READINGS: PAUL LISICKY & MELISSA FEBOS, ARTIST TALK: JAMES EVERETT STANLEY
Monday, July 1
Paul Lisicky’s five books include The Narrow Door, Unbuilt Projects and Lawnboy. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Conjunctions, Fence, The New York Times, and elsewhere. His awards include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEA, and the Fine Arts Work Center. He is an Associate Professor in the MFA Program at Rutgers University-Camden and lives in Brooklyn. His sixth book, Later, a memoir about early 1990s Provincetown, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in 2020.
Melissa Febos is the author of the memoir, Whip Smart, and the essay collection, Abandon Me. Febos is the inaugural winner of the Jean CÃ³rdova Nonfiction Award from LAMBDA Literary and the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Vermont Studio Center, and others. Her work has recently appeared in Tin House, Granta, The Believer, and The New York Times.
James Everett Stanley received his MFA in painting from Columbia University. A 2002-2003 Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center, he is an alumnus of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and was awarded a Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program fellowship in New York. His paintings have been shown widely, including solo and group exhibitions at Freight & Volume Gallery in New York, Fredric Snitzer Gallery in Miami, and Schoolhouse gallery in Provincetown.