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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.
Fri, 10/23/2020 - 1:38pm
Professor Aruni Kashyap, with writer Inez Tan, will take part in Singapore Unbound's Second Saturdays Reading Series on Saturday, Nov. 14th, 7:30 p.m. on Zoom.  RSVP Jee at for Zoom link. His Father's Disease: Stories by Aruni Kashyap At a conference in Delhi, Assamese writer Sanjib reimagines the enduring fable of Tejimola, the girl who sprouted leaves. But the English language literati don’t understand why he doesn’t…
Fri, 10/16/2020 - 11:36am
University of Georgia Eidson Chair in American Literature LeAnne Howe and Padraig Kirwan, the authors of “Famine Pots,” will be discussing their book about Choctaw, the Irish, and their history of humanitarian aid as part of Milton Reads, the town-wide reading program. The bond and history between these two nations is captured in their book Famine Pots: The Choctaw-Irish Gift Exchange, 1847-Present, and on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m., Howe and…
Fri, 10/16/2020 - 11:27am
The University of Arizona Poetry Center, part of the College of Humanities, is launching a new, virtual Institute for Inquiry and Poetics. The inaugural convening, offered in partnership with the Hurand Connection Fund, will feature University of Georgia Eidson Chair in American Literature LeAnne Howe, U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, and  poet Jennifer Foerster, editors of W.W. Norton’s new literary anthology, When the Light of the World Was…
Thu, 09/17/2020 - 2:30pm
Avid Bookshop and The Bitter Southerner present writers Cinelle Barnes, Tiana Clark, and Aruni Kashyap in conversation with Bitter Southerner assistant editor Josina Guess for A Measure of Belonging: Twenty-One Writers of Color on the New American South. This is a virtual event taking place on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, from 7pm-8pm via Zoom. For more information and to purchase a ticket, see Avid's website.
Wed, 08/26/2020 - 11:29am
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe, with United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo and poet Jennifer Foerster, will participate in an author event When the Light of the World was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry, which they edited.  This event will take place on Zoom at 8 p.m. EST (7 p.m. CDT) and is sponsored by Magic City Books.  Register for this free event here. This…
Fri, 08/07/2020 - 2:36pm
Creative Writing Program faculty member Andrew Zawacki has paired twenty black and white, large format photographs with twenty short poems in his latest poetry volume, in an exhibit titled "Waterfall plot," a multimedia experience at the Lyndon House Arts Center. Visitors can experience an on-going poetry reading while viewing projected images of the accompanying photographs.  English Department Ph.D. student Paul Cunningham developed the…
Thu, 05/28/2020 - 12:26pm
SHOW WILL REPLAY Friday, May 29th at 4 a.m. Dr. Magdalena Zurawski will take part, along with 19 other poets, in episode 6 of TRANSMISSIONS, an online platform which commissions artists to share their work within a classic DIY TV show format.  More information with a link to watch is available here.   Some of the other poets include Cathy Park Hong, who visited UGA for a reading in 2018, Eileen Myles, and Fred Moten. About the program: “Our…

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