Wrexham Road Reading Series: One Night in June

    Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 6:30 PM until 8:30 PMEastern Daylight Time


    Sarah Lawrence College
    Remy Theater
    1 Mead Way
    Bronxville, NY 10708
    United States


    The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College presents

    Wrexham Road Reading Series: One Night in June

    An evening with Victoria Buitron, Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Jennifer Stewart Miller & Elaine Sexton

    Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30pm EST

    Remy Theater (Outdoor Venue) at Sarah Lawrence College
    1 Mead Way Bronxville, NY 10708

    Join us at the beautiful Remy Theater to celebrate new books from these four writers across poetry, memoir and fiction (including long time Writing Institute instructor and MFA alum Elaine Sexton!). The Wrexham Road Reading Series brings together writers from within and beyond the Sarah Lawrence College community. We're looking forward to hosting authors Victoria Buitron, Marie Myung Ok Lee, Jennifer Stewart Miller and Elaine Sexton. All are welcome!

    Free & open to the public

    Refreshments will be served

    Books will be available for purchase at the event

    Campus Visitor Policy

    All visitors must be fully vaccinated or provide a negative COVID test result taken with 48 hours of visit. Masks are required indoors at all times. The College will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions on and around campus, and adapt our protocols as appropriate.

    Guest Readers

    Victoria Buitron is an award-winning writer who hails from Ecuador and resides in Connecticut. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairfield University. Her prose and poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Normal School, the 2021 Connecticut Literary Anthology, The Acentos Review, and other literary magazines. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and one of her flash fiction stories has been selected for 2022's Best Small Fictions. Her debut memoir-in-essays, A Body Across Two Hemispheres, is the 2021 Fairfield Book Prize winner.

    Marie Myung-Ok Lee’s next novel, The Evening Hero, is forthcoming with Simon & Schuster in May 2022. Her young adult novel, Finding My Voice, is considered to be the first contemporary-set YA with an Asian protagonist. She has written for The New York Times, Slate, The Guardian, The Nation, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, and Salon. She teaches fiction at Columbia where she is Writer in Residence. The essay series she did for Slate on treating her son with autism with cannabis was featured in Dr. Sanjay Gupta's CNN series, "Weed."

    Jennifer Stewart Miller grew up in Vermont and California and holds an MFA from Bennington College's Writing Seminars, a JD from Columbia University, and a Certificate in Field Archaeology from Birkbeck College, University of London. In past lives, she's practiced law, served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for a child in foster care, and dated clay tobacco pipes. She is the author of Thief (2021), winner of the 2020 Grayson Books poetry prize, A Fox Appears: A Biography of a Boy in Haiku (2015), and a chapbook, The Strangers Burial Ground (Seven Kitchens Press 2020). Her poems have received multiple nominations for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net anthology and have been published widely, including in Cider Press Review, Green Mountains Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Kestrel, Poet Lore, RHINO, Sugar House Review, Tar River Poetry, and Verse Daily, and elsewhere. She also serves on the board of the Hudson Valley Writers Center. 

    Elaine Sexton’s fourth collection of poetry is Drive (Grid Books), published in April 2022. A long-time member of the faculty at the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, she has also taught workshops & seminars in poetry, the chapbook, bookmaking, and text & image at various writing and art programs in the U.S. and abroad, including New York University, City College, Poets House, and Arts Workshop International. An editor and micro-publisher, she is also a member of the National Book Critics Circle. 

    Campus Visitor Policy

    All visitors must be fully vaccinated or provide a negative COVID test result taken with 48 hours of visit. Masks are required indoors at all times. The College will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions on and around campus, and adapt our protocols as appropriate.

    Remy Theater
    The Remy Theater is an outdoor venue at Sarah Lawrence College. Rain location for this event will be 45 Wrexham Road. 

    Parking

    After 5 p.m., guest parking is permitted in any lot without a permit. We recommend parking during these times in Andrews Parking Lot, the entrance to which is on Kimball Avenue. If this lot is full, proceed to Kober, Morrill, or Marshall Field lots. Please note: The Remy Theater is a five minute walk from the Andrews Parking Lot. If you have accessibility requests, please email writinginstitute@sarahlawrence.edu

    Getting To Campus -see here for directions by car or train.

    Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.