2021 Residency: Public Events

2021 SUMMER RESIDENCY

PUBLIC EVENTS SCHEDULE

Sunday, July 18 – Saturday, July 31, 2021

Public events will be livestreamed on the MFA Facebook page at the time of the event listed below. See our 2021 Residency page for more information about our speakers.

Thank you to the Ohio Arts Council for making these public events possible!

All times are in Eastern Standard Time

Monday, July 19

3:00-4:30 p.m. Craft Seminars:
  • Douglas Manuel (Poetry)
  • Lauren Markham (CNF)
  • Brian Conn (Fiction)
7:00-8:00 p.m.

Faculty & Thesis Student Reading

  • Holly Brooks
  • Kate Gale
  • Lauren Markham
  • Brian Conn

Tuesday, July 20

3:00-4:30 p.m. Craft Seminars:
  • Kate Gale (Poetry)
  • Katherine Standefer (CNF)
  • Sarah Monette (Fiction)
7:00-8:00 p.m. Reading by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Wednesday, July 21

3:00-4:30 p.m. Guest Craft Seminar
7:00-8:00 p.m. Reading by Patricia Smith

Thursday, July 22

3:00-4:20 p.m. Craft Seminar by Patricia Smith
7:00-8:00 p.m. Reading by Leslie Jamison

Friday, July 23

3:00-4:20 p.m. Craft Seminar by Leslie Jamison
7:00-8:00 p.m.

Faculty & Thesis Student Reading

  • Helma Groot
  • Tess Taylor
  • Kate Hopper
  • Sarah Monette

Saturday, July 24

3:00-4:20 p.m. Eileen O’Leary: From Thesis to Book
5:00-6:30 p.m. Publishing Panel
7:00-8:30 p.m.

Reading + Q&A:

  • Eileen O'Leary
  • Sarah Freligh
  • Jeff Darren Muse
Introductions and moderator: Jordan Beck

Monday, July 26

3:00-4:30 p.m. Craft Seminars:
  • Tess Taylor (Poetry)
  • Kelly Sundberg (CNF)
  • Nayomi Munaweera (Fiction)
7:00-8:00 p.m.

Lightning Flowers Event

  • Moderator: Maureen Wanket

Tuesday, July 27

3:00-4:30 p.m. Craft Seminars:
  • Marcelo Hernandez Castillo (Poetry)
  • Kate Hopper (CNF)
  • Naomi Williams (Fiction)
7:00-8:00 p.m.

Faculty & Thesis Student Reading

  • Lisa Trumble
  • Katherine Standefer
  • Nayomi Munaweera
  • Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

Wednesday, July 28

3:00-4:30 p.m. Craft Seminars:
  • Douglas Manuel (Poetry)
  • Katherine Standefer (CNF)
  • Edan Lepucki (Fiction)
7:00-8:00 p.m.

Faculty & Thesis Student Reading

  • Paul Lindberg
  • Vanessa Angélica Villarreal
  • Kelly Sundberg
  • Edan Lepucki

Thursday, July 29

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Craft Seminars:

  • Kate Gale (Poetry)
  • Lauren Markham (CNF)
  • Derek Palacio (Fiction)
7:00-8:00 p.m.

Faculty & Thesis Student Reading

  • Maureen Wanket
  • Dexter Booth
  • Naomi Williams
  • Christian Kiefer

Learn more about the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing Program at Ashland University

home of The Ashland Poetry Press and The Black Fork Review

For more information, contact the MFA Office, 419.289.5098 or mfa@ashland.edu.

Thank you to these organizations for their support and partnership

The Ashland University MFA Program is grateful for the support of the Ohio Arts Council, whose funding helps make this program possible. We're also grateful for past partnership with the Coburn Art Gallery, and the Ashland Public Library. 

The Ashland University MFA Program is grateful for the support of the Ohio Arts Council, whose funding helps make this program possible.
Ohio Arts Council