Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin: Selected Letters

These newly published letters chronicle the forty year friendship between the playwritght Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin, founder of New Directions. Join us for a conversation about the letters compiled for a 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, with Peggy L. Fox, former president and publisher of New Directions, and Thomas Keith, Consulting Editor for New Directions, moderated by award winning playwright John Guare, author of Six Degrees of Separation and The House of Blue Leaves among other works.

Held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.