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2017-2018 Events

September

Friday, 9/15

Tim O’Brien Workshop

Tuesday, 9/19

MFA Student Reading @ The Wittliff Collections, 5:00 PM

Friday, 9/22

Naomi Shihab Nye Workshop @ KAP House, 3:00 PM- 6:00 PM

Tuesday, 9/26

Karen Russell reading @ Wittliff Collections, 3:30 PM

October

Tuesday, 10/3

Documentary Screening of Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry, followed by a Q&A with director Laura Dunn @ FH 230, 3:30 pm

MFA Student Reading @ The Wittliff Collections, 5:00 PM

Thursday, 10/12

Philipp Meyer reading + closed door Q&A @ Wittliff Collections, 3:30 PM

Friday, 10/13

Philipp Meyer Master Class

BBQ for Students

Philipp Meyer Reading @ KAP House

Friday, 10/20

Tim O’Brien Workshop

Friday, 10/27

Tony Perez talk and Q&A

Tony Perez is the Executive Editor of Tin House books, and an editor at Tin House magazine for a decade. He’ll give a talk about “self-editing”, and hold a Q&A about editing, publishing, submissions to journals, and other questions you have related to these subjects. All students are encouraged to attend.

November

Friday, 11/3

Jim Shepard & John Freeman discuss Denis Johnson @ KAP House, 6:30 PM. The authors will examine Denis Johnson’s fiction and poetry.

Professor Kathleen Peirce’s book launch @ Malvern Books (613 West 29th Street, Austin), 7:00 PM. Please join Kathleen Peirce, Lisa Olstein, and Cecily Parks to celebrate the launch of Kathleen’s book, Vault.

Sunday, 11/5

Modern Muse Poetry Slam @ Wake the Dead Coffee House, 6:30 PM- 9:00 PM

Tuesday, 11/7

MFA Student Reading @ The Wittliff Collections, 5:00 PM

Friday, 11/10

Tim O’Brien Workshop

Thursday, 11/16

Gabrielle Calvocoressi Reading + closed door Q&A @ Wittliff Collections, 3:30 PM

Friday, 11/17

Gabrielle Calvocoressi Master Class

BBQ for Students

Gabrielle Calvocoressi Reading @ KAP House

December

Friday, 12/1

Rivka Galchen and Willing Davidson Talk @ KAP house, 6:30 PM

Novelist and essayist Rivka Galchen will discuss the process of editing both of these genres with Willing Davidson, an editor at the New Yorker.

January

Friday, 1/26

Tim O’Brien Workshop

February

Thursday, 2/22

Junot Diaz Reading + closed door Q&A @ Wittliff Collections, 3:30 PM

Friday, 2/23

Junot Diaz Master Class

BBQ for Students

Junot Diaz Reading @ KAP House

March

Friday, 3/2

Tim O’Brien Workshop

Thursday, 3/22

Martin Espada Reading + closed door Q&A @ Wittliff Collections

Friday, 3/23

Martin Espada Master Class

BBQ for Students

Martin Espada Reading @ KAP House

Friday, 3/30

Tim O’Brien Workshop

April

Tuesday, 4/3

Karen Russell reading @ Wittliff Collections, 3:30 PM

Thursday, 4/19

Lauren Groff Reading + closed door Q&A @ Wittliff Collections, 3:30 PM

Friday, 4/20

Lauren Groff Master Class

BBQ for Students

Lauren Groff Reading @ KAP House