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English Department Events

Annual Departmental Events

Spring 2023 Events 

January 24
Visiting Writers Series presents poets Mary Leader and Don Platt.  Readings from The Distaff Side (2022) and Swansdown (2022).  7:30-8:30 pm via Zoom.

February 2
Books & Coffee 2023 presentations with Dorrie Armstrong speaking on Geraldine Brook's Year of Wonders. Doors open at 3:00 and the talk will run from 4:30-5:00 pm in STEW 302.

February 7
Visiting Writers Series presents fiction writer Antonya Nelson. In person reading, 7:30-8:30 pm, Krannert Auditorium.

February 16
Books & Coffee 2023 presentations with Manushag Powell speaking on Julia Quinn's The Bridgerton Series. Doors open at 3:00 and the talk will run from 4:30-5:00 pm in STEW 302.

February 23
Books & Coffee 2023 presentations with Nancy Peterson speaking on David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon. Doors open at 3:00 and the talk will run from 4:30-5:00 pm in STEW 302.

February 28
Visiting Writers Series presents fiction writer Michael Wang.  In person reading from Lost in the Long March (2022). 7:30-8:30 pm.  Location TBD.

April 20
The 2023 Literary Awards Reception, Awards Ceremony, and Reading with guest speaker Tracy K. Smith. A schedule of events is forthcoming.