Douglas Kearney: An Experimental Dialogue

The Athenaeum 287 W Broad St, Athens, GA

Douglas Kearney is a poet, performer, and librettist who has published seven books that bridge thematic concerns such as politics, African-American culture, masks, the Trickster figure, and contemporary music. His most recent book, Sho (Wave Books, 2021), was the winner for the 2022 Griffin Poetry Prize, the 2022 Minnesota Book Award for Poetry, and was a finalist […]

Doreen Baingana Reading

The Athenaeum 287 W Broad St, Athens, GA

Doreen Baingana is a Ugandan writer and arts manager. Her short story collection, Tropical Fish, won a Grace Paley Prize and a Commonwealth Prize, and she has been shortlisted for the Caine Prize three times. Her other awards include fellowships to the Rockefeller Bellagio Residency, the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, La Porte Peinte residency, the […]

Marylyn Tan Reading

The Athenaeum 287 W Broad St, Athens, GA

In 2020, Marylyn Tan's debut volume shocked Singapore's literary world by winning the country's premier English-language poetry prize, making its then twenty-seven-year-old author the first woman to ever win the award. Moreover, it is not a polite book. It is an instruction book, a grimoire, a call to insurrection to wrest power back from the social structures that […]

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame: John Lewis

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 285 300 S Hull St, Athens, GA

Join the Hargrett Library for the induction of John Lewis into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame on Thursday, November 3rd at 6:00 p.m. in room 285 of the UGA Special Collections Building. Following his induction, co-writer Andrew Aydin and illustrator Nate Powell of Congressman Lewis's March Trilogy and Run will participate in a panel […]

David Lloyd Reading

Wall & Broad 345 Broad St, Athens, GA

More info coming soon . . . David Lloyd is the Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. Among his many publications are Arc & Sill: Poems 1979–2009; Under Representation: The Racial Regime of Aesthetics; and Counterpoetics of Modernity: On Irish Poetry and Modernism. A chapbook, terra terra, appeared with Magra Books in May 2022. His play, The Press/Le Placard, […]

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