Reading Series

Creative Writing Program Reading Series, Fall 2016 -- Spring 2017

All events are free and open to the public and readings will include a booksigning.

Directions to and parking at Emory
The closest parking area is the visitors section of the Fishburne Parking Deck (1672 North Decatur Road), which is located next to the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.


ZZ PACKER, prose writer

Monday, October 17, 2016

THE PHILLIS WHEATLEY READING
6:30 p.m.
Joseph W. Jones Room, 311 Woodruff Library
Booksigning and reception to follow reading

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

COLLOQUIUM
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Kemp Malone Library, N301 Callaway Center

Co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies


DANZY SENNA, prose writer

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

6:30 p.m.
Oxford Road Building Presentation Room (3rd floor, 1390 Oxford Road)
Booksigning and reception to follow reading

Co-sponsored by The Hightower Fund


PERCIVAL EVERETT, prose writer and poet

Monday, November 14, 2016

6:30 p.m.
Oxford Road Building Presentation Room (3rd floor, 1390 Oxford Road)
Booksigning and reception to follow reading

Co-sponsored by The Hightower Fund


JOSEPH SKIBELL, prose writer

Winship Distinguished Research Professor in the Humanities

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

READING
6:30 p.m.
Joseph W. Jones Room, 311 Woodruff Library
Booksigning and reception to follow reading


JIREH BREON HOLDER, 2016-2018 FELLOW IN PLAYWRITING

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

READING
6:30 p.m.
Joseph W. Jones Room, 311 Woodruff Library
Booksigning and reception to follow reading

Co-sponsored by the Playwriting Center of Emory University and the Department of Theater and Dance


TIPHANIE YANIQUE, prose writer and poet

Monday, March 20, 2017

READING
6:30 p.m.
Joseph W. Jones Room, 311 Woodruff Library
Booksigning and reception to follow reading

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

COLLOQUIUM
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Kemp-Malone Library, N301 Callaway Center

Co-sponsored by The Hightower Fund


AWARDS NIGHT

Readings by winners of the Creative Writing Program and English Department Annual Student Writing Contests

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
7:30 p.m., Joseph W. Jones Room, 311 Woodruff Library


The Art of Dining and Relaxation at Emory -- Learn about fine dining and lodging discounts for patrons of the Creative Writing Program Reading Series and other arts events at Emory