Reading Series

Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

All events are free and open to the public.


FALL 2022

Jamaica Kincaid, prose writer

Monday, September 19, 2022
Colloquium: 1:30-2:30 p.m. EST
N301 Callaway (Kemp Malone Library)

The Phillis Wheatley Reading: 6:30 p.m. EST
Location: White Hall 208 (Goodrich C. White Auditorium)

 

Co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies

 


Nuar Alsadir, poet, writer, psychoanalyst

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Reading: 6:30 p.m. EST
Location: Harland Cinema in the Alumni Memorial University Center (AMUC)


Thursday, October 20, 2022
Colloquium: 1:30-2:30 p.m. EST
Location: N301 Callaway (Kemp Malone Library)

 


Fellows Reading

Sanjena Sathian, 2022-24 Creative Writing Fellow in Fiction
Maya Marshall, 2021-23 Creative Writing Fellow in Poetry

 

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Reading: 6:30 p.m. EST
Location: Harland Cinema in the Alumni Memorial University Center (AMUC)

 


SPRING 2023

 

Fernando Valverde and Carolyn Forché, poets

Co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Reading: 6:30pm, followed by a book signing
Location: Presentation Room (Oxford Road Building)

 

Thursday, February 9, 2023
Poetry, Discussion, and Q&A: 3:30-7pm
(student engagement event with U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón)
Location: Ackerman Hall (Carlos Museum top floor)

Two sessions designed for students but open to all with Fernando Valverde, Carolyn Forché, and Ada Limón. 

  • 3:30-4:30   Writing Poetry in the Landscape of America Today. Interactive session with a small workshop component.
  • 4:30-5:00   Refreshments / Break
  • 5:00-6:00   Writing Poetry and/in Translation. Interactive session with time for conversation with students.
  • 6:00-7:00    Reception

 

 

Co-sponsored

Raymond Danowski Poetry Reading Series: U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón 

Saturday, February 11, 2023
3pm in Glenn Auditorium
Register HERE

 

Open Mic Night

(led by Creative Writing majors)

Friday, March 24, 2023
6-8pm
White Hall 206

 

Awards Night

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

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Location: TBA 

  

 


Plan Your Visit -- Learn about venues, campus transportation, fine dining and lodging discounts for patrons of the Creative Writing Program Reading Series and other arts events at Emory

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.