Writers in the Library News

Erin Elizabeth Smith Named Writer-in-Residence

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Erin Elizabeth Smith, poet, professor, and creative director for Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms, will serve as the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at UT for the 2016-17 academic year.

William Wright at Writers in the Library on Monday

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Current Department of English Writer-in-Residence William Wright will read and discuss his poetry at Writers in the Library at 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 22, in the Hodges Library auditorium.

Poet Kenneth Pobo at Writers in the Library

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Kenneth Pobo will read his poetry at Writers in the Library at 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 8, in the Hodges Library auditorium. Earlier in the day, Pobo will hold an author chat with students, “How to Make Your Chapbook Count,” at 2:00 p.m. in 1210-1211 McClung Tower.

Poetry Spring Kicks Off with RB Morris, Matt Urmy

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UT leads off a semester-long celebration of poetry with readings and music by RB Morris and Matt Urmy at 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 25. The event is part of the university’s Writers in the Library readings series.

Colum McCann at UT’s Writers in the Library on November 2

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Internationally acclaimed writer Colum McCann will read from his work as part of the Writers in the Library series at 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 2. The event will be held in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of Hodges Library, and is free and open to the public.

Creative Writing Doctoral Students to Read at Writers in the Library

Five of the best doctoral students in the Creative Writing Program will share their work with the community on April 22. Stephanie Duggers, Christian Anton Gerard, Tawnysha Greene, Daniel Wallace, and Ryan Woldruff will read from their work at the last Writers in the Library event of the semester. The reading will be in the Hodges Library Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public.