Writing, War and Peace

Date

September 11, 2015
19:00–22:00PM EDT

with Ashley Gilbertson
Sept. 11, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
The New School, 66 West 12th St, New York NY

Readings, panel discussion and music devoted to the act of writing about war and the role that writing can play in making peace.
Proceeds to benefit Still Waters in a Storm, a reading and writing sanctuary for children in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Readers/Panelists:

  • Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges (WAR IS A FORCE THAT GIVES US MEANING)
  • National Book Award-winner Phil Klay (REDEPLOYMENT)
  • Award-winning novelist Roxana Robinson (SPARTA)
  • Photographer and author Ashley Gilbertson (BEDROOMS OF THE FALLEN), winner of the National Magazine Award.

Moderator: John Freeman (FREEMAN’S, HOW TO READ A NOVELIST)

Original music by celebrated composer Paul Cantelon (THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY), inspired by the writings of children in Bushwick

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