Welcome to the eighth issue of Podium! Students featured in this issue were selected from our Spring 2010 creative writing workshops in fiction, poetry, nonfiction and playwriting. We are proud to present the wide variety of styles and forms that make up our student body.
The 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center's Writing Program offers writers, from first-time to seasoned, the opportunity to take workshops with well-known authors/instructors that range from literary seminars to open-enrollment and advanced-level creative writing workshops. At the end of each semester, one student from each class is selected to showcase his/her work in Podium.
The featured artist in this issue is photographer Peter Pop.
We hope you enjoy the issue, and don't forget to check out our line-up of classes, now online!
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Chapter One: Accounting—Elizabeth Shah Hosseini
From Colum McCann's Master Class in Fiction
No Neck Brace For Me—Brent Shearer
Selected from Nelly Reifler's Advanced Fiction Workshop
You Destroyed Everything—Meredith Turits
From Stephen Wright's Novel Workshop
The Lovely Spectacle—Emily Eiselein
From Fiona Maazel's Advanced Fiction Workshop
The Leaving—Jennifer Epting
Selected from Nalini Jones' Fiction Workshop
Passion Alice—Christopher Nickelson
From Terrance Hayes' Poetry Master Class
Whoso List to Haunt—Mary Patrice Woehling
From Molly Peacock's Poetry Seminar
In My Name—Rochelle Goldstein
From Jean Valentine's Advanced Poetry Workshop
Guiding the Snow Owl—Andrea Fry
From Marie Ponsot's Poetry Thesis Workshop
Glosa: Courting My Demons*—Patricia Behrens
From Grace Schulman's Advanced Poetry Tutorial
Marcel Speaks to Edward and Henry at Heathrow Airport—Patrick James
From Jeanne Marie Beaumont's Advanced Poetry Workshop
Home is Home—Janet Kirchheimer
From David Yezzi's Poetry Workshop
From Joyce Johnson's Advanced Nonfiction Workshop
Where Eagles' Dare—Nicholas Platt
From Han Ong's Playwriting Workshop