Spring 2005 Events

Thursday, February 3, 2005, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Union Room 183
Spring 2005 Graduate Student Workshop
The featured speakers and topics for the Spring 2005 Graduate Student Workshop are Dr. Andrew Martin ("Teaching Literature and Film") and Dr. Kathleen Dale ("Working in Conjunction with Communities/Organizations Outside of the University"). For more information, contact Dr. Sandra M. Grayson (sgrayson@uwm.edu).

Friday, February 11, 7:30pm
Schwartz Bookshop, 2559 N. Downer Ave.
Creative Writing Program's first student-faculty reading of the spring semester. Susan Firer will read with Kris Terwelp, Phong Nguyen, and Joe Radke.

Thursday, February 24, 7:30 pm
Hefter Conference Center, 3271 N. Lake Drive.
Poet and fiction writer Maxine Chernoff will read from her works. The event is free and open to the public. Chernoff's reading is hosted by UWM's Creative Writing Program, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary as a graduate program.

Friday, March 11, 7:30pm
Schwartz Bookshop, 2559 N. Downer Ave.
Creative Writing Program's second student-faculty reading of the spring semester. Mary Jean Smoller-Phillips will read with Katy J. Vopal, Joanne Staudacher, and Christopher Gaebel.

The Word is Out, April 11-15
Creative Writing celebrates its 35th anniversary as a graduate program at UW-Milwaukee

Monday, April 11, 7:30pm
Curtin Hall 175, 3243 N. Downer Ave.
Pioneers of Creative Writing Founders of the Creative Writing Program, novelist Tom Bontly and poet Jim Hazard, and early graduate Martha Bergland will read from their works.

Tuesday, April 12, 7:30pm
Art Bar, 722 E. Burleigh St.
The Cream City Review Launch Party. The Cream City Review officially launches its spring issue with a poetry reading and Flash Fiction event as the magazine celebrates its 29th year of publication.

Wednesday, April 13, 7:00pm
Curtin Hall 175, 3243 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee in Five Minutes. A marathon reading of short pieces about our fair city by a variety readers, including Peter Blewett, Kurt Chandler, Matt Cook, Susan Firer, Maurice Kilwein Guevera, Anne Kingsbury, James Liddy, Benjamin Percy, Jeff Poniewaz, Geeta Sharma-Jensen, Angela Sorby, Marilyn Taylor, Tom Tolan, and Frank Zeidler.

Thursday, April 14, 7:30pm
Hefter Conference Center, 3271 N. Lake Dr.
Visiting Writer Series. Renowned prose poet Russell Edson will read from his works.

Friday, April 15, 7:30pm
Schwartz Bookshop, 2559 N. Downer Ave.
Student-Faculty Reading Series. Milwaukee Poet Laureate Marilyn Taylor will read from her works with graduate students Oody Petty, Stephen Powers, and Debra Brenegan.

Tuesday, May 3, 1:00-3:00pm
Greene Hall
Virginia Burke Writing Contest Awards Ceremony
Chancellor Santiago will be the featured speaker.

Thursday, May 5, 8:00pm
Von Trier, 2235 N. Farwell Ave.
Creative Writing Program's final student-faculty reading of the spring semester. Jim Chapson will read with Suzanne Heagy, Michael Meinhardt, and Christi Clancy.