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Readings, both Creative Writing and literature

Sun, 09/11/2022 - 10:49am
It is a truth almost universally acknowledged that the final season, and especially the final episode, of Game of Thrones was terrible. But why? In this talk, Professor Cody Marrs will contrast GoT (and analogues like Lost and Killing Eve) with shows that concluded successfully (like Breaking Bad and The Sopranos), to explore why certain endings are satisfying — or not. This event is part of Screen Time with Your Humanities Professors, a series…
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, 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…
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, 10/14/2021 - 1:21pm
Lone Glen is hosting a reading with Dr. Andrew Zawacki, along with poets Mary-Kim Arnold and Douglas Piccinnini, on Zoom.  More info here. About the writers: Andrew Zawacki is the author of the poetry books Unsun : f/11 (Coach House), Videotape (Counterpath), Petals of Zero Petals of One (Talisman House), Anabranch (Wesleyan), and By Reason of Breakings (Georgia). His work has appeared in Poems for Political Disaster, Legitimate Dangers:…
Wed, 10/13/2021 - 3:50pm
Creative Writing Program Ph.D. student Laura Theobald will celebrate the release of her latest collection of poetry, SALAD DAYS, at Buvez, October 22nd at 7 p.m.  SALAD DAYS is now available for preorder from Maudlin House. Reading along with Laura will be poet Daniel Bailey, whose book A BETTER WORD FOR THE WORLD was published by Apocalypse Party earlier this year. The reading will be followed by a performance by local band Outersea. Books will…
Tue, 07/13/2021 - 1:31pm
Writer Phillip Carroll Morgan (Choctaw/Chickasaw) will be the featured speaker for the 7th annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) lecture, which will be held a year from now in September 2022. The 2021 AIR lecture has been canceled. Each year on the Autumnal Equinox, the AIR series celebrates the return of Natives to the southeast through the work of artists, writers, and scholars. Southeastern American Indian communities were removed from…

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