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Caxton Club: Ruth Danon

November 10 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Whitcomb Art Center, Critique Hall

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Ruth Danon’s most recent book, Limitless Tiny Boat, was published by BlazeVox in the fall of 2015. Her next book, Word Has It, is forthcoming in 2018. She is also the author of Living With the Fireman (Ziesing Brothers, 1981), Work in the English Novel (Croom-Helm, 1985), and Triangulation from a Known Point (North Star Line, 1990).

Danon's poetry and prose have appeared in Post Road, Noon, Versal, Mead, The Florida Review, Tupelo Quarterly, BOMB, The Paris Review, Fence, The Boston Review, 3rd Bed, Crayon, and many others. Danon has been a fellow at the Ragdale Foundation, the Corporation of Yaddo, the Ora Lerman Foundation, and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts.

Danon directed the Creative and Expository Writing Program for the McGhee Division of the School of Professional Studies of New York University, where she was also founding director of the SPS Summer Intensive Creative Writing Workshops. In 2017 she left NYU to expand her own teaching practice in New York City.

Danon grew up in upstate New York on the grounds of the Binghamton State Hospital, where her mother, a Hungarian refugee, worked as a psychiatrist. She received her B.A. at Bard College, her Ph.D. in literature at the University of Connecticut, and psychoanalytic training at the Object Relations Institute of New York. She and her husband, the painter Gary Buckendorf live in Beacon, New York.

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