News, Events, & Selected Work

NEWS & EVENTS

Lia’s new collection of essays, All the Fierce Tethers (Sarabande Books) will be published in early 2019.  Recent and upcoming readings include:

    • April 11, 2018 — Wake Forest University, Wake Forest, NC
    • October 25 & 26, 2017 — Westminster College and Brigham Young University, Salt Lake/Provo UT.
    • June 14-18, 2017 — Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
    • April 7-9, 2017 — Ohio St. University Visiting Distinguished Writer, Columbus, OH
    • MORE EVENTS TO COME!

SELECTED RECENT WORK

  • “Church Of” — Tin House, 2018 (poem)
  • “Walk with Snowy Things” — Agni #85, Fall 2017 (essay)
  • “All the Fierce Tethers” — New England Review, #37 Winter, 2016 March (essay)
  • “Scream, or Never minding” — Georgia Review LXIX #3 Fall/Winter 2015 (essay) & Pushcart Anthology XLI 2017
  • New Yorker podcast: Lia Purpura reads her own work and Carl Phillips’. June 21, 2017
  • “My Eagles” — Orion Vol. 34 #2 2015 (essay)
  • “Metaphor Journal” — Harvard Review, Spring 2014
  • “Beginning” — New Yorker, April 29, 2013 (poem)
  • “Brief Treatise Against Irony” — Agni, #77, Spring 2013 (essay)
  • “Prayer” — New Yorker, November 19, 2012 (poem)
  • “Allegories” — New Yorker, October 1, 2012 (poem)