For all Creative Writing events

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…
Mon, 02/04/2019 - 2:11pm
The Willson Center presents a reading and book launch for Professor Ed Pavlić's novel Another Kind of Madness on Wednesday, March 6th, 7 p.m. at Fire Hall No. 2 (489 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This reception and reading is also sponsored by the Creative Writing Program, and the department of English, and Avid Bookshop. Another Kind of Madness will be published by Milkweed Editions in March 2019. Widely published as a poet, Pavlić is the…
Mon, 02/04/2019 - 2:03pm
The Willson Center presents a reading by writer Jeff VanderMeer on Valentine's Day, Thursday, Feb. 14th, 7 p.m. at Seney-Stovall Chapel (200 N Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30601). This Global Georgia Initiative is made possible in partnership with the department of English, the Creative Writing Program, the Sustainability Certificate Program, and Avid Bookshop. VanderMeer’s best known fiction is the New York Times-bestselling Southern Reach trilogy…
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 1:41pm
The Creative Writing Program is proud to present a reading and book talk with professors LeAnne Howe and Magdalena Zurawski on Tuesday, April 9th, 7 p.m. at Cine (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  Both professors will read from their latest works and the reading will be followed by a panel discussion curated by professor Andrew Zawacki.  This event is free and open to the public. Professor Howe’s latest work is Savage Conversations,…
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:03pm
Dr. Andrew Zawacki and Verse Magazine, with help from the University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, are pleased to host writer M. NourbeSe Philip for a performance on Thursday, March 21st at 7 p.m.  This event, titled Zong! — Talking Code, Stalking Silence, will take place in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at the Georgia Museum of Art (90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602) and is free and open to the public. Philip is an unembedded poet,…
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 3:49pm
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe presents lawyer, scholar, and author Sarah Deer (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) for her annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) Talk.  This year's AIR Talk will take place on the Autumnal Equinox, Thursday, September 19th, at 4:15 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at the Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602.  This event is free and open to the public. Deer has…
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 1:02pm
Three new plays written by English Department graduate students and performed by UGA actors from the theater department were staged at Hendershots Coffee, 237 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601 on Friday, November 30, 4-7 p.m.  The new plays were written by Genevieve Arlie, Johanna Bailie, and Aviva Kasowski. Actors reading from the new scripts were graduate students David Cowan, Jake Hunsbusher, Brooke McCarthy and T Lynn Mikeska. More about the…
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:58pm
Four new plays written by English Department graduate students and performed by UGA actors from the theater department were staged at Hendershots Coffee, 237 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601 on Friday, November 16th from 4-7 p.m.  The new plays were written by Nathan Dixon, Kara Krewer, Emma Catherine Perry, and Samantha Regal. Actors reading from the new scripts were graduate students David Cowan, Jake Hunsbusher, and Brooke McCarthy.  The free…
Mon, 10/22/2018 - 2:27pm
The University of Georgia’s Undergraduate English Association is pleased to host author Rebecca Ross in Park Hall for a discussion of her journey to publication and tips to aspiring authors on Tuesday, November 6th. The event is made possible with support from Christine Lasek-White, Assistant Director of the University’s Creative Writing Program. The conversation will take place in Park’s room 265 (200 Baldwin St, Athens, GA, 30602) from 5-6 p.m…