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DQ Reading and Reunion in NYC Monday 2/29!



Disquieters! DON’T FORGET MONDAY! Please join us as we celebrate all things Disquieting (like Leap Day!) at our first official DISQUIET Reading and Reunion in NYC.

Featuring Alexander Chee (fiction faculty ’15), Jarita Davis (alum ’12), and Katherine Vaz (Luso faculty ’13–’16)

And Jarita’s book is now available in time for the event!!

Reading to be followed by an after party and book signing with pizza and wine at a private apartment a short walk down Bleecker Street. Directions will be provided at the reading.

Links to the venue’s listing, and to the Facebook event for more information!

See you there!

Lisbon Like a Local



This traveler returned home an ambassador for the city: “The castle on the hill started to feel less and less important as I roamed the city’s colorful neighborhoods and joined the rhythm of everyday life.”

Where to Go in Lisbon



“Locals and in-the-know travelers head to Intendente, a historic district in Portugal’s capital city that has undergone a dramatic makeover.”

Alexander Chee’s Queen of the Night out today!



Alexander Chee, Disquiet Faculty ’15, is celebrating the release of his new novel, Queen of the Night, tonight, 2/2/16, at McNally Jackson Books (52 Prince St, New York, New York 10012), 7PM! Find the event here, and find the book here! Congratulations, Alex!!

Newly discovered: 2,000 texts by Pessoa



From David da Silva Cornell: “What a discovery — 2,000 texts by Pessoa, unedited and heretofore unread, were found in a box in the garage of a house in South Africa where he lived as a child and are now at Brown.” More here!