Visiting Writers 2014-2015
Each year, the Creative Writing Program at Georgia College hosts the Visiting Writers Series, in which distinguished authors give public readings and work with students. Previous visitors have included ZZ Packer, Robert Olen Butler, Janet Burroway and many others.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at Max Noah Recital Hall:
Nonfiction writer Barbara Hurd, author of Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination and poet Stephen Dunn, author of sixteen books of poetry, including Different Hours, which won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at Max Noah Recital Hall:
Poet Jericho Brown, whose first book PLEASE won the 2009 American Book Award.
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at Max Noah Recital Hall:
Georgia College Poet-in-Residence Alice Friman, whose tenth collection of poems, The View from Saturn, is forthcoming in 2014. She is a recipient of a 2012 Pushcart Prize and is included in The Best American Poetry 2009.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at Max Noah Recital Hall:
Fiction writer Kyle Minor, author of two collections of short fiction: In the Devil’s Territory (2008) and Praying Drunk (2014). He is the winner of the 2012 Iowa Review Prize for Short Fiction and the Tara M. Kroger Prize for Short Fiction, one of Random House’s Best New Voices of 2006, and a three-time honoree in the Atlantic Monthly contest.
For more information, contact the MFA program at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 478-445-3509.