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.
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:
Lisa Robertson at the University of Georgia on Tuesday, March 15th at 7 p.m. This event took place at Ciné.
Joy Harjo, a citizen of the Mvskoke Nation, visited the University of Georgia as the featured speaker for the American Indian Returnings (AIR) series in the department of English. She read on September 22, 2016 at 4:15 p.m. in Room 0214 of the Zell B. Miller Learning Center.
The 2016 incoming class of creative writing Ph.D. students read on Thursday, August 18th. Readers included Paul Cunningham, Nathan Gehoski, Ann Gillespie, and Ben Rutherfurd. Professors LeAnne Howe and Maggie Zurawski served as emcees for the evening.
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to host writer Catherine Taylor for a reading on Thursday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the Zell B. Miller Learning Center, room 214. This event is free and open to the public.
Please join the University of Georgia community as we honor the life of Judith Ortiz Cofer, extraordinary writer, poet, teacher, colleague, and friend.
A reception will follow at Demosthenian Hall.
For more information, contact Lisa Bayer, University of Georgia Press, 217-369-3166 or lbayer (at) uga.edu.