Creative Writing Upcoming Events

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Thursday, February 9, 2023

Thursday, February 23, 2023

  • Wright
    • 7:30 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center, Room 422

    David Wright Faladé (Creative Writing, English) will read excerpts from his collection of work, including highlights from Black Cloud Rising, featured in the New York Times, NPR, and the New Yorker. A former Fulbright Fellow to Brazil, Faladé was also the 2021–22 Mary Ellen von der Heyden Fellow of the NY Public Library’s Cullman Center for Writers.

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

    • All Day

    Authors in Conversation: Dave Eggers & Daniel Gumbiner Talk about Things in a Room Wednesday, April 12, 6:00 i-Hotel Ballroom Authors in Conversation: On Working with Community Organizations and Nonprofits Thurs. April 13, 2:00 Levis Faculty Center Room 210

Thursday, April 13, 2023

    • All Day

    Authors in Conversation: Dave Eggers & Daniel Gumbiner Talk about Things in a Room Wednesday, April 12, 6:00 i-Hotel Ballroom Authors in Conversation: On Working with Community Organizations and Nonprofits Thurs. April 13, 2:00 Levis Faculty Center Room 210

    • 7:00 pm
    • The Literary Bookbar 122 N Neil St. Champaign, IL 61820

    University of Illinois MFAs in Creative Writing read from their work!

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

Saturday, April 22, 2023

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Details coming soon!

    Join us in celebrating our graduating MFA students' creative work. This year, we're delighted to present the work of: Claire Christoff, Maddy Furlong, Chelsea Hill, Erin Hoffman, and ​Weston Morrow

Thursday, April 27, 2023