Readings, both Creative Writing and literature

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…
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…