Readings & Events

SPRING 2019

Monday, January 14: Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give
Lecture: “The Hate U Give: Finding Your Activism & Turning the Political into the Personal.” 7:00 PM. Sottile Theatre.

Friday, January 19: MFA Open Mic. 8:00 PM. Blue Bicycle Books (420 King St.).

Thursday, January 31: Creative Writing Program reading featuring student and faculty books by McKayla Watkins (MFA ’19), Malinda McCollum, and Emily Rosko. 7:00 PM. Alumni Center, EHHP (86 Wentworth St.).

Tuesday, February 12: Poetry Reading by Nikky Finney in collaboration with Halsey Art Institute’s Southbound exhibit. 6:00 PM. City Gallery at Waterfront Park (34 Prioleau Street).

Thursday, February 21: Charleston Writers panel: Josephine Humphries, Harlan Greene, Michele Moore, and Marcus Amaker. Eudora Welty Conference. 5:30-7:00 PM. Stern Center Ballroom.

Thursday, February 21: Crazyhorse Reading Series presents Jennifer Chang, Poetry Reading. 7:00 PM. Alumni Memorial Auditorium in Randolph Hall.

Thursday, March 7: Crazyhorse Reading Series, presents Jen Julian, Fiction Reading. 7:00 PM. Alumni Memorial Auditorium in Randolph Hall.

Friday, March 8: Poetry Society of South Carolina reading featuring Tiana Clark and Derek Berry (BA ’16). 7:00 PM. Charleston Library Society, 164 King Street.

Thursday, April 11: MFA Professionalization Series: Emily Nemens, Editor of The Paris Review 7:00 PM. Blacklock House (18 Bull Street).

Friday, April 12: Poetry Society of South Carolina reading featuring Sue Landers and MFA student, Sarah Mullins. 7:00 PM. Charleston Library Society, 164 King Street.

Thursday, April 25: MFA Theses Reading & Reception. 5:00-8:00 PM. Blacklock House (18 Bull Street).


FALL 2018

Saturday, September 22: Archive: South Carolina Poetry Since 2005
Poetry Reading. 5:00 PM. Blue Bicycle Books.

Friday, October 12: Poetry Society of South Carolina reading featuring Chen Chen and MFA student, John Byrne. 7:00 PM. Charleston Library Society, 164 King Street.

Thursday, October 25: Crazyhorse Reading Series presents Mary Biddinger
Poetry Reading. 7:00 PM. Alumni Memorial Auditorium in Randolph Hall.

Friday, October 26: MFA Professionalization Series: “First Books” panel discussion
with Mary Biddinger, Poetry Editor of University of Akron Press
3:00 PM. President’s house, 6 Glebe (first floor).

Friday, November 9: Poetry Society of South Carolina reading featuring Hugh Martin and CofC Instructor, Brandon Rushton. 7:00 PM. Charleston Library Society, 164 King Street.

Thursday, November 15: Crazyhorse Reading Series presents Venita Blackburn
Fiction Reading. 7:00 PM. Alumni Center, EHHP (86 Wentworth St.).