Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin: Selected Letters

Thomas Keith and Peggy L. Fox

These newly published letters chronicle the forty year friendship between the playwright Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin, founder of New Directions. Join Peggy L. Fox, former president and publisher of New Directions, and Thomas Keith, Consulting Editor for New Directions, for a conversation about the letters compiled for their new publication The Luck of Friendship: The Letters of Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin and what they reveal about one of literature’s most enduring friendships.

The exhibition Tennessee Williams: No Refuge but Writing will open at 5:30 pm for program attendees.

Wednesday, April 11, 6:30 pm
Tickets: 
$15; 10 for members; free for students with a valid ID.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail [email protected] for information.