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.
Readings, both Creative Writing and literature
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.
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.
Come support Dr Danielle Bray's ENGL 1060H students as they perform their work from their writing course!
An 18+ Event
Drinks and Food Will be Available via Bar and Kitchen
The Creative Writing Program will host an "Open Mic" in front of the main library from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Everyone and anyone is invited to share a poem during this event. Just walk on up to the mic and say your words. Let's flood the spring with poetry! The mic will be staffed by Creative Writing students.
What's the Big Deal with Orwell? A Public Reading of 1984
George Orwell's 1984 (pub. 1949) has been at the top of the best seller lists since late January. Why is that? Come hear for yourself as members of the UGA community read aloud the entirety of this dystopian classic: 11-4 on 21-22 February, in front of Park Hall. Whether you read it in high school, read it last week, or have never read it, Orwell's 1984 is worth hearing again.
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.
Please join the Colloquium in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Literature for a reading and reception to celebrate Tricia Lootens's new book The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres.