Creative Writing Upcoming Events

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • The Literary Bookbar

    Come hear MFA students in Creative Writing read from their work!  The October installment will feature: Jason Pfister   Matthew Fash Erin Hoffman  VOICE readings will take place at the Literary Bar in downtown Champaign.

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Thursday, November 10, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • The Literary Bookbar

    Come hear MFA students in Creative Writing read from their work!  The November installment will feature: Chelsea Hill   Andrea Sielicki   Wes Morrow  VOICE readings will take place at the Literary Bar in downtown Champaign.

Friday, December 2, 2022

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    • 2:00 pm   3:30

    Please join us for a Poetics Symposium featuring the knock-out talents: David Baker, Linda Gregerson, and Carl Phillips. This event will feature two parts: A panel discussion called "Something about Syntax" Friday, December 2 at 10:00-11:20 Lincoln Hall room 1000 A Reading and Conversation Friday, December 2 at 4:00-5:30 Spurlock Museum

Thursday, December 8, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • The Literary Bookbar

    Come hear MFA students in Creative Writing read from their work!  The December installment will feature: David Miller   Carrie Johnson   Maddy Furlong  VOICE readings will take place at the Literary Bar in downtown Champaign.

Thursday, March 2, 2023

    • All Day

    Please note that the specific dates are to be determined, but the event(s) will take place during the week of Feb. 28. Check back for details in 2022. Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, What is the What, A Hologram for the King, and The Lifters. He is founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company.

Friday, March 3, 2023

    • All Day

    Please note that the specific dates are to be determined, but the event(s) will take place during the week of Feb. 28. Check back for details in 2022. Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, What is the What, A Hologram for the King, and The Lifters. He is founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company.

Thursday, April 20, 2023

    • 7:30 pm
    • Alice Campbell Alumni Center

    Poetry Reading: Nikky Finney, John H. Bennett, Jr., Chair in Creative Writing and Southern Letters, University of South Carolina Hosted and Cosponsored by the Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural Center