The Fourth Annual Robert Giard Fellowship Benefit with Michael Cunningham

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM At the home of Ethel Klein and Edward Krugman, 247 West 12th Street, NYC The Robert Giard Foundation cordially invites you to its 4th Annual Fellowship Benefit with special guest of honor, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Cunningham (The Hours). Proceeds from this event will support the annual Robert Giard Fellowship for emerging photographers and filmmakers working on themes of gender, sexuality, and the LGBT experience.   $150 per ticket; Benefit Sponsor tickets: $250, $500 (pair). All tickets are tax...

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Michael Cunningham: April and May Portrait of the Month

Michael Cunningham, New York, NY, 1991 American writer Michael Cunningham was born in 1952 in Cincinnati, OH, and raised in Pasadena, CA. He studied English literature at Stanford University, graduating in 1975, and at the University of Iowa, where he received a Michener Fellowship and earned an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 1980. In the 1970s and 1980s, Cunningham published several short stories in the Atlantic Monthly, the Paris Review, and the New Yorker. His early novel, Golden States, was published...

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Images from Monday’s screening of “The New Black” at CUNY CLAGS

This past Monday night's free screening of "The New Black" by Yoruba Richen, the 2011-2012 Robert Giard Foundation Fellow, drew a large and enthusiastic crowd to the CUNY Graduate Center. Professor andré carrington of Drexell University, a board member of CUNY’s Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS), and Giard board president Carl Sylvestre were on hand to introduce the film and the director. Following the screening, Ms. Richen took questions from...

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