For all Creative Writing events

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…
Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:31pm
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by incoming graduate students Genevieve Arlie, Mike McClelland, Aviva Kasowski, Nathan Dixon, and Emma Perry.  This accomplished group of writers will read poetry and prose pieces at this free event.
Tue, 06/06/2017 - 4:35pm
Poets Stacy Szymaszek and Simone White read on October 7th, 2016, as part of the Fall Lit Ball.  This event was sponsored by the University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, The Georgia Review, and the University of Georgia Press.  
Mon, 06/05/2017 - 4:36pm
Masande Ntshanga and Gabrielle Hovendon read on Oct. 4th, 2016 at Ciné.  This event was sponsored by the University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, the University of Georgia Institute of African American Studies, and Avid Bookshop.    
Wed, 05/31/2017 - 3:37pm
LeAnne Howe, Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature at the University of Georgia, with the Creative Writing Program, is pleased to host poet and editor Pamela Uschuk for a reading and talk. Uschuk is the founding editor and current editor-in-chief of Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts, a literary magazine started over eleven years ago.  Cutthroat publishes poetry, stories, and nonfiction, with a commitment to quality and diversity…
Wed, 05/17/2017 - 1:52pm
Book-a-palooza, an event featuring readings from recently published doctoral students, took place on Sunday, April 10th.  Featured authors and publications included: “I Eat Cannibals” by Gina Abelkop “Motherlover” by Ginger Ko “Disposable Epics” by Thibault Raoult “Pike and Bloom” by Matthew Nye “Soldier On” by Gale Marie Thompson “System of Ghosts” by Lindsay Tigue “To Denounce the Evils of Truth” by Colette Arrand “I Learned the Language of…
Wed, 05/17/2017 - 1:28pm
Lisa Robertson at the University of Georgia on Tuesday, March 15th at 7 p.m.  This event took place at Ciné. Robertson’s most recent publication is Cinema of the Present, a non-linear, self-referential book-length poem published in 2014 by Coach House Press. Robertson is known for book-length projects, exploring forms as widely varied as the pastoral, the epic, and a weather forecast.  Her other books include Debbie: An Epic, The Weather, The…
Tue, 05/16/2017 - 4:08pm
Joy Harjo, a citizen of the Mvskoke Nation, visited the University of Georgia as the featured speaker for the American Indian Returnings (AIR) series in the department of English. She read on September 22, 2016 at 4:15 p.m. in Room 0214 of the Zell B. Miller Learning Center.