College of Arts and Sciences

Author of NY Times’ Top 10 Book of 2016 Featured at Poetry-in-the-Round  

Kaitlyn GreenidgeThe first Poetry-in-the-Round event of Fall 2017 will present critically acclaimed author Kaitlyn Greenidge on Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge, University Center.

This reading is free and open to the public.

About the Author:
Kaitlyn Greenidge’s debut novel is We Love You, Charlie Freeman (Algonquin Books), which was named one of the New York Times Critics’ Top 10 Books of 2016. Her writing has appeared in a number of popular and literary magazines as well as leading newspapers including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal,, Buzzfeed, Transition Magazine, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Believer and American Short Fiction. She is also a contributing editor for LENNY Letter. She was a Bread Loaf scholar, a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace artist-in-residence, and a Johnson State College visiting emerging writer and is the recipient of fellowships from the Whiting Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Originally from Boston, she now lives in Brooklyn.

Here you can read the New York Times Book Review of We Love You, Charlie Freeman

Here you can read “The Rumpus Interview with Kaitlyn Greenidge.”

About the Series:
Poetry-in-the-Round has brought some of the best contemporary writers from around the world to Seton Hall University for the past three decades. Some of those visitors have included Joyce Carol Oates, E.L. Doctorow, Nadine Gordimer, C.K. Williams, Jonathan Franzen, John Ashbery, Russell Banks, Adrienne Rich, and many others. The series has worked to bring established and up-and-coming new writers to the attention of Seton Hall students and the community. Dr. Nathan Oates, Associate Professor of English, is the Director of the Series; during his sabbatical, Cara Blue Adams is directing Poetry-in-the-Round.

For more information please contact her at: [email protected] or (973)761-9388.

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