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An Evening with Morgan Parker

Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center 620 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

UA English's Creative Writing Progam is excited to host celebrated writer Morgan Parker, who will read a selection of her work and answer audience questions. Please join us at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center on Tuesday, September 26 at 7 p.m. for a wonderful evening, and arrive early for refreshments and mingling!    This event is free and open to the public.   Morgan Parker is a poet, essayist, and novelist. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for [...]

A Masterclass with Morgan Parker

ten Hoor Hall 30 ten Hoor Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

UA English’s Creative Writing Progam welcomes Morgan Parker, who will offer a free one-hour masterclass on the craft of writing on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 4:30 p.m. in ten Hoor 30.   This event is free and open to the public.   Morgan Parker is a poet, essayist, and novelist. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, winner of a Pushcart Prize, and has been hailed by The New York Times as “a dynamic [...]

Query Letter Workshop

English Building 301

Literary Agent Malaga Baldi (from the Baldi Agency) will offer a free 2-hour Query Letter Workshop for students and faculty who are interested in publishing a book.  Participants are expected to bring a copy of their cover letter to the workshop. Discover the secrets to crafting compelling query letters that grab literary agents' attention and get your manuscript noticed.   Registration required.

Literary Publishing “Mythbusters” Panel

Gorgas 2020 (Camellia Room) 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Literary Agent Ayla Zuraw-Friedland (Frances Goldin Literary Agency) will host a free 1-hour "Mythbusters" panel about the contemporary publishing landscape. If you are curious about publishing a book, this is the panel for you!

Literary Agents Malaga Baldi & Ayla Zuraw-Friedland “AMA”

Gorgas 2020 (Camellia Room) 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Are you interested in publishing a book but you don't know where to get started? Join Literary Agents Malaga Baldi and Ayla Zuraw-Friedland for a one-hour "Ask Me Anything" panel. This Q&A panel is free and open to the public; bring your questions about the publishing world and get some answers!

An Evening with Sarah Giragosian

Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center 620 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

UA English's Creative Writing Program is excited to host poet Sarah Giragosian, who will read a selection of her work and answer audience questions. Please join us at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center on Wednesday, November 29th at 7 p.m. for a wonderful evening, and arrive early for refreshments and mingling!    This event is free and open to the public.   Sarah Giragosian is the author of the poetry collections Queer Fish, a winner of the American Poetry Journal Book [...]

A Masterclass with Poet Sarah Giragosian

Gordon Palmer 227

UA English's Creative Writing Progam welcomes Poet Sarah Giragosian, who will offer a free one-hour masterclass on the craft of writing on Thursday, November 30 at 11:00 a.m. in Gordan Palmer 227.   This event is free and open to the public.   Sarah Giragosian is the author of the poetry collections Queer Fish, a winner of the American Poetry Journal Book Prize, and The Death Spiral. In 2023, the University of Akron Press released the craft anthology, Marbles on the Floor: How to [...]

A Masterclass with Poet and Memoirist Emma Bolden

Gorgas 2020 (Camellia Room) 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

UA English's Creative Writing Progam welcomes poet and memoirist Emma Bolden, who will offer a free one-hour masterclass on the craft of writing on Tuesday, February 6 at 2 p.m. in the Camellia Room of Gorgas Library.   This event is free and open to the public.   EMMA BOLDEN is the author of House Is an Enigma, medi(t)ations, and Maleficae. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literary Fellowship.