Events

UCCS Creative Writing Events - Fall 2019

 


October 4: Mark Chartier, author of Fingerprints (2018)

Craft Talk: UC 303, 12:15-1:30 pm

Public Reading:  1:45-3:00 pm, 2nd floor library apse

Event sponsored by Kraemer Family Library, Compass Curriculum and the English Department

 


October 10: Juan Morales, author of Friday and the Year that Followed (2006), The Siren World (2015), and The Handyman’s Guide to End Times (2018)

Craft Talk: UC 303, 1:40-2:55 pm

Public Reading: 3:10-4:20 pm, 2nd floor library apse

Event sponsored by Kraemer Family Library, Compass Curriculum and the English Department

 


October 25: From Hell to Breakfast by UCCS author Meghan Tifft

Book Launch Party: UCCS Downtown, 7 pm

 


November 21: Open Mic, 6-8 pm

Sign-up starts at 5:30. Univ Ctr. 116

Pizza, prizes, possibly costumes

 


December 5: From Hell to Breakfast by UCCS author Meghan Tifft

Book Discussion and Q & A: December 5, 7 pm, 2nd floor library apse

The first ten to sign up for this event via the library’s website will get a free copy of the book – Check the Kraemer Family Library website for details.

 


February 1: riverrun: Student Literary and Arts Journal submissions due

Submit your work as early as the fall semester at riverrunjournal.com

 


 

Creative Writing Events through the Writing Center - Fall 2019

 


Slam Poetry Night: Sept. 12, 5 pm; COLU 316; All Welcome; Free Snacks.

 


Creative Writing Starter Set (D&D) (led by Cody Reed in the Writing Center):

“Create a Compelling Character”: Thursday, Sept. 19, COLU 316, 5-6 pm

“Design a Breathing World”: Oct

“Craft an Engaging Plot”: Nov

 


Fright Write III: Season of the Writer: Entries due by October 24 at 9 pm to wrtgcntr@uccs.edu.

 


NaNoWriMo (meets in the Writing Center in November; weekly meetings and writing sessions)

 


For more info on any of these Writing Center events, call 719-255-4336 or email wrtgcntr@uccs.edu or visit their website: https://www.uccs.edu/writingcenter/

Email Heather Fester (hfester@uccs.edu) or Matt Balk (mbalk@uccs.edu) for more information on the Creative Writing Club organized through the Writing Center.

 


 

Veteran's Writing Community

 

DeLyn Martineau and Andrew LaBasi are launching a series of writing workshops for veterans. You can find out more information about these things on their website (http://www.veteranswritingcommunity.com/). They also have information to share about a journal launch featuring process-based writing from veterans in our community—coming soon.

 


Contact Heather Fester (hfester@uccs.edu) for more information on any of the creative writing events