March 31, 2016


NYU Washington, DC hosted a conversation with internationally award-winning authors Zadie Smith and Jeffrey Eugenides made possible through collaboration with the NYU Creative Writing Program.  The discussion was moderated by internationally recognized multi-platform journalist Keli Goff (GAL '01).

The NYU Washington, DC Salon Series: Conversations with Writers & Artists presents an opportunity for the NYU and Washington, DC community to meet and engage in dialogue with acclaimed writers and artists as they reflect on their craft. This program provides facilitated conversations that aim to illuminate the guests’ creative processes, discuss their current works, and explain the impact of their work on the world around us.

Meet the Authors  

Zadie Smith

Jeffrey Eugenides

Meet the Moderator  

Keli Goff

Keli Goff (GAL '01) is an internationally recognized multi-platform journalist and fiction writer best known for documenting the intersections of politics, pop culture, race and gender in America. As a journalist her work has appeared in some of the world’s leading publications, including the magazines Time, Cosmopolitan and Essence, and the web editions of The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Elle Magazine and New York Magazine, to name a few. Currently a Columnist for The Daily Beast, Keli previously served as a Contributor to The Washington Post blog “She the People,” The Huffington Post and the online magazine The Root.