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Real Good for FREE: NYS Writers Institute Film Series

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

In addition to a series of readings by acclaimed authors, poets and journalists, the New York State Writers Institute also presents a film series. The films will be screened at UAlbany’s Page Hall in Albany on Friday evenings. Admission is free.

The series starts on Friday (February 8) with the classic “Russian Ark.”

Here’s the full line-up of movies in the spring 2013 film series:



NYS Writers Institute’s 2012 Schedule of Readings

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

The New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany has announced its 2012 schedule of readings by visiting writers and film series screenings.

The readings, seminars, performances and other events take place on the UAlbany uptown campus, unless otherwise noted. All events are free, unless otherwise noted.

Here’s the fall 2012 schedule:

8pm reading @ UAlbany’s Page Hall, Albany
The newly named New York State Author Alison Lurie and New York State Poet Marie Howe

4:15 pm seminar @ UAlbany Campus Center Assembly Hall, Albany
8pm reading @ UAlbany Campus Center Assembly Hall, Albany
Novelist, essayist and short fiction writer Paul La Farge

4:15pm reading @ UAlbany Science Library’s Standish Room
Brazilian poet Salgado Maranhão and translator Alexis Levitin


NYS Writers Institute’s Spring Slate

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Write on!

The New York State Writers Institute has announced its schedule of readings and classic films for the 2010 spring season, and not surprisingly, there are more than a few heavyweights on the slate.

Here are a few highlights:

Thursday, March 4: Short story master (and MacArthur Foundation fellowship winner) Lydia Davis @ UAlbany’s Campus Center Assembly Hall, Albany

Tuesday, March 16: Cartoonist-playwright-screenwriter (and winner of the Pulitzer Prize and an Academy Award) Jules Feiffer @ the New York State Cultural Education Center’s Terrace Gallery, Albany

Monday, April 12: Award-winning playwright and UAlbany grad Stephen Adly Guirgis @ UAlbany’s Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, Albany

Wednesday, April 14: Booker Prize-winning novelist Michael Ondaatje and non-fiction writer Linda Spalding @ RPI’s Darrin Communication Center, Troy

Thursday, April 22: Award-winning crime novelist Walter Mosley @ UAlbany’s Page Hall, Albany

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