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. Writers Cutthroat has published in the past include Rita Dove, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Michael Martone.
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Book-a-palooza, an event featuring readings from recently published doctoral students, took place on Sunday, April 10th. Featured authors and publications included:
Lisa Robertson at the University of Georgia on Tuesday, March 15th at 7 p.m. This event took place at Ciné.
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.
The 2016 incoming class of creative writing Ph.D. students read on Thursday, August 18th. Readers included Paul Cunningham, Nathan Gehoski, Ann Gillespie, and Ben Rutherfurd. Professors LeAnne Howe and Maggie Zurawski served as emcees for the evening.
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to host writer Catherine Taylor for a reading on Thursday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the Zell B. Miller Learning Center, room 214. This event is free and open to the public.
During this second English Major Job Bootcamp session, we will cover best practices when putting together cover letters and résumés. We will also talk a bit about how social media plays into your job search. While this event is geared toward English majors, the skills discussed would be beneficial for everyone entering the job and/or internship market, and all are welcome! This event is sponsored by the UGA Creative Writing Program.
During this first English Major Job Bootcamp session, we will cover potential careers for English majors and tools for finding jobs, reading job ads, and researching companies. While this event is geared toward English majors, the skills discussed would be beneficial for everyone entering the job and/or internship market, and all are welcome! This event is sponsored by the UGA Creative Writing Program.
Please join the University of Georgia community as we honor the life of Judith Ortiz Cofer, extraordinary writer, poet, teacher, colleague, and friend.
A reception will follow at Demosthenian Hall.
For more information, contact Lisa Bayer, University of Georgia Press, 217-369-3166 or lbayer (at) uga.edu.
The Creative Writing Program will host an "Open Mic" in front of the main library from 11 a.m. - 6 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.