2021 Schedule of Events

2021 Summer Residency Schedule

Sunday, July 18 – Saturday, July 31, 2021

Please note that this schedule is primarily intended for MFA students, faculty, and other 2021 residency guests. For events that are open to the public, we encourage visitors to see our Summer Reading & Seminar Series page.

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