The UMaine English Department and the National Poetry Foundation are pleased to announce another semester of dynamic literary programming through the New Writing Series, now in its eleventh year. We’ll be hosting five fiction writers and four poets between now and late-April, and we’ll wrap up the academic year with a celebration of the winners of the Steve Grady Awards in Creative Writing at both the undergraduate & graduate levels. Come join us for just one event or make the Series a regular part of your spring calendar!
15 FEB DANIELLE DUTTON – Tues 4:30, Soderberg Auditorium
17 FEB HOLLY WILSON – Thurs 4:30, Soderberg
21 FEB MATTHEW KIRKPATRICK – Mon, 4:30, Hill Auditorium
24 FEB GREGORY HOWARD – Thurs, 4:30, Hill
24 MAR KEN IRBY & PIERRE JORIS – Thurs 4:30, Soderberg
31 MAR JAMES WAGNER– Thurs 4:30, Soderberg
07 APR ROSMARIE WALDROP – Thurs 4:30, Soderberg
14 APR BROCK CLARKE – Thurs 4:30, Soderberg
21 APR GRADY AWARDS EVENT – Thurs 4:30, Soderberg
All events are free and open to the public, though seating is limited.
Check back here for individual event information.
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The UMaine New Writing Series is sponsored by the English Department and the National Poetry Foundationwith support from the Lloyd H. Elliott fund, the Milton Ellis Memorial Fund, the Honors College, and the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee. Grateful acknowledgment is made to the Pulp & Paper Foundation for the use of the Soderberg Center. FMI contact Steve Evans at steven dot evans at maine dot edu or at 207-581-3818.
If you have a disability that may require accommodation for a NWS event, please contact Ann Smith in the office of Disability Support Service, 121 East Annex, 581-2319 (Voice) or 581-2311 (TDD).