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.
Mon, 05/15/2017 - 5:46pm
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.
Mon, 05/15/2017 - 3:47pm
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. Taylor is a writer and editor who works in a wide range of nonfiction forms—from documentary and literary journalism to lyric essays, hybrid-genre writing, critical theory, and poetics. She is the author of…
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 1:41pm
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. Sponsored by the University of Georgia Press, the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame / UGA Libraries, The Georgia Review, UGA Franklin College of…