The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present writer John Keene for a reading at UGA on Tuesday, January 30th at 7 p.m. This event will take place at the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at the Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602, and is free and open to the public.
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Interdisciplinary artist Clark Lunberry will talk about creating site-specific poetry installations and introduce a new work for the UGA campus. Lunberry is a Professor of English at the University of North Florida and the author of Sites of Performance: Of Time and Memory (Anthem Press 2014) and Writing on Water | Writing on Air (University of North Florida 2016). His large-scale poems placed on water and windows include recent installations in Oxford, England; Paris, France; Toronto, Canada; Tokyo and Hiroshima, Japan; and Stanford University.
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a Spotlight on the Arts reading featuring CWP alumna Kristen Iskandrian and current Ph.D. student Mike McClelland. This free event will take place at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) on Tuesday, November 7th at 7 p.m.
The Creative Writing Program is thrilled to present poets Morgan Parker and Tommy Pico for a reading at UGA on Thursday, November 30th at 7 p.m. This event, a partnership with The Georgia Review, will take place at the 40 Watt Club, 285 W Washington St, Athens, GA 30601, and is free and open to the public.
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe presents American Indian Scholar and author Daniel Heath Justice for her annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) Talk. This year's AIR Talk will take place on the the Autumnal Equinox, Thursday, September 21st, at 4:15 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at the Georgia Museum, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602. Please join us. This event is free and open to the public.
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by incoming graduate students Genevieve Arlie, Mike McClelland, Aviva Kasowski, Nathan Dixon, and Emma Perry. This accomplished group of writers will read poetry and prose pieces at this free event.
Poets Stacy Szymaszek and Simone White read on October 7th, 2016, as part of the Fall Lit Ball. This event was sponsored by the University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, The Georgia Review, and the University of Georgia Press.
Masande Ntshanga and Gabrielle Hovendon read on Oct. 4th, 2016 at Ciné. This event was sponsored by the University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, the University of Georgia Institute of African American Studies, and Avid Bookshop.
LeAnne Howe, Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature at the University of Georgia, with the Creative Writing Program, is pleased to host poet and editor Pamela Uschuk for a reading and talk. Uschuk is the founding editor and current editor-in-chief of Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts, a literary magazine started over eleven years ago. Cutthroat publishes poetry, stories, and nonfiction, with a commitment to quality and diversity. Writers Cutthroat has published in the past include Rita Dove, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Michael Martone.
Book-a-palooza, an event featuring readings from recently published doctoral students, took place on Sunday, April 10th. Featured authors and publications included: