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Readings, both Creative Writing and literature

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 3:05pm
The Creative Writing Program, The Georgia Review, and Stillpoint Literary Magazine are pleased to present Literary Arts at UGA: A 2019 Showcase. This event will take place during UGA’S Spotlight on the Arts.  The showcase will feature readings by The Georgia Review editors, University of Georgia faculty, Creative Writing Program graduate students, and English Department undergraduate students affiliated with Stillpoint Literary Magazine. This…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:51pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by writer V. V. Ganeshananthan on Thursday, February 27, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Ganeshananthan, a fiction writer and journalist, is the author of Love Marriage (Random House, 2008). The novel, which is set in Sri Lanka and some of its diaspora communities, was longlisted for the Orange Prize and named one of…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:47pm
The Creative Writing Program, with the University of Georgia Press, is pleased to present a reading by the 2018 Georgia Poetry Prize Winner Chelsea Dingman.  Her collection Through A Small Ghost was chosen by poet Travis Denton.  This even will take place on Wednesday, January 29, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) and is free and open to the public. Dingman’s first book, Thaw (Georgia), was chosen by Allison Joseph to win the…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:41pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by poet Tim Seibles on Thursday, January 16th, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Seibles is the author of six collections of poetry, including his most recent, One Turn Around the Sun (Etruscan Press, 2017) and Fast Animal (2012), which won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize, received the PEN Oakland Josephine…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:32pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by poet Nikki Wallschlaeger on Tuesday, October 15, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Wallschlaeger's work recently has been featured in jubilat, Georgia Review, Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Witness, PoetryNow podcast through the Poetry Foundation and others. She is the author of the full-length collections Houses (…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:18pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by our incoming class of Ph.D. students on Wednesday, August 28th, 6:30 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  The reading will be followed by a catered reception and is free and open to the public. This year’s incoming class of accomplished writers include: Zack Anderson, Chelsea Cobb, Holly Hawoth, Taylor Koekkoek, Christina Wood Martinez,  Laura Theobald, and Hannah…
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 4:10pm
Theatrical reading of UGA professor Leanne Howe's book Savage Conversations, hosted in coordination with the Department of Theatre & Film Studies, Department of English, and the Creative Writing Program at UGA. The reading will take place on April 15th and 16th, 7 p.m. Balcony Theatre Room 400, Fine Arts Building.  Free and open to the public. The Players: Mary Todd Lincoln: Marla Carlson Savage: Sean Polite Rope: Kya Missick Stage…
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 3:59pm
Theatrical reading of UGA professor Leanne Howe's book Savage Conversations, hosted in coordination with the Department of Theatre & Film Studies, Department of English, and the Creative Writing Program at UGA. The reading will take place on April 15th and 16th, 7 p.m. Balcony Theatre Room 400, Fine Arts Building.  Free and open to the public. The Players: Mary Todd Lincoln: Marla Carlson Savage: Sean Polite Rope: Kya Missick Stage…
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…

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