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.
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.
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 University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, with the University of Georgia Press, is pleased to present a reading by Christopher Salerno, winner of the 2016 Georgia Poetry Prize. Salerno’s collection, Sun & Urn, features poetry that pushes beyond the tragedies of loss to the wilder realms of renewal and meaning.
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present writer Rodney Morales for a reading at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601). Morales’ latest novel, For A Song, is forthcoming from the University of Hawai'i Press. He is also the author of When the Shark Bites, a novel, and The Speed of Darkness, a short story collection. This event is free and open to the public.
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present writer Kiese Laymon for a reading at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601). This event is made possible with generous support from the UGA Parents & Families Leadership Council. Laymon is the author of the novel, Long Division, and a collection of essays, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America.