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(E) New York Apr 16 - Josip Novakovich at Public Library
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  04/1/2002 | Culture And Arts | Unrated
(E) New York Apr 16 - Josip Novakovich at Public Library
Come and support Croatian talent ! 
                        The New York Public Library 
                     Center for Scholars and Writers 
                 Margaret Liebman Berger Forum, Room 227 
                  Humanities and Social Sciences Library 
                      Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street 
                        New York, New York 10018 
                          presents a reading by 
                            Josip Novakovich 
                      Stories after the Balkan Wars 
                       Tuesday, April 16 at 6 p.m. 
Croatian-born Josip Novakovich moved to the United States at the age of 
twenty. He has published two story collections (Yolk and Salvation and 
Other Disasters), a collection of narrative essays (Apricots from 
Chernobyl), and was anthologized in Best American Poetry, Pushcart Prize, 
and O. Henry Awards. His textbook, Fiction Writer's Workshop, was a Book 
of the Month Club selection. His new collection of essays, Countries 
Without Bridges, will be published this fall. He received the Whiting 
Writer's Award (1997), Guggenheim Fellowship (1999), two National Endowment 
for the Arts Fellowships (1991 and 2002), the Ingram Merrill Award, an 
American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. His work has 
appeared in many journals, including Paris Review, Threepenny, The New York 
Times Magazine, European Magazine, and he contributes regularly to the 
Zagreb Daily, Jutarnji list. Mr. Novakovich teaches in the Master of Fine Aarts 
program at Penn State University. He is currently a Fellow of The New York Public 
Library's Center for Scholars and Writers. 
The Margaret Liebman Berger Forum is located on the second floor of the 
Humanities and Social Sciences Library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street. 
This is a free public program. Seating is limited. To register, please 
call 212-930-0084 or send an email to 
The Center for Scholars and Writers sponsors a competitive fellowship 
program open to scholars, non-academic research professionals, scientists 
engaged in the humanities, and creative writers of demonstrated achievement 
whose proposed work will benefit directly from access to the Library's 
Made possible by a generous endowment by Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman in 
honor of Brooke Russell Astor, with major support provided by The Andrew W. 
Mellon Foundation, The Estate of Charles J. Liebman, Sue Ann and John 
Weinberg, The Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, William W. Karatz, and 
additional gifts from Mel and Lois Tukman and Sandra Payson. 
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