For all Creative Writing events

English Major Job Bootcamp: Application Materials

During this second English Major Job Bootcamp session, we will cover best practices when putting together cover letters and résumés.  We will also talk a bit about how social media plays into your job search.  While this event is geared toward English majors, the skills discussed would be beneficial for everyone entering the job and/or internship market, and all are welcome!  This event is sponsored by the UGA Creative Writing Program.

English Major Job Bootcamp: Job Ads

During this first English Major Job Bootcamp session, we will cover potential careers for English majors and tools for finding jobs, reading job ads, and researching companies.  While this event is geared toward English majors, the skills discussed would be beneficial for everyone entering the job and/or internship market, and all are welcome!  This event is sponsored by the UGA Creative Writing Program.

Reading by poets Christopher Salerno, Georgia Poetry Prize winner, and Daniel Schoonebeek

The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, with the University of Georgia Press, is pleased to present a reading by Christopher Salerno, winner of the 2016  Georgia Poetry Prize.  Salerno’s collection, Sun & Urn, features poetry that pushes beyond the tragedies of loss to the wilder realms of renewal and meaning.

Kiese Laymon Reading

The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present writer Kiese Laymon for a reading at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601). This event is made possible with generous support from the UGA Parents & Families Leadership Council.  Laymon is the author of the novel, Long Division, and a collection of essays, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America.

Poet Dean Rader

LeAnne Howe, Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature at the University of Georgia, in conjunction with the Creative Writing Program, is thrilled to present a reading by writer and poet Dean Rader. Rader has published widely in the fields of poetry, American Indian studies, and popular culture, and his newest collection of poems, Self-Portrait as Wikipedia Entry, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press.