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Visiting Writer in Translation to Present a Public Reading Oct. 25

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Curtis Bauer, the 2018-19 Walton Visiting Writer in Translation, will give a free public reading of his work at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Graduate Education Building auditorium.

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Special Collections Hosts Event for Frank Stanford Literary Festival

Monday, September 17, 2018

Special Collections department will host a drop-in event from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, in the Special Collections Reading Room in Mullins Library.

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U of A's Arkansas International Literary Journal Hosts Benefit Concert

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The biannual literary journal’s Sept. 14 concert will feature old-time musician, singer-songwriter and M.F.A. graduate Willi Carlisle.

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Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Honored With James Laughlin Award

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Geffrey Davis will receive a $5,000 prize for a book of poems drawn from his own life experiences, from childhood to present day American life.

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Yard Sale for The Arkansas International

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Join the staff of The Arkansas International at 411 W. South St. in Fayetteville from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, for The Arkansas International's annual yard sale.

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Libraries Host Fourth Annual Earth Day M.F.A. Poetry Reading April 22

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Join University Libraries and Open Mouth Reading Series for the fourth annual Earth Day M.F.A. Poetry Reading at 2 p.m. this Sunday, April 22, at Mount Sequoyah Gardens Park.

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Prison Story Project Production Supported by Brown Chair in English Literacy

Thursday, March 29, 2018

A staged reading developed from the writing of 11 men housed on Arkansas' Death Row is being performed at colleges and universities across the United States.

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Arkansas International Benefit Featuring Ozakwaaba

Monday, March 12, 2018

The literary journal, The Arkansas International, will have a benefit featuring music by afropop and reggae band Ozakwaaba at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at Stage 18 in Fayetteville.

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Apply for Department of English's New Living Learning Community

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Whether you're a declared English major or if you're just passionate about reading and discussing popular culture, you need to check out the English Literature and Writing Living Leaning Community.

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Reading by Acclaimed Poet Jennifer Grotz

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The U of A Program in Creative Writing and Translation welcomes acclaimed poet Jennifer Grotz, who will offer a free public reading of her work at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the Graduate Education Building auditorium. 

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