For all Creative Writing events

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 2:40pm
University of Georgia Press and Avid Bookshop present A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia featuring authors Holly Haworth, Sandra Meek, Janisse Ray, and William Wright. This event will take place on Friday, November 15, 2019, from 6:30-7:30pm at the Prince Avenue location and is free and open to the public. More info here.
Mon, 10/21/2019 - 3:05pm
The Creative Writing Program, The Georgia Review, and Stillpoint Literary Magazine are pleased to present Literary Arts at UGA: A 2019 Showcase. This event will take place during UGA’S Spotlight on the Arts.  The showcase will feature readings by The Georgia Review editors, University of Georgia faculty, Creative Writing Program graduate students, and English Department undergraduate students affiliated with Stillpoint Literary Magazine. This…
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 10:21am
The Creative Writing Program faculty will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 20th at 10 a.m. in Park Hall 319.
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:51pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by writer V. V. Ganeshananthan on Thursday, February 27, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Ganeshananthan, a fiction writer and journalist, is the author of Love Marriage (Random House, 2008). The novel, which is set in Sri Lanka and some of its diaspora communities, was longlisted for the Orange Prize and named one of…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:47pm
The Creative Writing Program, with the University of Georgia Press, is pleased to present a reading by the 2018 Georgia Poetry Prize Winner Chelsea Dingman.  Her collection Through A Small Ghost was chosen by poet Travis Denton.  This even will take place on Wednesday, January 29, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601) and is free and open to the public. Dingman’s first book, Thaw (Georgia), was chosen by Allison Joseph to win the…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:41pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by poet Tim Seibles on Thursday, January 16th, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Seibles is the author of six collections of poetry, including his most recent, One Turn Around the Sun (Etruscan Press, 2017) and Fast Animal (2012), which won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize, received the PEN Oakland Josephine…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:32pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by poet Nikki Wallschlaeger on Tuesday, October 15, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Wallschlaeger's work recently has been featured in jubilat, Georgia Review, Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Witness, PoetryNow podcast through the Poetry Foundation and others. She is the author of the full-length collections Houses (…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:18pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by our incoming class of Ph.D. students on Wednesday, August 28th, 6:30 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  The reading will be followed by a catered reception and is free and open to the public. This year’s incoming class of accomplished writers include: Zack Anderson, Chelsea Cobb, Taylor Koekkoek, Christina Wood Martinez,  Laura Theobald, and Hannah Warren.  These…
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 4:10pm
Theatrical reading of UGA professor Leanne Howe's book Savage Conversations, hosted in coordination with the Department of Theatre & Film Studies, Department of English, and the Creative Writing Program at UGA. The reading will take place on April 15th and 16th, 7 p.m. Balcony Theatre Room 400, Fine Arts Building.  Free and open to the public. The Players: Mary Todd Lincoln: Marla Carlson Savage: Sean Polite Rope: Kya Missick Stage…
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 3:59pm
Theatrical reading of UGA professor Leanne Howe's book Savage Conversations, hosted in coordination with the Department of Theatre & Film Studies, Department of English, and the Creative Writing Program at UGA. The reading will take place on April 15th and 16th, 7 p.m. Balcony Theatre Room 400, Fine Arts Building.  Free and open to the public. The Players: Mary Todd Lincoln: Marla Carlson Savage: Sean Polite Rope: Kya Missick Stage…