Standard Talks

When: Friday, May 4
Where: The Standard, East Village, 25 Cooper Square, New York City
What time: 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Alex Gilvarry, Nadia Kalman, Suketu Mehta, Justin Torres, and others; instigated by Randy Cohen, hosted by Sunny Bates

Tickets: $20/$15 PEN members and students with valid ID. Call (866) 811-4111 or visit

Co-sponsored by The Standard, East Village

Have you ever participated in an Exquisite Corpse? And what do you know of ethics and etiquette? In Exquisite Corpse, a special writing game, a writing prompt is given and each player-participant becomes a collaborator in the writing assignment. At the 2012 Festival, acclaimed writers, including Nadia Kahlman and Justin Torres, will join forces with notable New Yorkers to launch the game. You, too, may participate in the game at the Standard East Village as part of the acclaimed monthly series Standard Talks.

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