Center for Creative Writing in the Arts

Events Photo Gallery 2011 (2012)

Distinguished Writers Series

Poets Terry Kennedy and Martin Arnold read from their work.

Terry Kennedy and Martin Arnold Photo audience photo Terry Kennedy and Martin Arnold Photo

Eye on History: The Photographs of Pulitzer Prize-winning Photographer, Matthew Lewis

Exhibition and discussion moderated by Jeri Rowe of the Greensboro News & Record. For more information about Matthew Lewis Legacy, Inc. call 472-6683.

Barry and Matthew photo Matthew Lewis Talking photo audience photo Matthew/Jeri Rowe

What Does It Mean To Be A Latino Poet?

October 25
4:00 pm
Kirkland Room, Elliott University Center

UNCG's distinguished faculty member and renowned poet, Dr. Mark Smith-Soto will discuss his writing career and the ways in which his ethnic identity has influenced both the perception and creation of his poetry.

Mark Smith-Soto

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Tuesday, November 1
Elliot University Center, UNCG Campus

Free screening of the documentary, introduced and discussed by filmmaker Paul Bonesteel.

Paul Bonesteel and Carl Sandburg

MFA Writing Program Alumni Fiction Reading: Michael Gills

Thursday, November 3, 7:00 pm
UNCG Faculty Center, UNCG Campus

MFA Writing Program Alumnus is now Assistant Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Arkansas Tech University. His first book, Dance All Night, won the 1999 Utah Book Prize for Short Fiction. His second book, a novel, is titled Why I'm Here, takes place in Arkansas.

Michael Gills Photo Michael Gills Photo 2

UNCG Poets Reading (Four Readers)

Saturday, November 5th, 7:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, 3102 Northline Ave., Greensboro
Free and open to the public

Please join us for this special celebration of poetry with several of our local poets. UNCG's Stuart Dischell, Rebecca Black and Dave Roderick read from their books, Good Hope Road, Cottonland, Blue Colonial and local poet Rachel Richardson also joins with her new book of poems, Copperhead.

Stuart Dischell Rebecca Black Dave Roderick Rachael Richardsom All Poets

'Will Read for Food' -Benefit Reading for Greensboro Charities

Thursday, November 10
Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG Campus

Readings by Michael Parker, Stuart Dischell, Craig Nova, David Roderick, Holly Goddard Jones, Rebecca Black and Lee Zacharias
- Cosponsored by the Weatherspoon Art Museum and the UNCG Alumni Association

Holly Goddard Jones Michael Parker Craig Nova Lee Zacharias David Roderick

Literary Cafe

Friday, November 11
3:30 - 5:30pm
Elliott University Center, UNCG Campus

Stories by Sandra Govan, Gregory Nixon and Logie Meachum. These storytellers are part of the conference on African American Culture and Experience.

Logie Meachum

My Kitchen for a Horse

Friday, November 18
3:00 to 4:00pm
Moore Humanities and Research Administration Bldg. (MHRA) Room 1214

Mexican writer and critic Mauricio Montiel Figueiras will give a lecture in English 3-4 pm in room 1214 MHRA about the life and work of the visionary Surrealist Leonora Carrington followed by a roundtable discussion in English and Spanish of Carrington's writing, 4:30-6 p.m. in MHRA 3501, that will include Figueiras, Antonio Moreno (Barton College), Veronica Grossi (UNCG) and Jose Felipe Troncoso (UNCG).

Mauricio Montiel Figueiras Mauricio Montiel Figueiras Mauricio Montiel Figueiras