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Literary Organization Detail:
Long Island University English Department (LIU)

General Information:
Type: Literary Organization
Name: Long Island University English Department (LIU)
Address: University Center
700 Northern Boulevard
Brookville NY 11548-1326
County/Region: Nassau (Long Island)
Description: Contact: Louis Parascandola. For several years, the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University has hosted a series of readings and performances by noted poets and writers. The series, entitled "Voices of the Rainbow: Celebrating the Oral Tradition," presents authors from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Our artistic vision is to bring authors who are not only talented writers but also spirited performers. We have featured prominent poets and writers such as Ntozake Shange, Martin Espada, Miguel Algarin, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ishamel Reed, and Gloria Naylor as well as emerging talents including Edwidge Danticat, Tracie Morris, Junot Diaz, and Sapphire. All our readings are free and open to the public.
Phone Numbers: 516-299-2712

Fax 718-246-6302
Email/Website/Webmaster: louis.parascandola@liu.edu
Public Website
Business Hours: [no data]
Related People:
Curator: Parascondola, Louis

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