Friday, August 10, 2012

8/10/2012 - Garrett Hongo and Graduation



It's the last day of the residency. Pout. Onward into our own quiet rooms to write.  But first, one last craft seminar.

Today's Events:

"The World of 10,000 Things: The Landscape Poetry of Charles Wright and Du Fu" - Garrett Hongo

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

Graduation Celebration

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

About Today's Presenters:


Thursday, August 9, 2012

8/9/2012 - Garrett Hongo, Graduating Student Reading


Today, we celebrate the work of our students alongside the final visiting writer, Garrett Hongo.

Today's Events:

Graduating Student Reading
Cyan Orr, Melissa Condon, John Ballenger, Andrea Sarsfield-Fischer, Jason Dutton, Leslie Nielsen, Jeannine Geise, Karen Donley-Hayes, Deb Stence, and Sue Fahlsing

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

Reading - Garrett Hongo

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

Coming Tomorrow: Garrett Hongo Craft Seminar

About Today's Presenters:


Wednesday, August 8, 2012

8/8/2012 - Peter Campion and Bob Cowser, Jr.


As the residency nears its end, we celebrate the work of our students alongside the final faculty and visiting writer presentations.

Today's Events:

"Structure and Arrangement of Collections of Poems and Essays" - Peter Campion and Bob Cowser, Jr.

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

Second-Year Student Reading

Ted Kluck, Jeff Mongold, Sarah Freligh, Cheryl Lapp, Doug Rutledge, Charity Reed, Jay Langley, Amber Anderson, and Gawaine Johnson

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

Graduating Student Reading

Kristen Fisher, Kim Whitaker, Jeff Muse, Angela Hendershot, Justin Bessler, Jackie Kalbli, Vana Plaisance, Casey Rusinowski, Kim Ghaphery, Ryan Johnson, and Jen Ochstein

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

Coming Tomorrow: Garrett Hongo and More Graduating Student Readings

About Today's Presenters:


Tuesday, August 7, 2012

8/7/2012 - Mira Bartok, Angie Estes, Deborah Fleming, and Thomas Larson


Another full day of seminars and readings in Ashland University!  Here's what is happening today:

Today's Events:

"The Brain Is Wider Than the Sky" - Mira Bartok

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

Reading by Angie Estes, Deborah Fleming, and Thomas Larson

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

Coming Tomorrow:
Peter Campion and Bob Cowser, Jr. and Student Readings

About Today's Presenters:


Monday, August 6, 2012

8/6/2012 - Mira Bartok, Joe Mackall, and Sarah M. Wells



Today's craft seminars are split sessions, with concurrent poetry and nonfiction seminars.

Today's Events:

"Spreading the Word: Poetry in Public" - Sarah M. Wells

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

"Recreating Scenes" - Joe Mackall

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

Reading by Mira Bartok

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

Coming Tomorrow:
Mira Bartok, Angie Estes, Deborah Fleming, and Thomas Larson

About Today's Presenters:


Sunday, August 5, 2012

8/5/2012 - Peter Campion, Jill Christman, Bob Cowser Jr., and Sarah M. Wells


Welcome to Week Two of the Ashland University MFA Program Summer Residency!

Today's Events:

Reading by Peter Campion, Jill Christman, Bob Cowser, Jr., and Sarah M. Wells

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

Coming Tomorrow:
Mira Bartok, Joe Mackall, and Sarah M. Wells

About Today's Presenters:


Friday, August 3, 2012

8/3/2012 - John Foy, Thomas Larson, Mark Neely, Bonnie J. Rough, and Jerald Walker


Today wraps up the first week's events at Ashland University's summer residency program.  Next week features two of our visiting writers-- Mira Bartok and Garrett Hongo-- along with presentations by Peter Campion, Jill Christman, Bob Cowser Jr., Angie Estes, Deborah Fleming, Thomas Larson, Joe Mackall, and Sarah M. Wells.  We'll also have readings by second-year and graduating MFA students.

Today's Events:

"The Semi-fictive Nature of Narrative, Narrators as Personae" - Thomas Larson and Mark Neely

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

Reading by John Foy, Mark Neely, Bonnie J. Rough, and Jerald Walker

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

Coming Sunday:
Peter Campion, Jill Christman, Bob Cowser Jr., and Sarah M. Wells

About Today's Presenters:


Thursday, August 2, 2012

8/2/2012 - Stephen Haven, Sonya Huber, Laura Kasischke, and Kathryn Winograd



In today's craft seminar, we'll hear from Laura Kasischke, whose book, Space, In Chains, was a 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award winner.

Today's Events:

"The Sources and Systems of Poetry" - Laura Kasischke

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

Reading by Stephen Haven, Sonya Huber, and Kathryn Winograd

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

Coming Tomorrow:
John Foy, Thomas Larson, Mark Neely, Bonnie J. Rough, and Jerald Walker

About the Presenters:


Wednesday, August 1, 2012

8/1/2012 - Ruth L. Schwartz and Laura Kasischke


It's the middle of week one, and what a week it has been already.  Gear up for another full day of excellent presentations!

Today's Events:

"(How) Can I Say This?" Writing the Difficult World - Ruth L. Schwartz

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

Reading by Laura Kasischke

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

Coming Tomorrow:
Stephen Haven, Sonya Huber, Laura Kasischke, and Kathryn Winograd

About Today's Presenters:


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