Poets @ Pace Spring Reading

The poets Gary Lenhart and Eileen Myles are the spring 2016 readers in the Poets @ Pace series. The reading, which is free and open to the public, will take place April 11th from 6-8 p.m. in the Bianco Room, Level B, One Pace Plaza. It will include a Q & A, book signing, and refreshments. Poets @ Pace, which brings important poets to the Pace NYC campus each semester, is organized by Pace Poet-in-Residence Charles North and sponsored by the Office of the Provost.

Gary Lenhart has published six books of poetry, most recently The World in a Minute, and two prose collections: Another Look and The Stamp of Class: Reflections on Poetry and Social Class. He was editor of the poetry magazines Mag City and Transfer. From the mid-80s through the mid-90s he was Associate Director of Teachers & Writers Collaborative in NYC, and he edited The Teachers & Writers Guide to William Carlos Williams and The T & W Guide to Classic American Literature. For the past 24 years he has lived in Vermont and taught at Dartmouth College. Of his most recent book of poetry, Cleopatra Mathis wrote: “Gary Lenhart’s The World in a Minute combines all the best of intellect and heart.” Ron Padgett: “Tender heart, nimble wit, and tough mind radiate throughout Gary Lenhart’s poems of numinous domesticity, poems that are so well made that their craftsmanship is invisible—the ultimate graciousness of art.”

Eileen Myles, poet, novelist, performer, art journalist, and opera librettist, has been called “one of the savviest and most restless intellects in contemporary literature.” She is the author of nineteen books, including I Must be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems and Chelsea Girls; her honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, three Lambda Book Awards, the Poetry Society of American Shelley Prize, a Foundation for Contemporary Arts award, and the Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing. She has toured and performed extensively, including solo performances at the NYC arts center PS 122 and the Dia Foundation. Artistic Director of The Poetry Project in the 1980s, she edited the poetry magazine dodgems, and co-edited the feminist anthology Ladies Museum as well as The New Fuck You: Adventures in Lesbian Reading. She is Professor Emeritus and former Director of the writing program at UC San Diego.

Poets@Pace brings important poets to the Pace NYC Campus each semester and is organized by Pace Poet-in-Residence Charles North and sponsored by the Office of the Provost.

Internship Alert! Valiant Entertainment Spring 2016 Interns

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“VALIANT Seeks Enterprising Fall 2015 & Spring 2016 Interns For Publishing InternshipCome see if YOU have what it takes to be a publishing intern for Valiant Comics – publisher of titles including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot Reborn, Ninjak, Rai, and many more! As a Valiant intern you will assist the Valiant staff in the production and publishing of Valiant comic books right here at Valiant HQ! Among your many important responsibilities as a publishing intern in the thick of Valiant’s publishing division you will…

  • Learn EXACTLY what goes into creating a Valiant comic book
  • Assist in the marketing of our exciting comic book line
  • Perform social media tasks such as Twitter and Facebook and communicate with the Valiant’s vigilant fan base
  • Take part and assist in each step of the production of Valiant comic books
  • Assist in the production of comics alongside the Valiant editorial team
  • Prepare and process files for Valiant Entertainment’s stable of writers and artists
  • Receive and handle artwork and files from Valiant creators
  • Assist in the creation of and write copy for Valiant Comics
  • Assist the Publisher and Executive Editor with any and all office duties
  • Assist with spreadsheets and business and sales analysis

Valiant interns should be driven and hardworking with the ability to work both independently and in a creatively collaborative environment. All Valiant interns must have written confirmation that they will be receiving course credit from their college or university to be eligible for the Valiant Entertainment internship. All majors may apply, although proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop is a plus. All interns must be able to work at least two days a week out of Valiant’s New York City offices.

Valiant Entertainment is a leading character-based entertainment company that owns the largest independent superhero universe in comics. With more than 81 million issues sold and a library of over 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, and many more, Valiant is one of the most successful publishers in the history of the comic book medium. Today, the company’s characters continue to be forged in publishing, licensing, film, video games, and beyond. Valiant consistently produces some of the most critically acclaimed comics in the industry and has received numerous awards and accolades, including a Diamond Gem Award for Comic Book Publisher of the Year. In 2015, Valiant announced a multi-picture deal to bring Bloodshot and Harbinger to the big screen as feature films. Visit Valiant online at ValiantUniverse.com

If you are a Pace MS in Publishing student and interested in this position, please email Prof. Jdenning@pace.edu