Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Robert Hupp has announced an expansion of the senior artistic staff. As of Sept. 1, veteran New York based director Melissa Crespo will become the theater’s associate artistic director. Kyle Bass, who currently holds that position,…
‘Let Me Explain You’ Author Liontas Speaking Wednesday for Carver Series
Annie Liontas is the next speaker in the Raymond Carver Reading Series on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Gifford Auditorium. She will participate in a Q&A at 3:45 p.m. and then read from her work at 5:30 p.m.
Her debut novel, “Let Me Explain You” (Scribner, 2015), was featured in The New York Times Book Review as an Editor’s Choice and was selected by the American Booksellers Association as a 2015 Indies Introduce Debut and Indies Next title.
She is co-editor of the anthology “A Manner of Being: Writers on their Mentors” and recipient of a grant from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, BOMB, Guernica, Ninth Letter and Lit.
Since 2003, Liontas has been dedicated to urban education, working with teachers and youth in Newark, N.J., and Philadelphia.