UNC Greensboro

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

UNCG novelist wins Townsend Prize for Fiction

Xhenet Aliu and the cover of her book, Brass

When Xhenet Aliu, a UNC Greensboro professor of creative writing, published her 2018 novel “Brass,” it quickly garnered attention in the New York Times, New Yorker, O: The Oprah Magazine, and more. She won the Georgia Author of the Year prize in the “first novel” category. Bestselling authors like Celeste Ng … Continued

Psychologist takes the ‘drama’ out of writing

Paul Silvia and Books

If you have ever tried writing anything longer than an email, you are likely familiar with what Dr. Paul Silvia refers to as the “cycle of hope and self-blame” that accompanies the writing process. You say, “As soon as I find time, I’ll write this _____ (insert here whatever project … Continued