Converse College Low Residency MFA
January Residency Public Readings and Lectures
The following events are free and open to the public. Events take place at the Spartanburg Marriott & Conference Center in the Dogwood Room.
January 1, 8:00 p.m., visiting writer reading by Catherine Carter, the author of The Swamp Monster at Home, Louisiana State University Press, 2012, and The Memory of Gills, Louisiana State University Press.
January 2, 4:30 p.m., Fiction Craft Lecture, Leslie Pietrzyk, “Inch by Inch and Word by Word: Strategies for Revision.”
January 2, 8:00 p.m., Faculty Reading by Suzanne Cleary and Marlin Barton.
January 3, 10:00 a.m., Nonfiction Craft Lecture, Susan Tekulve, "Studying the Scribes of Epicurus: What We Can Learn from Those Who Write Through the Lens of Food."
January 4, 8:00 p.m., Faculty Reading by Susan Tekulve and John Lane.
January 5, Poetry Craft lecture, Suzanne Cleary, "Risk and More Risk: Building Better Poems, and Having More Fun Doing So."
January 5, 4:30 p.m., Fiction Craft Lecture, Marlin Barton, “Reaching the Lyric Register.”
January 5, 8:00 p.m., Faculty Reading, Leslie Pietrzyk and Brock Clarke.
January 6, 8:00 p.m., Faculty Reading, Rick Mulkey and Robert Olmstead.
January 7, 4:30 p.m., Craft Lecture,“The View from an Editor’s Desk,” Mark Drew, Associate Editor of Gettysburg Review.
January 7, 8:00 p.m., Faculty Reading, Richard Tillinghast and Elizabeth Cox.
January 8, 4:30 p.m., Craft Lecture with Atlantic Monthly Fiction Editor, C. Michael Curtis.