Reading

Poe-tober: Spooky POE-etry

An afternoon of spooky poetry and crafts inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. We'll be sharing a host of thrilling rhymes and helping you write your own. Plus, make you're own eerie silhouette craft. For children ages 7-11 and their caregiver and led by Keir Bridges in the story room. Admission is free. Those in attendance will be entered to win a copy of an Edgar Allan Poe book.

For more information, contact Keir Bridges at kbridges@athenslibrary.org or 706-613-3650, ext. 314.

Poetry Reading: Keetje Kuipers

As part of the Big Read Event series, Keetje Kuipers, an award-winning poet and assistant professor at Auburn University, will do a poetry reading. Her poetry focuses on isolation, longing and loneliness and her latest book, "The Keys to the Jail," looks closely at the role of women and identity. Part of the Seat in the Shade Poetry Series.

For more information, visit: https://coe.uga.edu/events/calendar/seat-in-the-shade-poetry-series-20160613

 

 

Poetry Reading: Ann Fisher-Wirth

As part of the Big Read events, Ann Fisher-Wirth, a celebrated poet, will read from her collections on eco-poetry. Fisher-Wirth teaches at the University of Mississippi and is a Fellow of the Black Earth Institute, an organization dedicated to the arts, social and environmental justice, and to matters of the spirit. Part of the Seat in the Shade Poetry Series. For more information, visit: https://coe.uga.edu/events/calendar/seat-in-the-shade-poetry-series-20160613

Book-a-palooza

The UGA Creative Writing Program is celebrating 10 new books published by UGA doctoral candidates in 2015 and 2016. This event will give authors a chance to discuss their projects in an intimate setting, and attendees will have the opportunity to interact with the writers and have books signed.

Homerathon

8:30 am - 6:00 pm April 4th and 5th
Library | Main
Front Steps

This is an outdoor English reading of Homer's "Odyssey" organized by the Department of Classics featuring readings from members of the UGA and Athens communities. The purpose of the event is to bring the magic of the epics to a large UGA student audience and to remind people that Homer is for everyone.

 

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