Idra Novey at the University of Richmond

University of Richmond Richmond, VA

Join Idra Novey at the University of Richmond MFA Program Reading Series on Oct 23rd, 2024 (Time and exact location TBD).

Check back here later on for more info as it becomes available, or check the Univ. of Richmond’s calendar of events for more details.

Idra Novey is the author most recently of Take What You Need, a New York Times Notable Book of 2023 and finalist for the Joyce Carol Oates Prize, and two other novels. Her second poetry collection Exit, Civilian was chosen by Patricia Smith for the National Poetry Series. She is the co-translator with Ahmad Nadalizadeh of Iranian poet Garous Abdolmalekian, Lean Against This Late Hour, a finalist for the PEN America Poetry in Translation Prize in 2021.  Her fiction and poetry have been translated into a dozen languages and she’s written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and The Guardian. She teaches creative writing at Princeton University.

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Read more about Idra Novey’s new book here.

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