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Creative Writing

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Thu, 08/18/2022 - 4:17pm
The University of Georgia Ph.D. student Abhijit Sarmah will be one of the featured poets during the Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series sponsored by the Emily Dickinson Museum.  This virtual event will take place on Thursday, August 26th at 6 p.m.  Registration information here. Sarmah is a poet and researcher of global indigenous writing, with particular focus on Native American women writers and literatures from Northeast India. His work is…
Tue, 08/16/2022 - 12:11pm
The Creative Writing Program was pleased to present our first in-person new student reading and welcome reception since 2019!  We celebrated the work of six Ph.D. students: Nneoma Ike-Njuko and Sayantika Mandal, who matriculated in 2020; Maxime Bercalz, who matriculated in 2021; and our newest Ph.D. students, Ellen Boyette, D. T. Lumpkin, and Abhijit Sarmah.  This free event will take place on Thursday, September 1st at Athica, 675 Pulaski St…
Thu, 08/11/2022 - 2:20pm
Eidson Chair of American Literature LeAnne Howe, with the Creative Writing Program, is pleased to present writer Phillip Carroll Morgan (Choctaw/Chickasaw) for a reading on Thursday, October 13th at 7 p.m.  The location of the event is the Zell B. Miller Learning Center Room 0248, 48 Baxter St, Athens, GA 30602.  This event is free and open to the public. Morgan will read from his new novel, The Lost River (Chickasaw Nation Press, 2022).  What…
Thu, 06/02/2022 - 2:31pm
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe presents scholar and author Chadwick Allen for her annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) Talk.  This year's AIR Talk will take place on the Autumnal Equinox, Thursday, September 29th, at 4:15 p.m.  The location of this year's talk is the Special Collections Library Rm 271, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602. Allen is Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement at the…
Tue, 03/29/2022 - 12:18pm
Stillpoint Literary Magazine will host an outdoor reading on Friday, April 29th at 2 p.m. in front of the Main Library. This reading will celebrate the launch of issue 53 and National Poetry Month.  Anyone featured in recent issues of Stillpoint will be invited to read and refreshments will be provided. Stillpoint staff are busy finishing up issue 53, which will feature work by University of Georgia students submitted during the 2021-2022…
Tue, 02/08/2022 - 2:36pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading with current student Maxime Berclaz and alumnus Johnny Damm on Thursday, March 24th at 7 p.m.  This event will take place over Zoom.  Register in advance here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kdVR96vaRWCdHss6_tI_Gg. Maxime Berclaz is a PhD Student in Creative Writing at the University of Georgia, where he writes poetry and thinks about horror. He has published poems in Burning…
Wed, 01/26/2022 - 2:30pm
Interested in submitting your creative work to literary magazine but not sure how? Attend the Pop-up Literary Magazine Submission Workshop. We'll cover: ○ Identifying good markets for your work ○ Readying your manuscript for submission ○ And submission best practices This event is sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.  Please mask.
Tue, 11/16/2021 - 9:04am
Stillpoint Literary Magazine, University of Georgia's undergraduate-run literary magazine, will host a reading celebrating the launch of Stillpoint Issue 52 (which was printed during the Spring 2021 semester). The event will take place in front of the Main Library on Tuesday, December 7th (the last day of Fall classes) from 2-3pm. Free copies of Issue 51 and Issue 52 will be available. There will also be packaged snacks and drinks provided to…
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 11:37am
Public Media for Central Pennsylvania (WPSU) and Pennsylvania State University are sponsoring a screening and panel discussion for Searching for Sequoyah, a documentary co-written and co-produced by Edison Chair in American Literature LeAnne Howe.  The screening will take place at 6 p.m. on the virtual theatre platform OVEE.  Viewers will need to make a free account before the screening.  You will also need to register for the event here. The…
Mon, 10/25/2021 - 9:13am
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature and Director of the Institute of Native American Studies will moderate a panel on climate change and environmental justice, in the particular context of Indigenous coastal communities in Canada and the United States Southeast. For more information and to register, see here.

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