Creative Writing

2017-18 Events Calendar

All events are free and open to the public, unless noted otherwise.
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Fall 2017 Events
Date, Time, Location

The Thirsty Tome: "New Literary Voices of the South"

featuring authors
Taylor Brown, Wiley Cash, Matthew Griffin,
and keynote Stephanie Powell Watts.

(event hosted by Randall Library, co-hosted by
the Department of Creative Writing)

keynote: Monday, August 21 7 p.m.,
McNeill Hall RM 1005
various special events on
Tuesday, August 22nd
Thursday, September 14
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

Writing for the Web:
"Journey of Internet Publishing—
 The Pitch through Payday!"

A Talk with Shawna Kenney

Wednesday, September 20
2:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

Chautauqua Issue 14 "Invention & Discovery"
Release Celebration

Thursday, September 21
6:00 p.m.
Cameron Art Museum reception hall
3201 S. 17th St.

A Poetry Reading with Mark Cox 
and Stuart Dischell

Thursday, October 12
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

Writers' Week

Monday, October 30 -
Friday, November 3
various UNCW venues


2016-17 Events Calendar

Summer 2017 Events
Date, Time, Location
Tuesday, June 6 7:00 p.m.,
Wrightsville Beach Brewery
6201 Oleander Dr.
Spring 2017 Events
Date, Time, Location
Tuesday, January 17
5:30 p.m., UNCW Kenan Auditorium
(tickets $5-$10)
Thursday, January 19
7 p.m., KE 1111

A Reading with students from the ekphrastic poetry writing class, curated by professor Michael White

Tuesday, February 7
7 p.m., UNCW Cultural Arts Building
Thursday, February 16
7 p.m., KE 1111

MFA Thesis Reading I

(Allen, Boström, Clark, LaBonté, Shepherd)

Thursday, February 23
7 p.m., King 101

Veteran Voices:
Bridging the Gap Between Vets and Civilians
One Story at a Time

hosted by UNCW Military Affairs, the Department of Creative Writing, and the CFCC Student Veteran Association

Friday, February 24
7 p.m., KE 1111
dessert reception follows

A Reading with Author Peter Makuck

Tuesday, February 28 
6 p.m., Randall Library Auditorium
(2nd floor)

A Reading with poets Jessica Jacobs and Nickole Brown

hosted by MFA Coordinator Melissa Crowe

Wednesday, March 1
7 p.m., Pomegranate Books
4418 Park Avenue, Wilmington

MFA Thesis Reading II

(Brooks, Buchanan, Gray, Limerick, Thomas)

Thursday, March 2
7 p.m., King 101

MFA Thesis Reading III

(Castro, Didier, Phillips, Story, Trott)

Thursday, March 16
7 p.m., King 101

MFA Thesis Reading IV

(Bracey, Drumheller, Ellis, Lundin, McMullen)

Thursday, March 23
7 p.m., King 101
Thursday, April 6
7 p.m., KE 1111
Thursday, April 20
7 p.m., KE 1111

BFA Thesis Reading (Phillips Bell)

Monday, April 24
7 p.m., KE 1111

BFA Thesis Reading (Bass)

Tuesday, April 25
7 p.m., KE 1111

Spring 2017 UNCW Graduation:
The 'big' ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences--Humanities

Saturday, May 6
9:30 a.m., Trask Coliseum

Spring 2017 Creative Writing Graduation:
The departmental ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students

Saturday, May 6
11:00 a.m., King Hall 101
Fall 2016 Events
Date, Time, Location

The Thirsty Tome

featuring authors May-lee Chai, Dana Sachs (MFA '00), and former MFA student Garrard Conley

(event hosted by Randall Library)

Thursday, August 25 6 p.m.,
Sherman Hayes Gallery,
Randall Library first floor
Thursday, September 29 7 p.m.,
KE 1111

A Reading with Visiting Writer Jill McCorkle

Friday, September 30 6 p.m.,
KE 1111
Monday, October 31 -
Friday, November 4
various UNCW venues

BFA Thesis Reading (Holman)

Monday, November 28 
6:30 p.m., KE 1111


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