For all Creative Writing events

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…
Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:39pm
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to present a reading by poet Christopher P. Collins.  Collins is the recipient of the 2017 Georgia Poetry Prize chosen by David Bottoms.  The event will take place on Tuesday, February 20th, 7 p.m. at The Globe Upstairs (199 N Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Christopher P. Collins is a former military…
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…
Mon, 10/09/2017 - 3:13pm
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present writer John Keene for a reading at UGA on Tuesday, January 30th at 7 p.m.  This event will take place at 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. John Keene is the author of the novel Annotations (New Directions, 1995); the poetry collection Seismosis (1913 Press, 2006), a…
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 2:32pm
Interdisciplinary artist Clark Lunberry will talk about creating site-specific poetry installations and introduce a new work for the UGA campus. Lunberry is a Professor of English at the University of North Florida and the author of Sites of Performance: Of Time and Memory (Anthem Press 2014) and Writing on Water | Writing on Air (University of North Florida 2016). His large-scale poems placed on water and windows include recent installations in…
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…
Thu, 09/07/2017 - 2:18pm
The Creative Writing Program is thrilled to present poets Morgan Parker and Tommy Pico for a reading at UGA on Thursday, November 30th at 7 p.m.  This event, a partnership with The Georgia Review, will take place at the 40 Watt Club, 285 W Washington St, Athens, GA 30601, and is free and open to the public. Morgan Parker is the author of There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé (Tin House Books 2017) and Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At…
Wed, 08/16/2017 - 12:35pm
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe presents American Indian Scholar and author Daniel Heath Justice for her annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) Talk.  This year's AIR Talk will take place on the the Autumnal Equinox, Thursday, September 21st, at 4:15 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at the Georgia Museum, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602.  Please join us. This event is free and open to the public. Daniel…