Readings, both Creative Writing and literature

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:…
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:27pm
The Ph.D. students in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Georgia are pleased to present a reading by poet Ronaldo Wilson on Tuesday, October 16th.  This event, made possible with generous support from The Georgia Review, 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. Wilson is the author of the cross-genre collection Farther Traveler (Counterpath Press, 2015); Poems…
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:21pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present author Selah Saterstrom for a reading on Tuesday, September 11th.  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. Saterstrom is the author of the novels The Meat and Spirit Plan, The Pink Institution, and most recently Slab, which was also produced as an award winning play, performed by Square Product Theatre. Her book…
Mon, 02/19/2018 - 4:20pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a faculty reading on Wednesday, March 28th.  This free event will take place from 7-9 p.m. at Cine, 234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601. Faculty members taking part in this year’s event include (clockwise from top left) Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe, Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Aruni Kashyap, Professor of English Dr. Andrew Zawacki, and…
Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:52pm
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe will host writer Brian Clements for a poetry reading and discussion on Tuesday, March 20th, 6:30 p.m. at Cine.  Clements will discuss the book he co-edited, Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence.  This event is free and open to the public. Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence features work by poets including Ocean Vuong,…
Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:39pm
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program and the University of Georgia Press are pleased to present a reading by poet Christopher P. Collins.  Collins is the recipient of the 2017 Georgia Poetry Prize chosen by David Bottoms.  The event will take place on Tuesday, February 20th, 7 p.m. at The Globe Upstairs (199 N Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Christopher P. Collins is a former military…