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Muldoon’s Picnic

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($24 members)

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Muldoon’s Picnic
An omnium-gatherum of words and music

Hosted by Paul Muldoon, with house band Rogue Oliphant

“Okay, it's not actually a picnic but a music-and-literature extravaganza.” – Time Out New York

Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet, New Yorker Poetry Editor, and pop music lyricist Paul Muldoon returns for his fourth season of monthly words-and-music jamborees, joined by his house band Rogue Oliphant and always a stunning lineup of world-class special guests from the across the spectrum of music and literature. Some of the most special and surprising moments in our season happen at the Picnic so book your tickets early for this “only in New York” experience.

Monday, April 11 | 7:30 PM

Special Guests:

Anne Enright is the internationally acclaimed, Booker Prize-winning author of The Gathering and Ireland’s inaugural Laureate for Fiction. Lauded for her “razor-sharp” prose (New York Times Book Review), Enright is a master of the contemporary novel, unparalleled in her “beautiful, subtle examination of intimacy” (Wall Street Journal) in the modern world. Her most recent book is The Green Road.

AM Homes is the author of the novels This Book Will Save Your Life, Music For Touching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers, and Jack; the short-story collections Things You Should Know and The Safety of Objects; the bestselling memoir The Mistress’s Daughter; a travel memoir, Los Angeles: People, Places and The Castle on the Hill; and the artist’s book Appendix A.

Yusef Komunyakaa is a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and professor at New York University. He received wide recognition following the 1984 publication of Copacetic, a jazz-influenced collection of poems drawing on colloquial speech.  In 1994, he claimed the Pulitzer Prize and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poems.

 



Supported by WB Yeats Society of New York

Muldoon’s Picnic is sponsored, in part, by Northern Ireland Bureau, the British Council, and Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

 


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Full Muldoon’s Picnic Series Schedule:

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8 | 7:30 PM
Glenn Patterson
Salman Rushdie
Miracles of Modern Science

MONDAY, MARCH 14 | 7:30 PM
Laurie Anderson
Timothy Donnelly
Mark Mulcahy
Cait O’Riordan

MONDAY, APRIL 11 | 7:30 PM
Anne Enright
AM Homes
Yusef Komunyakaa


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