Readings, both Creative Writing and literature

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:29pm
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present poet Cathy Park Hong for a reading on Thursday, April 19th, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is sponsored in part by Distinguished Research Professor of English and African American Studies Dr. Ed Pavlić and is free and open to the public. Cathy Park Hong's latest poetry collection, Engine Empire, was published in 2012 by W.W. Norton.  Her…
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:51am
The University of Georgia English Department is pleased to present a reading by poet Brenda Marie Osbey on Wednesday, November 15th.  The reading will be followed by a book signing and reception.  This event, sponsored by Barbara Methvin Professor Dr. John Lowe, will take place in Park Hall room 265 at 4:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Osbey is the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University.  She is an…
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:14pm
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a Spotlight on the Arts reading featuring CWP alumna Kristen Iskandrian and current Ph.D. student Mike McClelland.  This free event will take place at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) on Tuesday, November 7th at 7 p.m. Kristen Iskandrian's novel, Motherest, received a glowing review from the New York Times.  Her work has been published most recently in McSweeney's…
Thu, 09/07/2017 - 2:18pm
The Creative Writing Program is thrilled to present poets Morgan Parker and Tommy Pico for a reading at UGA on Thursday, November 30th at 7 p.m.  This event, a partnership with The Georgia Review, will take place at the 40 Watt Club, 285 W Washington St, Athens, GA 30601, and is free and open to the public. Morgan Parker is the author of There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé (Tin House Books 2017) and Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At…
Wed, 08/16/2017 - 12:35pm
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe presents American Indian Scholar and author Daniel Heath Justice for her annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) Talk.  This year's AIR Talk will take place on the the Autumnal Equinox, Thursday, September 21st, at 4:15 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at the Georgia Museum, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602.  Please join us. This event is free and open to the public. Daniel…
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.
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.    
Mon, 04/24/2017 - 8:20am
Come support Dr Danielle Bray's ENGL 1060H students as they perform their work from their writing course! An 18+ Event Drinks and Food Will be Available via Bar and Kitchen
Tue, 02/14/2017 - 2:17pm
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.
Mon, 02/13/2017 - 11:07am
What's the Big Deal with Orwell? A Public Reading of 1984   George Orwell's 1984 (pub. 1949) has been at the top of the best seller lists since late January. Why is that? Come hear for yourself as members of the UGA community read aloud the entirety of this dystopian classic: 11-4 on 21-22 February, in front of Park Hall. Whether you read it in high school, read it last week, or have never read it, Orwell's 1984 is worth hearing again.