Summer Readings

2018 MFA Summer Residency Reading Schedule (Tentative)

All events are open to the public and free of charge


Thursday, July 5

7:00-8:30
Reception in Falany Performing Arts Center
Reading in Flint Hall at Falany Performing Arts Center: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Stephen Dunn
After Party

Friday, July 6

7:00-8:30
Reception in Hill Freeman Library
Reading by Beth Gylys
After Party

Saturday, July 7

7:00-8:30
Reception in Falany Performing Arts Center
Reading by Megan Volpert
Reading by Kodac Harrison
After Party

Sunday, July 8

7:00-8:30
Reception in Hill Freeman Library
Reading by Josh Russell
After Party

Monday, July 9

7:00-8:30
Reception in Hill Freeman Library
Reading by Laura Newbern
After Party

Tuesday, July 10

7:30-9:00
Reception in Hill Freeman Library
Reading by Sharan Strange
After Party

Wednesday, July 11

7:30-9:00
Reception in Fincher Visual Arts Center
Reading by Jericho Brown
After Party

Thursday, July 12 (Southern Women Fiction Writers Consortium/Open to the Public) (Day 1)

10:00-11:00
Lecture: Amy McGee on Sharon McCrumb

12:00-1:30
Lecture: Casey Clabough on Gayl Jones

1:00-2:00
Lecture: Bruce Gentry on Flannery O'Connor

2:00-3:00
Lecture: Dr. Joy Farmer on Harper Lee

7:00-8:30
Reception in Hill Freeman Library
Reading: Alice Friman
Pam Durban
After Party

Friday, July 13 (Southern Women Fiction Writers Consortium/Open to the Public) (Day 2)

9:00-10:00
Lecture: Pearl McHaney on Caroline Miller

10:00-11:00
Lecture: Tom McHaney on Ellen Douglas

2:00-3:00
Lecture: Valerie Boyd on Alice Walker and Zora Hurston Neal

3:00-4:00
Lecture: Anjali Enjeti on Writings on the Bayou and the Rural South

7:00-8:30
Reception in Hill Freeman Library
Readings: Casey Clabough
After Party

Saturday, July 14

COMMENCEMENT (doors open at 4:30 p.m.)

12:00-1:30
Craft Lecture by Janisse Ray

5:00-7:00
Reception in Falany Performing Arts Center
2018 Driscoll Awards
2018 Faculty Choice Award in Excellence
Readings: Janisse Ray
After Party Graduation Celebration

For information about program specifics, please contact:

William Walsh
Program Director
BJW@reinhardt.edu

For admissions information, please contact:

Office of Professional Studies and Graduate Admissions
770-720-9191
gradadmissions@reinhardt.edu