Public Event Schedule

The low residency MFA in Creative Writing program invites you to attend selected afternoon talks and evening readings at our upcoming residency. During the residency, students engage with Dominican faculty and an illustrious lineup of guest speakers in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, narrative / poetic medicine, memoir, and publishing.

January 2020 MFA Public Event Schedule

All Public Events take place in the Garden Room of Edgehill Mansion at the Dominican campus.
75 Magnolia Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901

**Please check this page a few days before the residency for any updates to the schedule**

Saturday January 11

6:30-7:00  MFA Program Info Session - All Prospective Students Welcome
7:00-8:00  Reading: Joan Baranow, Thomas Burke
Play Production:  Dancing with J. Alfred Prufrock: Written by Marianne Rogoff, performed by Cast

Sunday January 12

4:30-6:00  Panel: Word by Word: Getting Started: Susan Kelly Dewitt, Joshua McKinney, Indigo Moor
7:00-8:00 Reading:  Susan Kelly Dewitt, Joshua McKinney, Indigo Moor

Monday January 13

4:30-6:00  Panel: Writing Voices:  Joan Baranow, Thomas Burke, Marianne Rogoff
7:00-8:00  Keynote Reading:  Evie Shockley  *This event is cosponsored by Marin Poetry Center*

Tuesday January 14

4:30-6:00  Panel: Narrative Medicine Tom Larson, Raina J. Leon, Dawn McGuire
7:00-8:00  Reading: Tom Larson, Raina J. Leon, Dawn McGuire

Wednesday January 15

4:30-6:00  Panel:  Books in the World:  Terry Lucas, Angela Pneuman, Tess Taylor
7:00-8:00  Reading:  Terry Lucas, Angela Pneuman, Tess Taylor

Thursday January 16

4:30-6:00  Panel:  The Big Picture:  Making Small Parts into a Larger Work:  Gillian Conoley, Michelle Herman
7:00-8:00  Reading: Gillian Conoley, Michelle Herman


MFA Public Event Suggested donations

Dominican students, faculty, and staff:  Free attendance for all events

Members of the public:

Afternoon Sessions: $20/day
Keynote and Evening Readings at 7pm: free
Discounted Weeklong Pass for Panel Discussions: $80

All public MFA event donations are tax-deductible and can be made via cash/check at the door, or online directly to our MFA Scholarship Fund.  Registration in advance is not required.


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