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Jennine Capó Crucet Fiction Reading

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Jennine Capó Crucet is a novelist, essayist, and screenwriter. She’s the author of three books, including the novel Make Your Home Among Strangers, which won the International Latino Book Award, was named a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice book, and was cited as a best book of the year by NBC Latino, the Guardian, the Miami Herald, and other venues

UNCG Author Diane Oliver, Rediscovered After 60 Years

Hands holding copy of book by Diane Oliver, "Neighbors and Other Short Stories"

Only four stories were published in her lifetime. She died nearly six decades ago, two years after graduation from UNC Greensboro. But alumna Diane Oliver ’64 is now getting the acclaim few writers achieve.

The first collection of her short stories, “Neighbors and Other Stories,” has been published this month by the literary press Grove Atlantic.

Emilia Phillips Poetry Reading & Book Launch

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Our creative writing community is excited to host a special poetry reading by Emilia Phillips, poet, nonfiction writer, book reviewer, and faculty member at UNCG. The reading will celebrate the release of Phillips’s latest collection of poems, Nonbinary Bird of Paradise. It is open to the public and will be … Continued

MFA in Creative Writing Thesis Reading: Calista Malone and Katie Worden

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The final evening of our MFA Writing Program’s 2024 Thesis Reading Series has arrived! Come enjoy a night of literary celebration, marking the creative accomplishments of our graduate student writers. Calista Malone and Katie Worden will give a reading, sharing their original works of poetry and fiction. This event is … Continued

MFA in Creative Writing Thesis Reading: James Daniels and Nicholas León

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Join the UNCG literary community to celebrate the creative accomplishments of our graduate students in the MFA Writing Program! James Daniels and Nicholas León will give a reading, titled “How to Fry a Dream,” featuring their original works of poetry and fiction. Free and open to the public.

Class of 2023: Dana Broadus, Writer, Explorer and Scholar

Dana Broadus

Growing up in the small town of Clayton, North Carolina, Dana Broadus was already dreaming of exploring faraway places and writing the stories of the characters she met there. But she had no idea how her world would expand once she became a Spartan.

By the time Broadus was considering college, she had already published a book.

Matthew Fiander and Ross White Fiction and Poetry Reading

2 book covers: A novel, "Ringing in Your Ears" by Matthew Fiander and another, "Charm Offensive" by Ross White.

Join the Greensboro literary community for an evening of debut fiction and poetry! Alum Matthew Fiander (MFA ’07) will read from his first novel, Ringing In Your Ears (Mint Hill Books). Ross White, director of Bull City Press, will read from his new poetry collection, Charm Offensive (Sexton Poetry Prize … Continued