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Tue, 10/02/2018 - 1:24pm
The Willson Center welcomes Distinguished Lecturer Roberto Tejada, Professor of Creative Writing and Art History at the University of Houston. Co-hosted by the Lamar Dodd School of Art, College of Environment + Design, and Creative Writing Program, Tejada will present images and narratives that relate a transnational/translational poetics engaging the visual and language arts of 1960-1970s Pop as connected to media and urbanism in Mexico, Brazil…
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 1:12pm
The Creative Writing Program, The Georgia Review, and Stillpoint Literary Magazine are pleased to present Literary Arts at UGA: A Showcase. This event will take place during UGA’S Spotlight on the Arts.  The showcase will feature readings by The Georgia Review editors, UGA faculty, Creative Writing Program graduate students, and English Department undergraduate students affiliated with Stillpoint Literary Magazine. This free event is open to the…
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:31pm
The Creative Writing Program at the University of Georgia is pleased to present a reading by author Ira Sukrungruang on Tuesday, October 23rd.  This event, made possible with generous support from Helen S. Lanier distinguished Professor of English Jed Rasula, will take place at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) from 7-9 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Sukrungruang is the author of the memoirs Southside Buddhist and Talk Thai:…
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:27pm
The Ph.D. students in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Georgia are pleased to present a reading by poet Ronaldo Wilson on Tuesday, October 16th.  This event, made possible with generous support from The Georgia Review, will take place at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) from 7-9 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Wilson is the author of the cross-genre collection Farther Traveler (Counterpath Press, 2015); Poems…
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:24pm
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe presents scholar and author Chadwick Allen for her annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) Talk.  This year's AIR Talk will take place on the Autumnal Equinox, Thursday, September 20th, at 4:15 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at the Georgia Museum, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602.  The title of his talk is "Across and Through These Lands: Earthworks, Indigenous Identity,…
Mon, 02/19/2018 - 4:20pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a faculty reading on Wednesday, March 28th.  This free event will take place from 7-9 p.m. at Cine, 234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601. Faculty members taking part in this year’s event include (clockwise from top left) Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe, Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Aruni Kashyap, Professor of English Dr. Andrew Zawacki, and…
Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:52pm
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe will host writer Brian Clements for a poetry reading and discussion on Tuesday, March 20th, 6:30 p.m. at Cine.  Clements will discuss the book he co-edited, Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence.  This event is free and open to the public. Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence features work by poets including Ocean Vuong,…
Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:29pm
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present poet Cathy Park Hong for a reading on Thursday, April 19th, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is sponsored in part by Distinguished Research Professor of English and African American Studies Dr. Ed Pavlić and is free and open to the public. Cathy Park Hong's latest poetry collection, Engine Empire, was published in 2012 by W.W. Norton.  Her…
Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:20pm
Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor of English Jed Rasula is pleased to present poet Will Alexander for a reading on Thursday, January 18th, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is possible thanks to a Willson Center Short-Term Visiting Fellowship and support from the Creative Writing Program.  This event is free and open to the public. Will Alexander works in multiple genres. In addition to being a poet, he is…
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:14pm
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a Spotlight on the Arts reading featuring CWP alumna Kristen Iskandrian and current Ph.D. student Mike McClelland.  This free event will take place at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) on Tuesday, November 7th at 7 p.m. Kristen Iskandrian's novel, Motherest, received a glowing review from the New York Times.  Her work has been published most recently in McSweeney's…

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