For all Creative Writing events

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 2:13pm
Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor of English Jed Rasula is pleased to present a reading by poet Brenda Shaughnessy on Thursday, April 16th, 7 p.m. at Cine (234 W. Hancock St.).  This free event is open to the public. Shaughnessy is the author of five poetry collections, including The Octopus Museum (coming in March 2019 from Knopf); So Much Synth (2016, Copper Canyon Press); Our Andromeda (2012), which was a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts…
Fri, 12/06/2019 - 2:10pm
Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor of English Jed Rasula is pleased to present a reading by poet Jenny Xie on Friday, Feb. 14th, 7 p.m. at Cine (234 W. Hancock St.).  This free event is open to the public.  Xie is the author of Eye Level (Graywolf Press, 2018), a finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry and the PEN Open Book Award, and the recipient of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets and the Holmes National…
Mon, 11/25/2019 - 2:46pm
Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor of English Jed Rasula is pleased to present a reading by poet Brenda Hillman on Tuesday, April 7th, 7 p.m. at Cine (234 W. Hancock Ave.).  This free event is open to the public. Hillman was born in Tucson, Arizona and has been an active part of the Bay Area literary community since 1975. She has published chapbooks with Penumbra Press, a+bend press, EmPress, A Minus Press, and Albion Books and is the…
Mon, 11/25/2019 - 2:41pm
Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor of English Jed Rasula is pleased to present a reading by poet Julie Carr on Tuesday, Feb. 4th, 7 p.m. at Cine (234 W. Hancock St.).  This free event is open to the public. Carr is the author of seven books of poetry and two works of prose, with forthcoming works in both genres. She has also published work in several literary magazines.  Honors and awards include The Sawtooth Poetry Award, A National Poetry…
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 2:40pm
University of Georgia Press and Avid Bookshop present A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia featuring authors Holly Haworth, Sandra Meek, Janisse Ray, and William Wright. This event will take place on Friday, November 15, 2019, from 6:30-7:30pm at the Prince Avenue location and is free and open to the public. More info here.
Mon, 10/21/2019 - 3:05pm
The Creative Writing Program, The Georgia Review, and Stillpoint Literary Magazine are pleased to present Literary Arts at UGA: A 2019 Showcase. This event will take place during UGA’S Spotlight on the Arts.  The showcase will feature readings by The Georgia Review editors, University of Georgia faculty, Creative Writing Program graduate students, and English Department undergraduate students affiliated with Stillpoint Literary Magazine. This…
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 10:21am
The Creative Writing Program faculty will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 20th at 10 a.m. in Park Hall 319.
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:51pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by writer V. V. Ganeshananthan on Thursday, February 27, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Ganeshananthan, a fiction writer and journalist, is the author of Love Marriage (Random House, 2008). The novel, which is set in Sri Lanka and some of its diaspora communities, was longlisted for the Orange Prize and named one of…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:47pm
The Creative Writing Program, with the University of Georgia Press, is pleased to present a reading by the 2018 Georgia Poetry Prize Winner Chelsea Dingman.  Her collection Through A Small Ghost was chosen by poet Travis Denton.  This even will take place on Wednesday, January 29, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) and is free and open to the public. Dingman’s first book, Thaw (Georgia), was chosen by Allison Joseph to win the…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:41pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by poet Tim Seibles on Thursday, January 16th, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Seibles is the author of six collections of poetry, including his most recent, One Turn Around the Sun (Etruscan Press, 2017) and Fast Animal (2012), which won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize, received the PEN Oakland Josephine…