UMaine New Writing Series | Spring 2014

The New Writing Series presents innovative literary programming on the University of Maine campus on selected Thursdays at 4:30pm. Starting this January, the majority of NWS events will be held in the brand new Black Box Performance Space (IMRC 104) at Stewart Commons. Events are always free & open to the public. This spring the lineup includes poetry, fiction, drama, sound poetry, and hybrid genres, with a special focus on the act and art of translation.

January 30 < weather related cancellation: new date tba
ROSA ALCALÁ
Poet and translator | learn more
4:30pm in IMRC 104, Stewart Commons

February 20
GRADY AWARDS FOR CREATIVE WRITING
Winners of the 2014 Steve Grady Awards in Poetry and Fiction
4:30pm in IMRC 104, Stewart Commons

February 25 < note Tuesday event
PHILIP BOEHM
Playwright, translator, theater director | learn more
4:30pm in IMRC 104, Stewart Commons

March 20
TRACIE MORRIS
Poet and sound artist | learn more
4:30pm in IMRC 104, Stewart Commons
Cosponsored by the Honors College

March 27
CHRISTINE HUME
Poet, hybrid genres | learn more
4:30pm in Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall

April 3
DEB OLIN UNFERTH
Fiction writer | learn more
4:30pm in Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall

April 10
RAY HALLIDAY
Fiction writer
4:30pm in IMRC 104, Stewart Commons

April 17
JENNIFER SCAPPETTONE
Poet, translator, scholar | learn more
4:30pm in IMRC 104, Stewart Commons
Milton Ellis Memorial Reading

April 24
MA THESIS READING: POETRY
4:30pm in IMRC 104, Stewart Commons

MAY 1
MA THESIS READING: FICTION
4:30pm in IMRC 104, Stewart Commons

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On Facebook? Consider joining the NWS group here.

The UMaine New Writing Series was founded in 1999 and is sponsored by the English Department and the National Poetry Foundation with support from the Lloyd H. Elliott Fund, the Milton Ellis Memorial Fund, the Honors College, the University of Maine Humanities Initiative, the Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost, and the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee. Grateful acknowledgment is made to the IMRC, and to donors Allen and Sally Fernald, for use of the AP/PE Black Box space. For more information contact Steve Evans at steven dot evans at maine dot edu or at 207-581-3818.

If you have a disability that requires 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).

The University of Maine does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, 207-581-1226.

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