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Winter With the Writers

2020 Season

Our 2020 season features Kristen Arnett, Claudia Rankine and two finalists for the 2019 National Book Awards.


  • February 13, 2020
    Kristen Arnett: Reading
    Arnett is a queer fiction and essay writer and the New York Times bestselling author of the novel Mostly Dead Things (TinHouse), which debuted in June 2019. It was a Most Anticipated book at The Boston Globe, Oprah Magazine, Esquire, Nylon, Buzzfeed, HuffPost, and Bustle.
  • February 20, 2020
    Claudia Rankine: Reading
    Rankine is a Jamaican-born American poet and playwright, the author of five collections of poetry, two plays and the editor of several anthologies. She also co-produces a video series, “The Situation,” alongside John Lucas, and is the founder of the Open Letter Project: Race and the Creative Imagination.
  • February 27, 2020
    Joint Reading with the two NBA Finalists, Kali Fajardo-Anstine and Ilya Kaminsky