Public Event Schedule

The MFA in Creative Writing program invites you to attend selected afternoon talks and evening readings. All events listed below are free to Dominican students, faculty and staff. Members of the public are invited to attend afternoon talks for a small fee. Evening readings are free and open to the public. Fees collected go toward our MFA Scholarship Fund.

June 2018 MFA Public Event Schedule

Afternoon and evening events take place in the Garden Room in Edgehill Mansion.

 


Monday June 4

7:00-8:00  Faculty Reading: Joan Baranow, Judy Halebsky

Tuesday June 5

3:00-4:00  Reading Tang Dynasty Poets: Judy Halebsky
4:30-5:30  Poetry and Community: Albert Flynn DeSilver, Rebecca Foust, Prartho Sereno
7:00-8:00  Reading: Albert Flynn DeSilver, Rebecca Foust, Prartho Sereno

Wednesday June 6

3:00-4:00  Brutal Aesthetics: Marianne Rogoff
4:30-5:30  Biographical Fictions: Thomas Burke
7:00-8:00  Reading: Thomas Burke, Marianne Rogoff

Thursday June 7

3:00-4:00  Revisionist Mythmaking: Joan Baranow, Gail Strickland
4:30-5:30  The Poem of the Moment: Ellen Bass
7:00-8:00  Reading: Ellen Bass*

Friday June 8

3:00-4:00  Nature Connection Through Creativity: Ellery Akers
4:30-5:30  Poetry and Visual Expression: Ellery Akers, Kate Peper, giovanni singleton
7:00-8:00  Reading: Ellery Akers, Kate Peper, giovanni singleton

Saturday June 9

3:00-4:00  Publishing Talk:  How Big is Your Ballroom?  Judy Halebsky, Terry Lucas, Marianne Rogoff
4:30-5:30  Courageous Re-Imagining of the Messy First Draft: Kim Culbertson, Nina Schuyler
7:00-8:00  Reading: Kim Culbertson, Terry Lucas, Nina Schuyler

Sunday June 10

3:00-4:00  Excavating Truth:  Digging Towards Shards & Secrets:  Rick Benjamin
4:30-5:30  The Intricacies in the Ordinary:  Rick Benjamin, Rebecca Black
7:00-8:00  Reading:  Rick Benjamin, Rebecca Black

Monday June 11 - Narrative/Poetic Medicine Day

3:00-4:00  Lost Language:  Perry Guevara, Carlos Rodriguez
4:30-5:30  Outreach:  Courtney Donovan, John Fox, Dawn Gross, Marianne Rogoff
7:00-8:00  Reading:  John Fox, Dawn Gross, Marianne Rogoff

*Thank you to the Marin Poetry Center for co-sponsoring this event.

MFA Public Event Suggested donations

Dominican students, faculty, and staff:  Free attendance for all events.
Alumni:  Attend one day free.
Members of the public:
7:00pm Evening Readings: free
One Day Pass for Afternoon Talks between 3:00-5:30pm: $30
Week-long Pass for Afternoon Talks between 3:00-5:30pm: $180

All public MFA event fees are tax-deductible and go toward our MFA Scholarship Fund.