Readings, both Creative Writing and literature

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,…
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…
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, 09/28/2018 - 2:00pm
Heid Erdrich, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibway and award winning poet, along with poet Josina Guess, will read at UGA, Tuesday, March 5th from 7-9 p.m. at Ciné, 234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601.  Erdrich is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media from Michigan State University Press.  She’s also the editor of two anthologies of literature by Native writers…
Thu, 09/13/2018 - 4:33pm
The Creative Writing Program and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to present a reading by the Georgia Poetry Prize winner Rosa Lane.  This free event will take place at Cine (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) on Wednesday, February 20th from 7-9 p.m. Lane’s collection, Chouteau’s Chalk, was chosen by English Department and Creative Writing Program professor Dr. Magdalena Zurawski. According to Dr. Zurawaski, “The lush sounds of the…