Bard Events Calendar

Written Arts Program Presents

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
A Reading by Edie Meidav
Campus Center, Weis Cinema
6:00 pm
The former winner of the Bard Fiction Prize and author of Lola, California reads from her new fiction collection
At 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, Edie Meidav reads from her new collection of short stories in Weis Cinema, Bertelsmann Campus Center, introduced by Mary Caponegro and followed by a Q&A. This event is free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations are required.

"Edie Meidav makes sentences perform like a snake-charmer's snakes," says Luc Sante, while Joanna Scott calls her "a fearless writer with a cosmic imagination." The winner of the 2005 Bard Fiction Prize and a Conjunctions senior editor, Meidav is a former Bard writer in residence and the former director of the Writing and Consciousness Program at the New College of California, San Francisco. Her novels include The Far Field, Crawl Space, and Lola, California.

For more information, call 845-758-7054, or e-mail

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Campus Center, Weis Cinema