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A Site by Beck & Stone


Upcoming Events

March 30, 2023

The New Criterion Poetry Party

The New Criterion

invites its Friends to a

Book Party

in celebration of

Some Problems with Autobiography

by Brian Brodeur

winner of   The New Criterion’s 2022 Poetry Prize

Thursday, March 30

6 p.m.

RSVP to 

[email protected] or 212.247.6980


Recent Events

February 22, 2010

OPEN EVENT: Bar Night at The Sly Fox

Join the folks at The New Criterion from 6-8 PM at The Sly Fox:


140 Second Avenue, New York

(between St. Marks Pl. & 9th Street)

Tel: 212-614-3283



January 07, 2010

FRIENDS EVENT: Panel Discussion & Reception

The New Criterion & The Goldring Arts Journalism Program S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University Invite you to:


Elucidations & Corrections:

Arts Criticism at “The New Criterion”

with Laura Jacobs, Roger Kimball,

Jay Nordlinger, James Panero & David Yezzi

6:00-8:00 PM


Space is limited--please contact Callie Siskel at siskel[at] for details.


December 17, 2009

Friends Event: New Criterion Holiday Party

Friends and contributors holiday celebration.  Hosted by the Editors of The New Criterion


6-8 PM


RSVP to siskel [at]


December 02, 2009

Friends Event: The Swallow Anthology Reading

Please join us for an evening of poetry, celebrating the publication of The Swallow Anthology of New American Poets edited by New Criterion Executive Editor David Yezzi, with readings by Ben Downing, Ernest Hilbert, Adam Kirsch, Rachel Wetzsteon, and David Yezzi.


6-8 PM


Please RSVP to siskel [at] for details.



November 24, 2009

OPEN EVENT: Laura Jacobs reading

The Literary Committee of The National Arts Club invites you to join renowned author and New Criterion dance critic Laura Jacobs for a reading from her novel "The Bird Catcher" (St. Martin's Press), a follow up to her wildly successful "Women About Town." A long-time resident of New York's "Block Beautiful," Jacobs will also discuss the birds of Gramercy Park and her official studies there for the Linnaean Society. Hosted by Managing Editor James Panero.


15 Gramercy Park South


November 24



November 09, 2009

YOUNG FRIENDS: Tour of an important contemporary art collection

Two important collectors of contemporary art will open their Tribeca loft to the Young Friends of The New Criterion for a special evening with a unique tour of their private collection. The tour will start promptly at 6pm, followed by a cocktail reception and further conversation.


November 9th



Please contact Callie Siskel at [email protected] if you would like to attend and for further details. We hope you can join us for this unique opportunity.


November 05, 2009

Open Event: Talk by James Panero

"The Lessons of William F. Buckley, Jr.": A talk by Managing Editor, James Panero.


8:00 PM

Miami University

501 East High Street

McGuffey 322

Oxford, Ohio


November 02, 2009

FRIENDS EVENT: An evening with John Derbyshire

Cocktail reception and talk by National Review and New Criterion columnist John Derbyshire on his new book We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism.


Hosted by Mitzi Perdue

6:00-8:00 PM


Space is limited, please contact Callie Siskel at [email protected] for details.


October 21, 2009

OPEN EVENT: A Swallow Anthology Reading

Have a glass of wine, listen to great poetry, and celebrate the publication of The Swallow Anthology of New American Poets edited by New Criterion Executive Editor David Yezzi.  With readings by Priscilla Becker, Joshua Mehigan, Mark Wunderlich, and David Yezzi.


7:00-8:30 PM

Unnamable Books

600 Vanerbilt Ave. (between Dean St. & St. Marks Ave.)

Brooklyn, NY


September 19, 2009

ART EXHIBITION: Sally Vagliano Pettus

Encounters in the Natural World; New Paintings by Sally Vagliano Pettus; Catalogue Essay by Roger Kimball


September 19-October 25, 2009

Opening Reception: September 19, 4-7 PM

Ober Gallery

14 Old Barn Road

Kent, CT