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Readings

Readings, both Creative Writing and literature

Tue, 11/16/2021 - 9:04am
Stillpoint Literary Magazine, University of Georgia's undergraduate-run literary magazine, will host a reading celebrating the launch of Stillpoint Issue 52 (which was printed during the Spring 2021 semester). The event will take place in front of the Main Library on Tuesday, December 7th (the last day of Fall classes) from 2-3pm. Free copies of Issue 51 and Issue 52 will be available. There will also be packaged snacks and drinks provided to…
Thu, 10/14/2021 - 1:21pm
Lone Glen is hosting a reading with Dr. Andrew Zawacki, along with poets Mary-Kim Arnold and Douglas Piccinnini, on Zoom.  More info here. About the writers: Andrew Zawacki is the author of the poetry books Unsun : f/11 (Coach House), Videotape (Counterpath), Petals of Zero Petals of One (Talisman House), Anabranch (Wesleyan), and By Reason of Breakings (Georgia). His work has appeared in Poems for Political Disaster, Legitimate Dangers:…
Wed, 10/13/2021 - 3:50pm
Creative Writing Program Ph.D. student Laura Theobald will celebrate the release of her latest collection of poetry, SALAD DAYS, at Buvez, October 22nd at 7 p.m.  SALAD DAYS is now available for preorder from Maudlin House. Reading along with Laura will be poet Daniel Bailey, whose book A BETTER WORD FOR THE WORLD was published by Apocalypse Party earlier this year. The reading will be followed by a performance by local band Outersea. Books will…
Tue, 07/13/2021 - 1:31pm
Writer Phillip Carroll Morgan (Choctaw/Chickasaw) will be the featured speaker for the 7th annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) lecture, which will be held a year from now in September 2022. The 2021 AIR lecture has been canceled. Each year on the Autumnal Equinox, the AIR series celebrates the return of Natives to the southeast through the work of artists, writers, and scholars. Southeastern American Indian communities were removed from…
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 9:43am
On Wednesday, April 28, student poets will read their works in honor of National Poetry Month.  The event will take place at 4 p.m. on the Head Terrace behind the Miller Learning Center.  Attendees are encouraged to social distance and wear masks while attending outdoor events. 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…
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, 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, 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…

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