Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:28am
National Book Award finalist and former University of Georgia faculty member Claudia Rankine will read from her work Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. at Ciné, 234 W. Hancock Ave. The event, sponsored by the UGA Creative Writing Program in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, is free and open to the public. The reading is part of VOX, a series organized and hosted by graduate students in creative writing with additional organizational support from Avid…
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Fri, 09/07/2012 - 10:49am
As noted earlier this summer, the Franklin College was very proud of the announcment that alumna Natasha Trethewey had been appointed the next poet laureate of the United States. And now we are thrilled that UGA will welcome her back to campus during the Arts Festival in November: Natasha Trethewey, U.S. poet laureate for 2012-2013, will deliver the University of Georgia Charter Lecture as one of the signature events during UGA's Spotlight on…
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Wed, 05/09/2012 - 11:06am
UGA alumnus Judson C. Mitcham (AB '69, MS '71) was named by Governor Nathan Deal as the new poet laureate of Georgia. Mitcham succeeds David Bottoms in the post. A former adjunct professor of creative writing at UGA, Mitcham was very active on campus as a Man of Letters during his time in Athens and has many connections to Franklin College. A recipient of numerous awards and honors, Mitcham currently teaches creative writing at Mercer…
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