2013-14 Events Calendar

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Summer 2014 Events
Date, Time, Location

Steering Toward Normal, by
MFA Alumna Rebecca Petruck,
Book Launch Party

hosted by Pomegranate Books

Saturday, May 17

3 p.m., Pomegranate Books

4418 Park Ave, Wilmington

'The Great American Songbook Live: Wilmington's Hit Parade'

Join hosts Phil Furia and George Scheibner and musicians Grenoldo Frasier, Jack & Julia and Nina Repeta for an evening of the most enduring songs and songwriters of the 20th century.

Saturday, June 14

7:30 p.m., Kenan Auditorium

UNCW Main Campus

(click here for poster)

Tuesday, June 17 – Saturday, June 21

UNCW Main Campus

UNCW Summer Writers Conference

Friday, June 20 – Sunday, June 22

UNCW Main Campus

Thursday, June 26th
7:30 p.m., MC Erny Gallery at WHQR
254 N. Front Street, Downtown

Spring 2014 Events
Date, Time, Location

A Reading with Tim O'Brien,
National Book Award winner and 2013 recipient of the $100,000 Pritzker Military Library Award for Lifetime Achievement

Wednesday, January 15
7 p.m., UNCW Kenan Auditorium

A Reading with Visiting Writer

A. Van Jordan

Thursday, February 20
7 p.m., KE 1111

MFA Thesis Reading

(Livingood, Nolan, Sklar, Richardson,
Jarachovic, Vaughan)

Thursday, March 13
7 p.m., CIS 1008

A Reading with Visiting Writer

Hope Edelman

Thursday, March 20
7 p.m., KE 1111

MFA Thesis Reading

(K. Jones, Morris, Ulmer, Rasmussen,
S. Johnson, McInnis, Osowski)

Friday, March 28
7 p.m., CIS 1008

"What Matters": A Reading with
Lavonne Adams and Michael White

hosted by Pomegranate Books

Saturday, March 29

4 p.m., Pomegranate Books

4418 Park Ave, Wilmington

MFA Thesis Reading

(Crouch, Dotsey, Wood, Willis,
Hennessey, Warren)

Thursday, April 3
7 p.m., CIS 1008

MFA Thesis Reading

(Alvarez, Baker, Derobertis-Theye,
Pastorini, Worthen, Johnsen, McClelland)

Thursday, April 10
7 p.m., CIS 1008

Thursday, April 17

8 p.m., Jengo's Playhouse

815 Princess St, Wilmington

BFA Thesis Reading

(Holman's CRW 496-001 Class!)

Tuesday, April 22
4 p.m., KE 1111

The Randall Library
Flash Fiction 2014 Reading

(featuring MFA student winners Chrissy Hennessey, Rachel Richardson & Bethany Tap!)

Wednesday, April 23

6 p.m., Sherman Hayes Gallery

UNCW Randall Library, 1st Floor

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

Ecotone Spring Party: Migration

(click for all the fun details!)

Friday, April 25

5:30 p.m., Kenan Hall Courtyard

$8 admission

BFA Thesis Reading

(de Gramont's CRW 496-002 Class!)

Monday, April 28
5 p.m., KE 1111

Writers in Action Reading

(Rasmussen's 7th Grade
Roland Grise Class!)

Wednesday, April 30
7 p.m., KE 1111

Fall 2013 Events
Date, Time, Location

The Thirsty Tome

featuring Xhenet Aliu

(event hosted by Randall Library)

Tuesday, August 27
6 p.m., Sherman Hayes Gallery,
Randall Library first floor

Chautauqua Issue 10
"Journeys & Pilgrimages"

Book Launch

Thursday, August 29
7 p.m., Old Books on Front St.
249 N. Front St., Downtown Wilmington
Thursday, September 12
7 p.m., McNeill Hall 1005

A Reading with George Bishop Jr.

MFA alum ('01)

sponsored by Pomegranate Books

Tuesday, October 1

7:30 p.m., Pomegranate Books

4418 Park Avenue

A Reading with Visiting Writer

Jason Mott

Thursday, October 3
7 p.m., McNeill 1005
Thursday, October 17
7 p.m., KE 1111

Monday, November 4 - Friday, November 8
various UNCW venues

Join Ben Steelman of StarNews and WHQR with Rebecca Lee for light refreshments and a discussion of the author's new book Bobcat and Other Stories.

Thursday, November 11

7 p.m., WHQR's MC Erny Gallery

254 N. Front Street, Third Floor

As part of The Big Read Greater Wilmington, Randall Library presents a book discussion on The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. The discussion will be moderated by Rebecca Lee.

Wednesday, November 20
11 a.m., Randall Library Special Collections

A Discussion with Visiting Editor

Patrick Thomas of Milkweed Editions

Thursday, November 21
7 p.m., KE 1111

BFA Fiction Thesis Reading

(Brenner's CRW 496-001)

Monday, December 2
5 p.m., KE 1111

BFA Poetry Thesis Reading

(Mörling's CRW 496-002)

Wednesday, December 4
7 p.m., KE 1111




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