CSU English professor and Guggenheim fellow Camille Dungy reads three poems in acknowledgment of the space we share with our planetary co-habitants.
The CSU Department of English’s Creative Writing Reading Series welcomes major literary voices to campus to share their work live on stage and to engage with the local community.
August might mean back to school, classes, and homework. But this also means you won’t miss any of these amazing literary events! From authors to slam poetry, there are plenty of ways for you to be involved with the literary […]
The final installment of the 2017-2018 Creative Writing Reading Series took place to the sound of a sorority party happening next door. The bellows of Taylor Swift, celebration, and Greek chants penetrated through the walls. But even that couldn’t overshadow […]
David Shields is a controversial figure in the creative nonfiction world: someone who pushes the boundaries of genre and sometimes inspires strong reactions in his readers. In his introduction to Shields’ reading at the Lory Student Center, first-year M.A. student […]
Today’s featured author is a bit of a departure. Up to now, we’ve been featuring historical figures. Today, we are featuring a modern day historian. Ibram X. Kendi is a New York Times best-selling author and award-winning historian at the University […]
~from communications intern Joyce Bohling The Creative Writing Reading Series is a special opportunity for CSU students to hear established and esteemed authors from around the nation present their work, and when fiction writer Ethan Canin came to campus on […]
~from English Department Communications Intern Courtney Satchell When I went to go see Gregory Pardlo read at the ballroom in the LSC recently, I had been in a bit of a rush. Under the belief that I was late, I hurried to […]
~From Communications Coordinator Jill Salahub Usually one of our communications interns goes to the reading and writes about the event. They’ve written some really great pieces this semester that give a good sense of what it’s like to go to a […]
Creative Writing Reading Series MFA Thesis Reading, Melissa Hohl and John McDonough ~From English Department Communications Intern Kaitlyn Phillips As I walked into the Clara Hatton gallery, I noticed first the energy and the atmosphere; dozens of happy voices bounced […]