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April 10, 2017


Monday, April 10, 2017

Alumni Phonathon (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

April 8 - 24, 2017
Poetry Reading
12:00 AM

Poetry Reading by Poet William Wright
Monday, April 10, 11:00am

COAS Arts Complex Theatre - Macon Campus

Poet William Wright will read from his work on Monday, April 10, 11:00am, in the COAS Arts Complex Theatre on the Macon campus. This event, which is sponsored by Knowledge@Work and hosted by the Honors Program, is free and open to the public. Please encourage your students to attend. Classes are welcome.

William Wright
 is author of five full-length collections of poetry, most recently Tree Heresies (Mercer University Press, 2015) and Night Field Anecdote (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). Three new books are forthcoming from Iris Press and Mercer UP in 2017 and 2018. Wright is series editor of The Southern Poetry Anthology, a multivolume series celebrating contemporary writing of the American South, published by Texas Review Press. Additionally, Wright serves as assistant editor for Shenandoah, translates German-language poetry, and is co-editor of Hard Lines: Rough South Poetry (with Daniel Cross Turner, U of South Carolina P, 2016), as well as two books focused on the work of Gerard Manley Hopkins (Clemson UP, 2016 and 2017). Wright has recently published in The Kenyon ReviewOxford AmericanThe Antioch Review, and Southern Poetry Review. In 2016, he served as Writer in Residence at the University of Tennessee, received the Poetry Award, and won Georgia Author of the Year. Currently a part of Reinhardt University's core MFA faculty, he will teach poetry at Emory University beginning in the fall. Wright is married to the writer Michelle Wright.
M: Honors Program
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Macon Campus - Arts Complex

A reading by poet William Wright.
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C: Research Workshop
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cochran Campus - Roberts Memorial Library

Help is available!  Stop by Roberts Memorial Library on the Cochran Campus during a Research Workshop to receive help from our knowledgeable librarians.   You will leave with a worksheet that will guide you to research material for your paper or project.  
Workshop dates are Monday, April 10th from 1-4PM and Tuesday, April 11th from 1-4PM
Reservations are recommended and can be made at 478-934-3179 or by emailing Ann Williams.  If possible, please provide paper/project topics when you make reservations.  Walk-ins are welcome.
Panel Discussion - Professional Opportunities for Creative Writers
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Panel Discussion - Professional Opportunities for Creative Writers
Monday, April 10, 2:00pm

The Writing Center - Macon Campus

Panelists will include poets Kelly Whiddon and William Wright; Danielle Grisamore (alumna, ""I direct Lost Keys Literary Festival. (The 2016 festival is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8.) I'm also the AARP recruitment specialist for the Experience Corps through United Way, a program dedicated to placing volunteer tutors in Bibb county public schools."); Mercer University Press student intern Rachel Maddox; Writing Center student intern Katelyn Gill
5th Annual MGA Juried Student Art Exhibition Opening Reception & Awards
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

5th Annual MGA Juried Student Art Exhibition Opening Reception & Awards
Monday, April 10, 6:00pm

Peacock Gallery, Russell Hall - Cochran Campus

Opening Reception starts at 6:00pm. Vote for your favorite Student Artwork throughout the day until 6:30pm. Awards Ceremony at 6:45pm.
C: Student Art League
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cochran Campus

An Awards Ceremony/Opening Reception for the 5th Annual MGA Juried Student Art Exhibition will be held in Russell Hall Lobby.

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