Creative Writing

2018-19 Events Calendar

All events are free and open to the public, unless noted otherwise.
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Spring 2019 Events
Date, Time, Location
A Q&A with Poet
Anna Maria Hong
Monday, February 4
12:30—2:00 p.m.
Randall Library Auditorium
(RL 2047)
A Poetry Reading with
Anna Maria Hong
Monday, February 4
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

An Evening with MacArthur Fellow
Donald Antrim

<read his Woodberry address here>
<interview by John Jeremiah Sullivan here>

Wednesday, February 6
7:00 p.m.
King Hall 101
A Reading with
Visiting Writer Taylor Brown
Thursday, February 7
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

A Night with Spoken Word Poet,
Joseph LMS Green

Tuesday, February 19
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

Reading & Book Launch of
Dear Terror, Dear Splendor
with Melissa Crowe

read the title poem <here>

Thursday, February 21
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

MFA Thesis Reading I

(Bailie, Gnuse, Hammond, Harsha)

Thursday, February 28
7:00 p.m.
King Hall 101

MFA Thesis Reading II

(Hanrahan, Hobbs, Shen, Stutts, Willis)

Thursday, March 7
7:00 p.m.
King Hall 101

MFA Thesis Reading III

(Clark, Janssen, LaCapria, Oloizia, Smith)

Thursday, March 21
7:00 p.m.
King Hall 101

MFA Thesis Reading IV

(Bacon, Dailey, Hanley, Paratore)

Thursday, April 4
7:00 p.m.
King Hall 101
Celebration for the Book Launch
of Philip Gerard's
The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina
(Reading & Music by Whiskey Creek)
Sunday, April 7
3:00 p.m.
Cameron Art Museum
3201 S. 17th St.
BFA Thesis Reading I
(CRW 496-001: Lee)
Tuesday, April 23
5:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111
25th Anniversary Celebration
& Book Launch
of Philip Gerard's
Cape Fear Rising
Monday, April 29
5:30 p.m.
Hannah Block Historic USO/
Community Arts Center
120 S. 2nd St.
BFA Thesis Reading II
(CRW 496-002: White)
Tuesday, April 30
5:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

Spring 2019 Creative Writing Graduation (Graduate):
The departmental ceremony for
graduate students

uncw.edu/commencement/Receptions

Friday, May 10 
  5:00 p.m., King Hall 101
(visitors park in Lot E, in front of Fisher)

Spring 2019 Creative Writing Graduation (Undergraduate):
The departmental ceremony for
undergraduate students

uncw.edu/commencement/Receptions

Saturday, May 11 
10:00 a.m., King Hall 101
(visitors park in Lot E, in front of Fisher)

Spring 2019 UNCW Graduation:
The 'big' ceremony for the
College of Arts and Sciences—Humanities

uncw.edu/commencement/events

Saturday, May 11
 12:30 p.m.,
Trask Coliseum
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Fall 2018 Events
Date, Time, Location
September 12—30
Thursday, September 20
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

Chautauqua Issue 15 
"Wild & Tame"
Release Celebration 
—CANCELLED—

Thursday, September 27
6:00 p.m.
Cameron Art Museum reception hall
3201 S. 17th St.
Thursday, October 25
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

2018 Writers' Week

Monday, October 29 -
Friday, November 2
various UNCW venues

Living on the Edge in the Age of Climate Change:
An Evening with Bill McKibben of 350.org

Thursday, November 8
7 p.m., UNCW Burney Center

BFA Thesis Reading (Mott)

Tuesday, November 27
5:30 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111
BFA Thesis Reading (Furia) Tuesday, December 4
5:30 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

Fall 2018 UNCW Graduation:
The 'big' ceremony for the
College of Arts and Sciences

uncw.edu/commencement/events

Saturday, December 15 
1 p.m., Trask Coliseum

Fall 2018 Creative Writing Graduation:
The departmental ceremony for
undergraduate and graduate students

uncw.edu/commencement/Receptions

Saturday, December 15
11:00 a.m., Kenan Hall Lobby

 

2017-18 Events Calendar

Spring 2018 Events
Date, Time, Location
Thursday, January 25
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111
Thursday, February 8
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

An Evening of Stories with Philip Gerard

reading from his new short story collection
Things We Do When No One Is Watching

Thursday, February 15
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

MFA Thesis Reading I

(Canle, Krouse, Rohrer, Shimshak, Smith)

Thursday, February 22
7:00 p.m.
King Hall 101

MFA Thesis Reading II

(Davidson, Davis, Irvin, Johnson, Pendergast)

Thursday, March 15
7:00 p.m.
King Hall 101

MFA Thesis Reading III

(Dean, Desalu, Faleschini. Gormley, Patton)

Thursday, March 22
7:00 p.m.
King Hall 101

MFA Thesis Reading IV

(Andres, Barber, Flanagan, Park, Taylor)

Thursday, April 5 
7:00 p.m.
King Hall 101

BFA Thesis Reading (Ramos)

Tuesday, April 17
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

BFA Thesis Reading (Cox)

Tuesday, April 24
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

Spring 2018 Creative Writing Graduation:
The departmental ceremony for
undergraduate and graduate students

uncw.edu/commencement/Receptions

Saturday, May 5  
9:30 a.m., King Hall 101
(visitors park in Lot E, in front of Fisher)

Spring 2018 UNCW Graduation:
The 'big' ceremony for the
College of Arts and Sciences—Humanities

uncw.edu/commencement/events

Saturday, May 5
 12:00 p.m.,
Trask Coliseum
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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

Publishing Talk with Miriam Parker

“Seven Things You Can Do to Make Your Book Publicity and Marketing Team Love You”

Thursday, October 26
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

Writers' Week

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

"Jihad for Peace"—A Talk with 2017-18
Visiting Creative Nonfiction Professor

Melody Moezzi

Thursday, November 9
7:00 p.m.
Kenan Hall 1111

BFA Thesis Reading
and Strange Tides anthology release

Tuesday, November 28
KE 1111
(Lee) 4:00 p.m.
(Mörling) 6:00 p.m. 

Wanderlust—An Evening of Travel Writing

Saturday, December 2 @ 6 p.m.,
Pomegranate Books
4418 Park Avenue, Wilmington

Fall 2017 UNCW Graduation:
The 'big' ceremony for the
College of Arts and Sciences

uncw.edu/commencement/events

Saturday, December 9 
1 p.m., Trask Coliseum

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

uncw.edu/commencement/Receptions

Saturday, December 9
11:00 a.m., Kenan Hall Lobby

 

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