Paul Simon will be one of the featured guests at the 2013 edition of The New Yorker Festival, a series of events sponsored by The New Yorker magazine that will be held October 4-6 at a variety of locations in New York City. The acclaimed singer/songwriter will take part in a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon , who also is The New Yorker 's poetry editor.
The 90-minute Q&A event is scheduled for Sunday, October 6, at 5 p.m. ET at the SIR Stage37 venue. Simon is expected to discuss various aspects of his writing with Muldoon.
The New Yorker Festival offers a bevy of discussion and interview sessions with various musicians, actors, writers, filmmakers and other artists. In addition to Simon, this year's lineup includes country star Brad Paisley , alternative-rock luminary Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth and actors Christopher Guest , Ethan Hawke , Michelle Williams , Christophe Waltz and Michael Shannon .
Tickets for the fest will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 13, at noon ET. Visit Festival.NewYorker.com for more details.
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