Visiting Writers 2018-2019 Visiting Writers 2017-2018 November 15: Adrian Matejka at the Depot – 6p.m. Click HERE for more information. February 13: Jonathan Lethem – time and location TBA April 4: Ross Gay – time and location TBA April 22: Camille Dungy – time and location TBA
Poets Maggie Smith and Catherine Pierce, September 19, 2017, 7-8 pm, The Depot
UM Summer Poet in Residence, Rose McLarney, will read at Off Square Books on June 29th, at 5:30 p.m.
McLarney will be on campus through July 15 teaching undergraduate classes and working with emerging writers in the Department of English’s Master of Fine Arts program. She also will give a reading at Off Square Books at 5:30 p.m. June 29. A book signing at 5 p.m. will precede the free event. For more information, click […]
Rose McLarney has published two collections of poems, Its Day Being Gone (Penguin Books, 2014)—winner of the National Poetry Series–and The Always Broken Plates of Mountains (Four Way Books, 2012). Rose has been awarded fellowships by the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers’ Conferences, and Warren Wilson College; was most recently the 2016 Dartmouth […]
Catherine Lacey is the author of NOBODY IS EVER MISSING, a winner of a 2016 Whiting Award and a finalist for the NYPL’s Young Lions Fiction Award. It has been translated or is forthcoming in French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch & German. She has won fellowships and awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the […]
Catherine Lacey, 2017-2018 John and Renee Grisham Visiting Writer in Residence and author of *Nobody is Ever Missing.*
The Conversation Literary Festival comes to Oxford. Second year MFA student Aziza Barnes is co-directing this inaugural southern literary festival featuring some of the country’s most celebrated African American writers. The Conversation comes to Oxford on Monday, October 17th and Tuesday, October 18th. Please click here for more details about the festival.
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Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing
M.F.A., University of Iowa
Teaches Creative Writing courses in poetry and fiction as well as poetry and American literature courses
Office: C218 Bondurant Hall | mginsburg at olemiss.edu