. A playwright and songwriter, she has performed her work in New York City, Cambridge, Mass., and Ankara, Turkey. Her photographs were recently exhibited at Crow Town Gallery in Lubec, Maine.

Laura Cronk has published poems in Barrow Street, Conduit, LIT, Lyric, No Tell Motel and other journals. Poems have been anthologized in The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel and Best American Poetry 2006. She co-curates the Monday Night Poetry Series at KGB Bar and teaches a course at The New School Writing Program connecting the unconscious and writing called “The School of Dreams.”

Lisa Freedman recommends “The School of Dreams” writing workshop taught by Laura Cronk at The New School. When she’s not straining to remember and record her dreams, Lisa keeps busy as a writer, teacher, and writing coach.

Rick Spreyer has published one book of poems, entitled “Windswept,” and he has completed three collections of poems entitled: “A Second Helping,” “Opihi,” and “Cronies.” He is presently working on a long poem about politics entitled “The Momiad” and on a novel entitled “Our Day Will Come.”

B. Kite lives in Brooklyn and has written for The Believer, The Village Voice, Cinema Scope, and Trafic.

Madge McKeithen‘s first book Blue Peninsula was published in 2006. She teaches at The New School and is at work on a novel and a collection of short nonfiction pieces.

Lori Lynn Turner is working on a memoir All We Have Are Words. She is a member of The Women’s National Book Association, and a reader at the United Cerebral Palsy Children’s Center. She works at The New School Writing Program.

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