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True Lit Festival Kicks Off with Poet Kaveh Akbar

Friday, October 20, 2017

Award-winning Iranian American poet Kaveh Akbar kicks off this year's True Lit Fayetteville Literary Festival at 2 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 22, in the Fayetteville Public Library.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Events Lectures Creative Writing English

Poet Kaveh Akbar Kicks Off 2017 True Lit Festival

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Program in Creative Writing and Translation will host Iranian American poet Kaveh Akbar as the 2017 Arkansas International Featured Reader at the True Lit Fayetteville Literary Festival.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Creative Writing English

As Sweet as 'Dumpster Honey,' New Short Talks Features Poet and Professor Davis McCombs

Monday, October 02, 2017

In the latest edition of the podcast Short Talks from the Hill, Davis McCombs, poet, professor and director of the program in creative writing and translation, reads three elegiac poems about his life in the Ozarks.

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U of A Faculty Member Awarded Porter Prize for Arkansas Literature

Friday, July 14, 2017

Padma Viswanathan is being recognized for her work as a novelist, playwright and essayist and cultural journalist.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Awards Creative Writing

Creative Writing M.F.A. Student Wins Albertine Prize

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

J.T. Mahany, an M.F.A. student in the Program in Creative Writing and Translation in Fulbright College, has won the prestigious Albertine Prize for his translation of the novel Bardo or Not Bardo by French author Antoine Volodine.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Creative Writing English

Creative Writing M.F.A. Student a Finalist for Albertine Prize

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

J.T. Mahany, an M.F.A. student, has been named a finalist in the prestigious Albertine Prize for his translation of the novel Bardo or Not Bardo by French author Antoine Volodine.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities International Points of Pride Creative Writing English

Literary Journal The Arkansas International Releases Second Issue

Monday, April 17, 2017

The spring issue of The Arkansas International, produced by graduate students and faculty of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, will be released today.

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Director of Creative Writing Davis McCombs Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Poet Davis McCombs, director of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship to support his creative work.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Awards Humanities Points of Pride Creative Writing English

Free Public Reading With Acclaimed Translator Clare Cavanagh

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Scholar and author Clare Cavanagh is the 2016-17 Walton Visiting Writer in Translation, and will give a free public reading at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 7.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Creative Writing English

Reading by Award-Winning Poet Natalie Diaz

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Natalie Diaz, a critically acclaimed poet, will give a free public reading of her work at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in the auditorium of the Graduate Education Building

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Events Lectures Creative Writing
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