Ford Fellow Emma Mohney ’12 writes in with a pleasant finals diversion this evening:
Please join us for a reading of creative nonfiction and poetry by students in Teagle Fellow Kate Thorpe’s course, Creative Criticism and Inquiry: Writing Documentary Nonfiction and Poetry. Each student in the class chose an archival collection from the holdings of Special Collections & Archives and wrote a creative piece inspired by the collection. The results are wonderful examples of thinking outside the box of traditional archival research. The collections chosen range from Civil War letters to the Hewlett Diversity Archive. A selection of the archival materials will be on display at the reading.
For more information about the program, contact Kate at kthorpe(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.
Date: Monday, May 13
Time: 5-7 pm
Place: Develin Room, Olin Library
Teagle Fellow Kate Thorpe ’06 invites you to a day of readings and panels by innovative writers of prose and poetry:
You are warmly invited to attend A Celebration of New Letters: A day of readings and panels by innovative writers of prose and poetry. Speakers for this event include acclaimed poets, fiction and nonfiction writers and representatives of various alternative presses and literary organizations such as Wesleyan University Press and Poets House.
Speakers include: Heather Christle, Richard Deming, Dorothea Lasky, Douglas A. Martin, Richard Meier, Stephen Motika, and Parker Smathers. In addition to readings and panels on alternative publishing and innovative literary forms, there will be time throughout the day for informal conversation with these writers.
The event is sponsored by the Wesleyan Writers Conference and Shapiro Creative Writing Center.