Tuesday, July 31, 2012

7/31/2012 - JC Hallman, Stephen Haven, Mark Irwin, Joe Mackall, and Robert Root


Today's craft seminars are divided into two sessions - one specifically for poetry and one specifically for nonfiction. Please note the location of the nonfiction seminar.

Today's Events:

"Complications of Meaning: Narrative Strategies in Frost" - Stephen Haven

1-2:30 p.m., Schar College of Education, Room 138, Ashland University


"Essaying the Image: Ekphrasticize Yourself" - Robert Root

1-2:30 p.m., Dauch College of Business and Economics, Ridenour Room, Ashland University

Second-Year Student Reading

Sarah Edwards, Laurie Murray, Megan Snyder, Sandy McWhorter, Ron Book, Carrie Krucinski, Bridget Pool, Elizabeth Christy, Nate Terry, and Jess Van Ness

4:30-5:30 p.m., Schar College of Education, Room 138, Ashland University

Reading by JC Hallman, Mark Irwin, and Joe Mackall

7 p.m., Schar College of Education, Room 138, Ashland University

Coming Tomorrow:
Ruth L. Schwartz and Laura Kasischke

About Today's Presenters:


Monday, July 30, 2012

7/30/2012 - Andre Dubus III, Steven Harvey, Robert Root, and Ruth L. Schwartz


We're ready for another full day of writers and writing... are you?

Today's Events:

"Authentic Curiosity: the Most Neglected Tool of the Creative Nonfiction Writer" - Andre Dubus III

1-2:30 p.m., Schar College of Education, Room 138, Ashland University

Reading by Steven Harvey, Robert Root, and Ruth L. Schwartz

7 p.m., Schar College of Education, Room 138, Ashland University

Coming Tomorrow:
JC Hallman, Stephen Haven, Mark Irwin, Joe Mackall, and Robert Root

About Today's Presenters:


Sunday, July 29, 2012

7/29/2012 - Andre Dubus III, Steven Harvey, and Kathryn Winograd

It's day one of the public events for the Ashland University MFA Program!

Today's Events:

"Enriching the Text" - Steven Harvey and Kathryn Winograd

2-3:30 p.m., Schar College of Education, Room 138, Ashland University

Reading by Andre Dubus III

7 p.m., Schar College of Education, Room 138, Ashland University

Coming Tomorrow:
Andre Dubus III, Steven Harvey, Robert Root, Ruth L. Schwartz

About Today's Presenters:


Monday, July 16, 2012

2012 Summer Residency Schedule of Events

The Ashland University MFA Program announces its public readings and craft seminars.  Unless noted, all events will be held in the Schar College of Education Building, Room 138, on Ashland University's campus.  Click here for maps and directions. 

These events are made possible in part by the Ohio Arts Council.

More information about the writers presenting at the MFA Program's Summer Residency is available on the program website.

Please call (419)289-5110 or email swells@ashland.edu for additional information.


Sunday, July 29
“Enriching the Text” - Steven Harvey and Kathryn Winograd
Poetry and CNF Faculty Craft Seminar
2-3:30 p.m.

Reading – Andre Dubus III7 p.m.

Monday, July 30
“Authentic Curiosity: the Most Neglected Tool of the CNF Writer” - Andre Dubus III
1-2:30 p.m.

Reading - Steven Harvey, Robert Root, Ruth L. Schwartz
7-8 p.m.


Tuesday, July 31

“Complications of Meaning: Narrative Strategies in Frost” - Stephen Haven
1-2:30 p.m.

“Essaying the Image: Ekphrasticize Yourself” - Robert Root
1-2:30 p.m. Ridenour Room, Dauch College of Business and Economics

Reading - JC Hallman, Mark Irwin, Joe Mackall
7 p.m.


Wednesday, August 1
“(How) Can I Say This? Writing the Difficult World” - Ruth L. Schwartz
1-2:30 p.m.

Reading - Laura Kasischke
7 p.m.


Thursday, August 2
“The Sources and Systems of Poetry” - Laura Kasischke
1-2:30 p.m.

Reading - Stephen Haven, Sonya Huber, Kathryn Winograd
7 p.m.


Friday, August 3
“The Semi-fictive Nature of Narrative, Narrators as Personae” - Tom Larson and Mark Neely
1-2-30 p.m.

Reading - John Foy, Mark Neely, Bonnie Rough, and Jerald Walker
7 p.m.


Saturday, August 4
First Books Panel - John Foy, Mark Neely, Bonnie J. Rough, and Jerald Walker
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, August 5
Reading - Peter Campion, Jill Christman, Bob Cowser Jr., Sarah M. Wells
7 p.m.


Monday, August 6
“Spreading the Word: Poetry in Public” - Sarah M. Wells
1-2:30 p.m.

“Recreating Scenes” - Joe Mackall
1-2:30 p.m. Ridenour Room, Dauch College of Business and Economics

Reading – Mira Bartok
7 p.m.

Tuesday, August 7
“The Brain Is Wider Than the Sky" - Mira Bartok
1-2:30 p.m.

Reading, Angie Estes, Deborah Fleming, Tom Larson
7 p.m.


Wednesday, August 8
“Structure & Arrangement of Collections of Poems & Essays” - Peter Campion and Bob Cowser, Jr.
1-2:30 p.m.


Thursday, August 9
Reading - Garrett Hongo
7 p.m.


Friday, August 10
“The World of 10,000 Things: The Landscape Poetry of Charles Wright and Du Fu” Garrett Hongo
1-2:30 p.m.