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True Lit Festival Kicks Off with Poet Kaveh Akbar
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.
Poet Kaveh Akbar Kicks Off 2017 True Lit Festival
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.
As Sweet as 'Dumpster Honey,' New Short Talks Features Poet and Professor Davis McCombs
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.
U of A Faculty Member Awarded Porter Prize for Arkansas Literature
Padma Viswanathan is being recognized for her work as a novelist, playwright and essayist and cultural journalist.
Creative Writing M.F.A. Student Wins Albertine Prize
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.
Creative Writing M.F.A. Student a Finalist for Albertine Prize
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.
Literary Journal The Arkansas International Releases Second Issue
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.
Director of Creative Writing Davis McCombs Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Poet Davis McCombs, director of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship to support his creative work.
Free Public Reading With Acclaimed Translator Clare Cavanagh
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.
Reading by Award-Winning Poet Natalie Diaz
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