The MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College Public Reading Schedule – Winter 2011

Twice a year, the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College offers public readings by guest lecturers and graduating students. Here’s the schedule for this year (as posted on their web site):

Monday, January 3, 8:00pm – in Gladfelter, Canon Lounge
Antonya Nelson, Dana Levin, Patrick Somerville, Maurice Manning

Tuesday, January 4, 8:15pm – Fellowship Hall behind the Chapel
Rick Barot, Michael Parker, Eleanor Wilner, Megan Staffel

Wednesday, January 5, 8:15pm – Fellowship Hall behind the Chapel
Dean Bakopoulos, Martha Rhodes, Alix Ohlin, Ellen Bryant Voigt

Thursday, January 6, 8:15pm – Fellowship Hall behind the Chapel
Brooks Haxton, Karen Brennan, Alan Shapiro, Stacey D’Erasmo

Friday, January 7, 8:15pm – Fellowship Hall behind the Chapel
Debra Allbery, Liam Callanan, Jennifer Grotz, C.J. Hribal

Saturday, January 8, 6:00pm – “Fastest Readings in the World” with MFA Faculty at  Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe, 55 Haywood Street, Asheville.

Sunday, January 9, 8:15pm – in Gladfelter, Canon Lounge
Marianne Boruch, David Haynes, C. Dale Young, Kevin McIlvoy

Monday, January 10, 8:15pm – Fellowship Hall behind the Chapel
Graduating fiction student readings: Zoe Lasden-Lyman, Scott Nadelson, Brian Tai

Tuesday, January 11, 8:15pm – Fellowship Hall behind the Chapel
Graduating poetry student readings: Leslie Contreras Schwartz, RJ Gibson, Jenny Johnson, Glenis Redmond

Wednesday, January 12  –  4:30pm, followed by Graduation Ceremony
Graduating student readings:  Diana Lueptow, Nathan Poole, Andy Young

Public Lecture Schedule for The MFA for Writers at Warren Wilson College – Winter 2011

In the past, I’ve enjoyed lectures from notable poets like Marianne Boruch and Maurice Manning. This year the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College offers public readings by the following guest lecturers:

All lectures will be held in the Fellowship Hall behind the Chapel unless indicated otherwise.

Tuesday, January 4
MARIANNE BORUCH:  The End Inside It
11:15am

Wednesday, January 5
KEVIN McILVOY: Sentencing & Summoning: Reflections on the Sentence and the Poetic Line
9:30am

Wednesday, January 5
ALAN SHAPIRO:  Technique of Empathy: Free Indirect Style in Poetry
10:45am

Friday, January 7
MICHAEL PARKER:  Transvestite Hermaphrobite: All Hail the Semi-Colon
9:30am

Tuesday, January 11
STACEY D’ERASMO:  On the Unsayable
9:30am

Tuesday, January 11
RICK BAROT:  The Sea and the Zebra: Visual Effects in Poems
10:45am

Wednesday, January 12
DEAN BAKOPOULOS: Hot Dog Station!  Show Show Show!: Expressionism, Exclamations, and the Lyricism of Upheaval
10:00am

Wednesday, January 12
MAURICE MANNING: Place and the Composition of Poetic Self
11:15am

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#avlsnomg #avlwx Frank’s Pizza was open on Monday. According to Ray’s Weather, it’s supposed to hit 41°F today. Yesterday’s snow will be a memory.

#avlsnomg As @ashevegas stated yesterday, I overdosed on Twitter as the Christmas Day winter storm dumped almost a foot of snow on Asheville.

A morning walk the day after Christmas and all is quiet except the chatter of a couple cardinals in a holly tree. #avlsnomg

Day after Christmas. Snowfall measures just under nine inches. Locals used impassable streets as sled runs. #avlsnomg

Excellent day for a game or two of chess. (via enpasant: Die schachpartie: Max Oppenheimer)