Readings, both Creative Writing and literature

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 1:02pm
Eight new plays written by English Department graduate students and performed by UGA actors from the theater department will be staged at Hendershots Coffee, 237 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601 on Friday, November 16th from 4-7 p.m, and Friday, November 30, 4-7 p.m.  The new plays are written by Genevieve Arlie, Johanna Bailie, Nathan Dixon, Megan Driscoll, Aviva Kasowski, Kara Krewer, Emma Catherine Perry, and Samantha Regal. Actors reading from…
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:58pm
Seven new plays written by English Department graduate students and performed by UGA actors from the theater department will be staged at Hendershots Coffee, 237 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601 on Friday, November 16th from 4-7 p.m, and Friday, November 30, 4-7 p.m.  The new plays are written by Johanna Bailie, Nathan Dixon, Megan Driscoll, Genevieve Guzman, Kara Krewer, Emma Catherine Perry, and Samantha Regal. Actors reading from the new scripts…
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 1:24pm
The Willson Center welcomes Distinguished Lecturer Roberto Tejada, Professor of Creative Writing and Art History at the University of Houston. Co-hosted by the Lamar Dodd School of Art, College of Environment + Design, and Creative Writing Program, Tejada will present images and narratives that relate a transnational/translational poetics engaging the visual and language arts of 1960-1970s Pop as connected to media and urbanism in Mexico, Brazil…
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 1:12pm
The Creative Writing Program, The Georgia Review, and Stillpoint Literary Magazine are pleased to present Literary Arts at UGA: A Showcase. This event will take place during UGA’S Spotlight on the Arts.  The showcase will feature readings by The Georgia Review editors, UGA faculty, Creative Writing Program graduate students, and English Department undergraduate students affiliated with Stillpoint Literary Magazine. This free event is open to the…
Fri, 09/28/2018 - 2:00pm
Heid Erdrich, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibway and award winning poet, will be reading at UGA, Tuesday, March 5th from 7-9 p.m. at Ciné, 234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601.  Erdrich is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media from Michigan State University Press.  She’s also the editor of two anthologies of literature by Native writers including NEW POETS OF…
Thu, 09/13/2018 - 4:33pm
The Creative Writing Program and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to present a reading by the Georgia Poetry Prize winner Rosa Lane.  This free event will take place at Cine (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) on Wednesday, February 20th from 7-9 p.m. Lane’s collection, Chouteau’s Chalk, was chosen by English Department and Creative Writing Program professor Dr. Magdalena Zurawski. According to Dr. Zurawaski, “The lush sounds of the…
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 2:50pm
Avid Bookshop is featuring Ph.D. student Amy Bonnaffons for a reading celebrating her new book, THE WRONG HEAVEN.  This free event will take place at the Prince Ave. location. For more information, please see the Avid Bookshop event page.
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:58pm
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by incoming graduate students Kara Krewer and Sam Regal.   These accomplished poets will read pieces at this catered event.  Free and open to the public.
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:35pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by author Chika Unigwe on Tuesday, February 5th.  This event will take place at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) from 7-9 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Unigwe is a Nigerian writer who now lives in the United States. She is the author of four novels, as well as numerous short stories and essays.   Her books include The Phoenix, On Black Sisters’ Street, Night Dancer…
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:31pm
The Creative Writing Program at the University of Georgia is pleased to present a reading by author Ira Sukrungruang on Tuesday, October 23rd.  This event, made possible with generous support from Helen S. Lanier distinguished Professor of English Jed Rasula, will take place at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) from 7-9 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Sukrungruang is the author of the memoirs Southside Buddhist and Talk Thai:…