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New Year New Start Zodiac: January Open Write with Karen Finley (via Zoom)

January 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm


This will be a generative open write with Karen Finley. There will be at least three scholarships awarded for this open write. Scholarship applications are available Dec 1st and are due on Dec 15th via Submittable. More information will be posted about this open write as we have it. Please email [email protected] with any questions.

NB: This open write will be taught on Zoom. Registrants will receive the Zoom link to the email address they use to register. It will arrive immediately after registration so please check your spam folder if you do not receive it. It will also be sent the day before class as a reminder. Please review the course policies page before registering for any classes.

Karen Finley is an artist, performer, educator and author. Born in Chicago she received her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Her raw and transgressive performances have brought debate and controversy. Finley was the named plaintiff for the Supreme Court case Finley vNEA that challenged the decency provision in government grants to artists through the National Endowment for the Arts. Her performances and visual art have been presented internationally such as at The Barbican in London, Lincoln Center, New York City, MOMA PS1, the Bobino in Paris, Miami Art Basel amongst others. Finley is interested in freedom of expression concerns, social justice, visual culture, gender and sexuality, art education, metaphysics and lectures, and gives workshops widely. She is the author of nine books, including her latest, Grabbing Pussy (OR Books 2018) and the 25th anniversary edition of Shock Treatment by City Lights. A recipient of many awards and grants, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, she is an Arts Professor in Art and Public Policy at New York University. Follow her on Instagram @the_yam_mam


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January 10
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm


Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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