For all Creative Writing events

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…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:32pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by poet Nikki Wallschlaeger on Tuesday, October 15, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Wallschlaeger's work recently has been featured in jubilat, Georgia Review, Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Witness, PoetryNow podcast through the Poetry Foundation and others. She is the author of the full-length collections Houses (…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:18pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by our incoming class of Ph.D. students on Wednesday, August 28th, 6:30 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  The reading will be followed by a catered reception and is free and open to the public. This year’s incoming class of accomplished writers include: Zack Anderson, Chelsea Cobb, Taylor Koekkoek, Christina Wood Martinez,  Laura Theobald, and Hannah Warren.  These…
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 4:10pm
Theatrical reading of UGA professor Leanne Howe's book Savage Conversations, hosted in coordination with the Department of Theatre & Film Studies, Department of English, and the Creative Writing Program at UGA. The reading will take place on April 15th and 16th, 7 p.m. Balcony Theatre Room 400, Fine Arts Building.  Free and open to the public. The Players: Mary Todd Lincoln: Marla Carlson Savage: Sean Polite Rope: Kya Missick Stage…
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 3:59pm
Theatrical reading of UGA professor Leanne Howe's book Savage Conversations, hosted in coordination with the Department of Theatre & Film Studies, Department of English, and the Creative Writing Program at UGA. The reading will take place on April 15th and 16th, 7 p.m. Balcony Theatre Room 400, Fine Arts Building.  Free and open to the public. The Players: Mary Todd Lincoln: Marla Carlson Savage: Sean Polite Rope: Kya Missick Stage…
Thu, 04/04/2019 - 4:43pm
Stillpoint Literary Magazine is pleased to announce the launch party for their 50th print issue!  The event will take place on Wednesday, May 1st from 6-8 p.m. at Cine (234 W. Hancock Ave.).  This event is free and open to the public. The 50th issue launch party will be a catered event and will feature readings by the issue contributors. Free copies of Stillpoint will be available. Stillpoint Literary Magazine is an on-campus, student-created…
Wed, 04/03/2019 - 5:53pm
The Creative Writing Program is proud to present a reading by four of our newest Ph.D.s: Claire Cronin, Shamala Gallagher, Gabrielle Hovendon, and Lindsay Tigue.  This event, organized by graduate students Amy Bonnaffons, Genevieve Guzmán, and Jacob Sunderlin, will take place on Friday, May 3rd at a private residence located at 158 N. Poplar St. in Athens.  Doors open at 7:30 for an 8 p.m. reading. Below reader bios: Claire Cronin is an…