events

Spring 2014

• tuesday 1/21: lunch Q&A with Claire Vaye Watkins at the carriage house, 1230

• tuesday 1/21: Claire Vaye Watkins reading, at the Berry Center auditorium, 7 pm. Followed by a booksigning.

• wednesday 1/29: lunch Q&A with Dinaw Mengestu at the carriage house, 12 noon

• wednesday 1/29: welcome dinner for Dinaw, 5 pm

• evening of friday 1/31: first student reading of the semester

• thursday 2/20: Rachel Levitsky reading, Night Heron books, 7 pm

• friday 2/21: lunchtime Q&A with Rachel at the carriage house, further details coming soon

• friday 3/7:  recruiting weekend for visiting MFA candidates begins; student reading that evening 

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

• wednesday 4/23: reading by Dinaw Mengestu at the art museum, 5 pm

Spring 2013

  • ZZ Packer – January 31st Public Reading – Albany Co. Public Library, 7 p.m.
  • Mark Nowak – Writer in Residence Feb. 18-Mar 1.; Q&A Feb. 19 @12:30 p.m., Carriage House; Public Reading Feb. 22nd @Second Story Books, time TBA; Community event Feb. 28th @Gryphon Theater
  • John Brandon – Mar 27-29, In association with the Student Reading Series.
  • Brad Watson Craft Talk – April 5th@Carriage House, 4:10 p.m.
  • Maggie Nelson – Public Reading April 19th@Art Museum, time TBA.

Fall 2012

  • Thursday, August 30th: A reading by Eminent Writer in Residence, Maggie Nelson, University of Wyoming Art Museum, 6 pm.
  • Thursday, September 20th: Brush Creek Presents (readings and talks by residents at the Brush Creek Artists Foundation),University of Wyoming Visual Arts auditorium, 5-7 pm.
  • Saturday, September 22nd: A reading by CAConrad, Night Heron Books, 5 pm.
  • Monday, September 24th: Lunch Q&A with CAConrad, 12pm, University of Wyoming Carriage House.
  • October 4th – October 6th: A visit from Mark Nowak for spring residency planning. Further details to come.
  • Thursday, October 25th: A lunch Q&A with Brian Leung, 12:30pm, University of Wyoming Carriage House.
  • Thursday, October 25th: A reading by Brian Leung, 5 pm, Coe Library room 506.
  • Friday, November 9th: Listening to Nature reading series, 5:30 pm, Berry Center.
  • Thursday, November 29th: lunch Q&A with Mary Jane Edwards, executive director of the Jentel Foundation, about artist residencies and careers in the arts, 12:30pm, University of Wyoming 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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