Upcoming Events

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

MFA Reading Series ft. Natasha, Valerie, and Rebecca

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Location: A|AH|D Gallery (Room 214 in Riley Hall)

Come listen to the final MFA student reading of this semester on December 11th in the A|AH|D Gallery (Room 214 in Riley Hall)! Readers are to be Natasha Ali, Valerie Vargas, and Rebecca Gearhart.…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Zeyn Joukhadar

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Location: 232

Zeyn Joukhadar is the author of the novels The Map of Salt and Stars (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 2018) and The Thirty Names of Night (Atria/Simon & Schuster, 19 May 2020). He is a member of the Radius of Arab American Writers (RAWI). His work has appeared in Salon, The Paris Review Daily, The Kenyon Review, PANK Magazine, and elsewhere, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net. The Map of Salt and Stars, currently being translated into sixteen languages, was a 2018 Middle East Book Award winner in Youth Literature, a 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist in Historical Fiction, and was shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Joukhadar has been an artist in residence at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California; the Fes Medina Project in Morocco; Beit al-Atlas in Beirut; and the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Creative Writing Sparks Postdoc Reading: Anne Malin Ringwalt

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Location: 232

AM Ringwalt is a writer and musician who is the Spark fellow this year. Her poetry, nonfiction and hybrid works appear or are forthcoming in the Bennington Review, Entropy, Tarpaulin Sky Magazine, Interim and the Kenyon Review. Her manuscript What Floods was a finalist for Essay Press’ 2018 book prize and was long-listed for Tarpaulin Sky’s 2019 book prize. She has taught creative writing at the University of Notre Dame and Interlochen Arts Camp, and has performed her music at the Watermill Center and the New Yorker Festival.…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Edgar Garcia

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Location: 232

Edgar Garcia is a poet and scholar of the hemispheric cultures of the Americas, principally of the 20th and 21st centuries. He is the author of Skins of Columbus: A Dream Ethnography (Fence Books, 2019; winner of the Fence Modern Poets Series award and an award from the Illinois Arts Council) and Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, Hieroglyphs, and Khipu (University of Chicago Press, 2020; article excerpt honorable mention for the William Riley Parker Prize from the Modern Language Association); and he co-edited American Literature in the World: An Anthology from Anne Bradstreet to Octavia Butler (Columbia University Press, 2016); and participated in a collaboration with visual artist Eamon Ore-Giron, published as Infinite Regress (Bom Dia Books, 2020). He is presently working on two books: one about divination and migration and the other on the Mayan story of creation, the Popol Vuh. He is Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of English at the University of Chicago, where he also teaches in the department of Creative Writing.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Garth Greenwell

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Location: 232

Garth Greenwell is the author of What Belongs to You, which won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year, was longlisted for the National Book Award, and was a finalist for six other awards, including the PEN/Faulkner Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, it was named a Best Book of 2016 by over fifty publications in nine countries, and is being translated into a dozen languages. A new book of fiction, Cleanness, is forthcoming from FSG in early 2020. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, A Public Space, and he has written criticism for The New Yorker, the London Review of Books, and the New York Times Book Review, among others. He lives in Iowa City.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Undergraduate Creative Writing Reading/ Re:Visions 2020 Launch Party

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Location: 232

The Creative Writing Department will be hosting a reading for Notre Dame undergraduates on Wednesday, April 15th at 7-9pm in 232 Decio Hall. Bring your friends!

Each student will read for 5-10 minutes and we will generate a schedule prior to the reading. Any ND undergrad is free to volunteer to read (whether you're taking / have taken a Creative Writing class or not).

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

2020 Creative Writing MFA Final Thesis Reading

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Location: Eck Auditorium

Readers will include: Kirsten Aguilar, Natasha Ali, Maxime Berclaz, Sebastian Bostwick, Gregory Havrilak, Sara Judy, Jahan Khajavipour, Nazli Koca, and Scarlett Wardrop.…

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