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Creative Writing

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Tue, 04/20/2021 - 9:38am
On Tuesday, April 27, student poets will read their works in honor of National Poetry Month.  The event will take place at 4 p.m. on the Main Library steps.  Attendees are encouraged to social distance and wear masks while they sit on the North Campus quad. This event is sponsored by Stillpoint Literary Magazine, the UGA Libraries, and the Georgia Review.  Free copies of Stillpoint Issue 51 (published April 2020) will be available. More info…
Wed, 03/10/2021 - 1:09pm
You're invited to a brand-new Professional Development Speaker Series, hosted by the Creative Writing Grad Student Committee!! For the Zoom link to this free event, please contact Christine Wood Martinez: christina.woodmartinez@uga.edu For the past few months, the CWP Grad Student Committee has been brainstorming ways of creating more professional development resources and opportunities for English grad students. As a result, we've set up a…
Wed, 02/17/2021 - 2:15pm
The Folger Shakespeare Library, in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland, will host Irish poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa to share her work and to be in conversation with Edison Chair in American Literature and Indigenous poet LeAnne Howe.  For more information and to purchase tickets, see here. Doireann Ní Ghríofa is a bilingual Irish writer whose writing explores birth, death, desire, and domesticity. She has published six books of poetry, most…
Fri, 02/05/2021 - 2:52pm
The Creative Writing Program is thrilled to present a reading by two current Ph.D. students and two alumni of the program.  Current students Nneoma Ike-Njoku and Sayantika Mandal joined the Ph.D. program in fall 2020 and alumni Claire Cronin and Jake Syersak graduated in 2019.  This event will take place over Zoom on March 25th at 7 p.m.  Click here to access the event. More about the readers: Nneoma Ike-Njoku is a doctoral student in English…
Tue, 01/26/2021 - 4:07pm
Poets Joy Harjo and Eidson Chair in American Literature LeAnne Howe will have a discussion and read from their work in this event presented by the Institute of Native American Studies and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, in partnership with the department of English and the Creative Writing Program. The event is part of UGA's Signature Lectures series, as well as the Willson Center's 2021 Global Georgia Initiative public event series…
Wed, 12/02/2020 - 12:03pm
Eidson Chair of American Literature LeAnne Howe will participate in a talk about her coedited book Famine Pots: The Choctaw–Irish Gift Exchange, 1847–Present.  The event will take place on Zoom on Thursday, Dec. 3rd at 1 p.m. This event is being hosted by the Consulate General of Ireland in Austin and the American Conference for Irish Studies. The talk will be moderated by Naomi O’Leary from The Irish Times and will will explore the legacy of…
Wed, 11/18/2020 - 9:44am
Eidson Chair of American Literature LeAnne Howe will take part in Songs at the Confluence: Indigenous Poets on Place, a digital event sponsored by The Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation.  This event will take place online on Friday, Dec. 4th at 7 p.m.  More information here. For the program's website: The evening's program will include short films by emerging and celebrated Indigenous poets, in which they will read their own work and recite…
Wed, 11/18/2020 - 9:33am
Eidson Chair of American Literature LeAnne Howe will take part in an event celebrating the Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry she coedited.  The event will take place over Zoom and is being hosted by the Michigan State University Department of English Creative Writing Program on Thursday, November 19, at 7:30 p.m. Click here to register and for more information.
Tue, 11/03/2020 - 8:53am
Dr. Andrew Zawacki will discuss his poems and photographs with Lyndon House Curator Beth Sales at an in-person event on Thursday, Nov. 19th.  Other participating artists include Derek Faust, who will discuss his sculptures in BOUNDLESS created from road debris, and Kendall Rogers, who has pandemic inspired paintings populated with women and words. You will need to reserve a free ticket for the talk. 20 tickets available, face coverings required…
Thu, 10/29/2020 - 12:17pm
Creative Writing Program professor Dr. Andrew Zawacki will take part in the Studio One Reading Series on Friday, Nov. 6th at 8:30 p.m. EST.  Dr. Zawacki will read with writers Brenda Hillman and Cynthia Parker-Ohene. Click here to RSVP for the reading.

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