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IAC | Literature & Conversation
Muldoon's Picnic (Fall 2017)
Created by Pulitzer-winning poet Paul Muldoon
Monday, September 11, 2017 at 7:30PM

Donaghy Theater
Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

(Between 10th and 11th Avenues)
Take the C or E train to 50th St (8th Ave); the 1 train to 50th St (Broadway); or the N, R, or Q train to 49th St (7th Ave). Walk west towards 11th Ave. It is roughly a 10 minute walk. A parking garage is located on W. 51st between 10th and 11th Ave.


Our critically-acclaimed feast of music, storytelling, and poetry—now in its seventh season—has become a staple of New York’s cultural diet. Led by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, the words-and-music jamborees feature an evolving lineup of world-class special guests from the across the spectrum of arts and letters.


“Okay, it's not actually a picnic but a music-and-literature extravaganza.”Time Out New York


Featuring:
Monday, September 11 | 7:30pm
Dan Barry, The New York Times reporter and columnist
Lucie Brock-Broido, poet
Damsel (Beth Meyers: vocals, viola, ukulele, and banjo and Monica Mugan: vocals and guitar)
Edmund White, novelist


Monday, October 9 | 7:30pm
Michael Brunnock, singer-songwriter
Dinner (Ben Chatrer: vocals, keyboards, Vin Jule: guitars, Jonny Aldrich: bass, and Dan Burke: drums)
The Cornelius Eady Trio, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet
Min Jin Lee, writer


Monday, November 13 | 7:30PM
Shaker Flynn, poet
The Christine Tobin Trio
(Christine Tobin: vocals, Phil Robson: guitar, and René Hart: bass Kevin Young, novelist