2022 Schedule of Events

2022 MFA Summer Residency Public Events Schedule

Tuesday, July 26 – Thursday, August 4, 2022

The events listed below are open to the public.  All of the events will take place on Ashland University’s main campus.  Locations will be posted closer to the events. 

See our 2022 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

Tuesday, July 26

1:30-3:00 p.m.

Craft Classes:
  • Sarah Monette (Fiction)
    Location: Kettering 129
  • Chuck Carlise (Poetry)
    Location: Kettering 131
  • Kelly Sundberg (CNF)
    Location: Kettering 226

7:00-8:30 p.m.

Reading by John Keene
Location: Kettering Lecture Room 112

Wednesday, July 27

1:30-3:00 p.m.

Craft Class:

  • John Keene (Poetry)
    Location: Kettering Lecture 112

7:00-8:30 p.m.

Reading by Ben Percy
Location: Kettering Lecture 112

5:30-6:50 p.m.

Tess Taylor - Poetry Workshop
Location: Ashland Public Library, 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, OH 44805

Thursday, July 28

1:30-3:00 p.m.

Craft Class:

  • Ben Percy (Fiction)
    Location: Kettering Lecture 112

7:00-8:00 p.m.

Reading by Ashley C. Ford
Location: Eagle's Nest Patio (rain location: Redwood)

5:30-6:50 p.m.

Tess Taylor - Poetry Workshop
Location: Ashland Public Library, 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, OH 44805

Friday, July 29

1:30-3:00 p.m. Craft Class (virtual):
  • Ashley C. Ford
    Location: virtul
7:00-8:00 p.m. Faculty & Thesis Student Reading
  • Edan Lepucki
    Location: Kettering Lecture Room 112

5:30-6:50 p.m.

Tess Taylor - Poetry Workshop
Location: Ashland Public Library, 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, OH 44805

Sunday, July 31

1:30-3:00 p.m.

Alumni Reading
Location: Kettering Lecture Room 112

7:00-8:00 p.m.

Faculty & Thesis Student Reading
Location: Kettering Lecture Room 112

Monday, August 1

1:30-3:00 p.m.

Craft Classes

  • Sarah Monette (Fiction)
    Location: Kettering Lecture Room 129

  • Tess Taylor (Poetry)
    Location: Kettering Lecture Room 131

  • Cass Donish (CNF)
    Location: Kettering Lecture Room 226

7:00-8:00 p.m.

Faculty & Thesis Student Reading
Location: Kettering Lecture Room 112

5:30-6:50 p.m.

Nayomi Munaweera & Lisa Nikolidakis - Writing Family History workshop
Location: Ashland Public Library, 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, OH 44805

Tuesday, August 2

1:30-3:00 p.m. Craft Classes
  • Sarah Monette (Fiction)
    Location: Kettering Lecture Room 129
  • Tess Taylor (Poetry)
    Location: Kettering Lecture Room 131
  • Cass Donish (CNF)
    Location: Kettering Lecture Room 226

7:00-8:00 p.m.

Faculty & Thesis Student Reading
Location: Kettering Lecture Room 112

5:30-6:50 p.m.

Marcelo Castillo - Poetry and Nature workshop
Location: Ashland Public Library, 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, OH 44805

Wednesday, August 3

1:30-3:00 p.m.

Craft Classes

  • Sarah Monette (Fiction)
    Location: Kettering Lecture Room 129
  • Tess Taylor (Poetry)
    Location: Kettering Lecture Room 131
  • Cass Donish (CNF)
    Location: Kettering Lecture Room 226

7:00-8:00 p.m.

Faculty & Thesis Student Reading
Location: Kettering Lecture Room 112

8:00-9:00 p.m.

MFA Studens' Open Mic
Location: Kettering Lecture Room 112

Thursday, August 4

1:00-3:00 p.m.

Graduate Student Readings
Location: Kettering Lecture Room 112