Post Tagged with: "Spring Literary Festival"

Lit Fest: Mark Doty and the Embers of Empathy | April 3-5

Lit Fest: Mark Doty and the Embers of Empathy | April 3-5

Learn more about Mark Doty’s work and Lit Fest events here. by Tatiana Radujkovic The poet Mark Doty ensnares moments of plain humanity in stanzas of striking beauty, and his Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems identifies and explores the world that surrounds us with a drollness, but also […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

2019 Spring Literary Fest is April 3-5

The English Department’s 2019 Spring Literary Fest is April 3-5. The authors, who will give readings and craft-based lectures, include the following novelists, poets, and essayists: Stephanie Powell Watts, Kiese Laymon, Mark Doty, Claire Vaye Watkins, and Laura Kasischke, Wednesday, April 3rd Walter Hall Rotunda 7:30p Stepahanie Powell Watts Reading […]

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August 2, 2018 at 4:50 amEvents

Lit Fest | Antic Sincerity: The Poems of Alan Shapiro, April 11, 12

Alan Shapiro

The 2018 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Alan Shapiro for a reading on Wednesday, April 11, at 8:30 p.m., and for a lecture on Thursday, April 12, at noon. Both events will be held in Walter Hall Rotunda. By Derek J. G. Williams Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing: Poetry “I can’t embrace the […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:15 pmEvents

Lit Fest | Spring Literary Festival 2018, April 11-13

Lit Fest | Spring Literary Festival 2018, April 11-13

The Ohio University Creative Writing program presents five visiting writers for the 33rd annual Spring Literary Festival, April 11, 12, and 13. This year’s program will feature fiction writer Mary Gaitskill, nonfiction writers Geoff Dyer and Aisha Sabatini Sloan, and poets Alan Shapiro and Rosanna Warren. All readings and lectures […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:00 pmEvents

Lit Fest | Tightrope Walking Over the Abyss: The Vivid Poetry of Rosanna Warren, April 12, 13

Rosanna Warren

The 2018 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Rosanna Warren for a lecture on Thursday, April 12, at 11:00 a.m., in Walter Hall Rotunda, and for a reading on Friday, April 13, at 8:30 p.m., in Baker Theater. By Emily Kramer Graduate student pursuing an M.A. in Creative Writing: Poetry Rosanna Warren was born on the kitchen […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:00 pmEvents

Lit Fest | ‘Space to Misbehave’: The Work of Mary Gaitskill, April 12, 13

Mary Gaitskill

The 2018 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Mary Gaitskill for a reading on Thursday, April 12, at 8:30 p.m. in Walter Hall Rotunda, and for a lecture on Friday, April 13, at 11:00 a.m. in Alden library. By Melanie Ritzenthaler Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing: Fiction Formidable is a word that has […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:00 pmEvents

Lit Fest | ‘No Way in but Through’: The Essays of Aisha Sabatini Sloan, April 12, 13

Aisha Sabatini Sloan. Photo credit: Hannah Ensor.

The 2018 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Aisha Sabatini Sloan for a reading on Thursday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Walter Hall Rotunda, and for a lecture on Friday, April 13, at noon in Alden Library (4th floor). By Sarah Minor Assistant Professor of Nonfiction, Cleveland Institute of Art Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:00 pmEvents