Tuesday, July 9, 2013

2013 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 and the Ohio Humanities 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 28
"Perception/Vulnerability in Poetry and CNF, and a Closer Look at James Agee" with Mark Irwin and Leila Philip
2-3:30 p.m. Faculty-Led Craft Seminar

Brian Doyle
7 p.m. Visiting Writer Reading


Monday, July 29
"Starts and Beginnings" with Brian Doyle
1-2:30 p.m. Craft Seminar

Deborah Fleming, Leila Philip, and Kathryn Winograd
7-8 p.m. Faculty Reading


Tuesday, July 30
“‘Words alone are certain good’: Uses of Formalism in W. B. Yeats” with Deborah Fleming
1-2 p.m. Faculty-Led Craft Seminar

“Exercising Brevity: Nonfiction Lessons in Distillation” with Jill Christman
1-2 p.m. Faculty-Led Craft Seminar: Dauch College of Business, Ridenour Room

Bob Cowser, Jr., Angie Estes, and Steven Harvey
7 p.m. Faculty Reading


Wednesday, July 31
“Investigative Poetry” with Carmen Gimenez Smith
1-2 p.m. Faculty-Led Craft Seminar

“Proper Names Are Poetry in the Raw”: Characters, Naming, and Identity in Creative Nonfiction with Dan Lehman
1-2 p.m. Faculty-Led Craft Seminar: Dauch College of Business, Ridenour Room

Alicia Ostriker
7 p.m. Visiting Writer Reading


Thursday, August 1
"On Metaphor" with Alicia Ostriker
1-2:30 p.m. Craft Seminar

Jill Christman, Mark Irwin, and Ruth L. Schwartz
7 p.m. Faculty Reading


Friday, August 2
“Cities of the Interior: Travel, Writing, and the Self” with Bob Cowser, Jr. and Angie Estes
1-2-30 p.m. Faculty-Led Craft Seminar

Keith Flynn, Ladette Randolph, Enid Shomer
7 p.m. Reading


Sunday, August 4
Linda Gregerson
7 p.m. Visiting Writer Reading


Monday, August 5
“The Girl in the Tree: Metamorphosis in the Contemporary Lyric” with Linda Gregerson
1-2:30 p.m. Craft Seminar

Cheryl Strayed
7 p.m. Visiting Writer Reading: Upper Convocation Center


Tuesday, August 6
“And Nothing Was Ever the Same Again: The Art of Revelation”
1-2:30 p.m. Craft Seminar: Upper Convocation Center

Joe Mackall, Bonnie Rough, and Carmen Giménez Smith
7 p.m. Faculty Reading


Wednesday, August 7
Stephen Haven, Robert Root, and Tom Larson
7 p.m. Faculty Reading

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