For all Creative Writing events

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:58pm
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by incoming graduate students Kara Krewer and Sam Regal.   These accomplished poets will read pieces at this catered event.  Free and open to the public.
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:35pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by author Chika Unigwe on Tuesday, February 5th.  This event 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. Unigwe is a Nigerian writer who now lives in the United States. She is the author of four novels, as well as numerous short stories and essays.   Her books include The Phoenix, On Black Sisters’ Street, Night Dancer…
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,…
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:21pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present author Selah Saterstrom for a reading on Tuesday, September 11th.  This event 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. Saterstrom is the author of the novels The Meat and Spirit Plan, The Pink Institution, and most recently Slab, which was also produced as an award winning play, performed by Square Product Theatre. Her book…
Wed, 04/11/2018 - 1:19pm
The Creative Writing Program will host an "Open Mic" in front of the main library from 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Everyone and anyone is invited to share a poem during this event. Just walk on up to the mic and say your words. Let's flood the spring with poetry! The mic will be staffed by Creative Writing students.
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,…
Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:21pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to announce an Ideas for Creative Exploration Conversation with visiting writer and artist Will Alexander.  This free event will take place at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17th in the Lamar Dodd Building Room S160,  270 River Rd, Athens, GA 30602.  This event is possible thanks to a Willson Center Short-Term Visiting Fellowship and support from the Creative Writing Program and Ideas for Creative…