Close Readings in a Virtual Space

With Lucy Ives

Thursday, June 25, 4pm

Lucy Ives leads a close reading of selections from Madeline Gin’s “Transformatory Power” in partnership with The Flowchart Foundation.

Lucy Ives was born in New York City and earned a BA from Harvard University, an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and a PhD in comparative literature from New York University. Her first collection, the book-length poem Anamnesis (2009), won the Slope Editions Book Prize. Ives is also the author of the full-length novels, Impossible Views of the World (2017) and Loudermilk: Or, the Real Poet; Or, the Origin of the World (2019); the “brief novel” nineties (2013); a poetry and essay collection, Orange Roses (2013); along with several other poetry and short prose collections, including The Hermit (2016). Ives is the editor of The Saddest Thing Is That I Have Had to Use Words: A Madeline Gins Reader (Siglio Press, 2020). She has been awarded an Iowa Arts fellowship, a MacCracken fellowship, and a Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. A former editor of Triple Canopy, Ives has written for Art in America, Artforum, The Believer, frieze, Granta, and Vogue, among other publications. She lives in Vermont.

This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.