Events

Spring 2015

Wednesday 2/4 @ 1200:  Brad Watson and Ken Chestek conversation with 1st year students about legal writing workshop in Fall 2015 at the carriage house

Friday 2/6:  first student reading of the semester. Students Ryan Oberhelman (fiction), Jeff Tatay (poetry) and Jess White (non-fiction) will read.

Wednesday 2/18 @ 1200:  craft talk with Danielle Pafunda at the carriage house

Thursday 2/26 @ 500:  Melanie Thon and Lance Olsen public reading at Night Heron Books

Friday 2/27 @ 1200:  lunch Q&A with Melanie Thon and Lance Olsen at the carriage house

Friday 3/6:  recruitment weekend begins.

Friday 3/6:  second student reading of the semester. Students Carly Fraysier (non-fiction), Randall Tyrone (poetry) and Trey Williams (fiction) will read.

Wednesday 3/11:  Bhanu Kapil public reading (location and time to be announced)

Wednesday 3/25:  lunch Q&A with Mark Sundeen at the carriage house

Friday 3/27 – Sunday 3/29:  English graduate student conference

Friday 3/27:  Q&A with Sonja Livingston (location and time to be announced)

Friday 4/3 @ 600:  MFA Birthday Party in the Wyoming Union West Ballroom. John Edgar Wideman will attend as guest speaker.

Tuesday 4/14 & Wednesday 4/15:  poet Claudia Rankine visits. Location and time of readings and talks to be announced.

Friday 4/17:  final student reading of the semester. Students Maria Anderson (fiction), Chido Muchemwa (non-fiction), Khalym Kari Burke-Thomas (poetry), and Dominick Duhamel (fiction) will read.

Wednesday 4/22- Friday 4/24:  Emma Marris visits. Location and time of readings and talks to be announced.

Friday 5/8 @ 600:  student thesis readings in the carriage house.

Friday 5/15 @ 600:  student thesis readings in the carriage house.

Fall 2014

Friday 9/12:  first student reading series of the semester at Night Heron Books. Students Nick Mangigian (fiction), Erin Jones (non-fiction), and Ginger Ko (poetry) will read.

Tuesday 9/16:  lunch Q&A with Bhanu Kapil in Hoyt Hall

Wednesday 9/17 @ 600:  Skype reading and Q&A with Antonio Sacre from Teton Country library

Wednesday 10/1 @ 600:  Julie Carr & Matthias Svalina public reading at Night Heron Books

Wedneday 10/2 @ 1200:  lunch Q&A with literary agent Amy Williams

Friday 10/24 @ 700:  second student reading series of the semester at the Quadra Dangle. Students Olivia Wall (poetry), Manasseh Franklin (non-fiction), and Korie Johnson (fiction) will read.

Tuesday 10/28 @ 600:  Kent Nelson public reading at the Berry Center

Wednesday 10/29 @ 1200:  lunch Q&A with Kent Nelson at the carriage house

Friday 11/7 @ 700:  Kate Pringle public reading at Night Heron Books

Saturday 11/8 @ 1100:  Lost Roads publishing community workshop with Kate Pringle at Hoyt Hall

Friday 11/14 @700:  final student reading series of the semester at Alice Hardie Stevens Center. Students Sofi Thanhauser (non-fiction), Ella Fishman (fiction), and Auesta Safi (poetry) will read.

Spring 2014

Tuesday 1/21 @ 1230: lunch Q& A with Claire Vaye Watkins at the carriage house

Tuesday 1/21 @ 700: Claire Vaye Watkins reading at the Berry Center auditorium

Wednesday 1/29 @ 1200: lunch Q&A with Dinaw Mengnestu at the carriage house

Wednesday 1/20 @ 500: welcome dinner for Dinaw Mengestu

Friday 1/31: first student reading of the semester

Thursday 2/20 @ 700: Rachel Levitsky reading at Night Heron Books

Friday 2/21 @ 1200: lunchtime Q&A with Rachel Levitsky at the carriage house

Friday 3/7: recruiting weekend for visiting MFA candidates

Friday 3/7: final student reading of the semester

Thursday 4/17: reading at the art museum by Chris Cokinos

Wednesday 4/23 @ 500: reading by Dinaw Mengestu at the art museum

Spring 2013

1/31 @ 700: ZZ Packer public reading at Albany County Public Library

2/19 @ 1230: lunch Q&A with Mark Nowak at the carriage house

2/22: Mark Nowak public reading at Second Story Books

2/28: Mark Nowak community event at the Gryphon Theater

4/5 @ 410: Brad Watson craft talk at the carriage house

4/19: Maggie Nelson public reading at the Art Museum

Fall 2012

Thursday 8/30 @ 600: Maggie Nelson reading at the Art Museum

Thursday 9/20 @ 500: readings and talks by residents of the Brush Creek Artists Foundation at the University of Wyoming visual arts auditorium

Saturday 9/22 @ 500: CA Conrad public reading at Night Herson Books

Monday 9/24 @ 1200: lunch Q&A with CA Conrad at the carriage house

Thursday 10/25 @ 1230: lunch Q&A with Brian Leung at the carriage house

Thursday 10/25 @ 500: public reading by Brian Leung at Coe Library room 506

Friday 11/9 @ 530: Listening to Nature reading series at the Berry Center

Thursday 11/29 @ 1230: lunch Q&A with Mary Jane Edwards, executive director of the Jentel Foundation, about artist residencies and careers in the arts in the carriage house

Spring 2012

January 13, 2012: MFA Graduate Student Reading, including Irina Zhorov, Adam Boucher, and others. Riflemaker’s Showroom. 7pm.

February 3, 2012: Digital Media Symposium. 506 Coe Library, University of Wyoming. 9am-4pm.

February 10, 2012: MFA Graduate Student Reading, including Chelsea Biondolillo, Caleb Johnson, and Brock Jones. Alice Hardie Stevens Center. 7pm.

February 14, 2012: Conversation with Sharon Dynak, Director of Ucross Foundation. University of Wyoming Carriage House. 130pm.

March 7, 2012: John D’Agata: Reading. Second Story Books. 7pm.

March 29, 2012: Conversation with Virginia Scharff. Mathison Library: English Department, University of Wyoming. 2-3pm.

April 2, 2012: Rebecca Lindenberg: Reading. Night Heron Books. Co-sponsored by Second Story Books. 7pm.

Fall 2011

August 19, 2011: MFA Orientation. University of Wyoming Carriage House. 2pm.

August 22, 2011: Colson Whitehead: Eminent Writer in Residence Reading. University of Wyoming Business Auditorium. 5pm.

August 23, 2011: Q&A with Colson Whitehead. University of Wyoming Carriage House. 1230pm.

September 12, 2011: Q&A with Ed Roberson. University of Wyoming Carriage House. 12pm.

September 15, 2011: Camille Dungy: Visiting Writer Public Reading. Second Story Books. 5pm.

September 19, 2011: Ed Roberson: Eminent Writer in Residence Reading. University of Wyoming Art Museum Lobby. 5pm.

October 7, 2011: MFA Student Reading, featuring Justin Mundhenk, Tasha LeClair, and Katie Booms. Second Story Books. 7pm.

October 28, 2011: “Listening to Nature: an Evening of Readings and Photography by Scientists and Artists,” featuring Ann McCutchan, Courtney Carlson, Dennis Knight, and Frieda Knobloch. Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. 5pm.

November 7, 2011: Q&A with Charles Baxter. University of Wyoming Carriage House. 12pm.

November 7, 2011: Charles Baxter: Visiting Writer Public Reading. Second Story Books. 7pm.

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