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English Department

Physical Address:
200 Brink Hall

Mailing Address:
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

Phone: 208-885-6156

Fax: 208-885-5944

Email: englishdept@uidaho.edu

Web: English

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Calendar

Spring 2018 Literary Event Schedule

Friday, January 26 | 6:30 p.m.
MFA Symposium, hosted by Jenn Ladino. Readers: Caitlin Palmer, Cindy Fuhrman, and Stacy Boe Miller.

Saturday, January 27 | 7:30 p.m. at Rants and Raves Brewery
Creative Crossroads, a reading by MFA graduate students and faculty.

Monday, February 12 | 7 p.m. at the Bruce M. Pitman Center
“Revisiting the Underground Railroad,” a talk by Colson Whitehead.

February 23rd – 6:30 p.m.
MFA Symposium, hosted by Alexandra Teague. Readers: Caitlyn Curran, Jake Wilson, and Sarah Vangundy.

9th Annual Hemingway Festival:

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

11 a.m. at Moscow Public Library | FREE
"Scholars on Hemingway and Place," a panel chaired by Suzanne del Gizzo, with Laura Godfrey, Dale Graden, and Joseph Mbele.

1 p.m. at the Kenworthy Theater | FREE
Film screening of “Papa’s Shadow: Hemingway in East Africa.” Explore the integral role of two safaris in their shaping of an author and the demise of a legend, with insight from Hemingway’s son.

7 p.m. at BookPeople of Moscow | FREE
"Sneak Peeks" Reading with UI MFA Faculty

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

1 p.m. at Moscow Public Library | FREE
Hemingway’s Cuban Legacy with Diane Kelly-Riley

5:30 pm at the McConnell Mansion | FREE
High School Contest Winners Presentation and reception for Yaa Gyasi. Will include hors d’oeuvres by Bloom.

7 p.m. at the Moscow High School Auditorium | FREE
A public reading by 2017 PEN/Hemingway Winner, Yaa Gyasi.

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

6 p.m. at Bloom
Hemingway Fellowship Fundraiser Dinner and staged reading of “Hills Like White Elephants” with Kelly Quinnett, Dylan Paul, and Ben James. Call 1(208) 885-6156 for tickets.

7:30 p.m. at One World Café | FREE
"A Moveable Feets," a graduate student reading and dance party presented by Fugue Literary Journal.

For more information on the Hemingway Festival, click here.

April 1-6
Distinguished Visiting Writer in Fiction, Sabina Murray. 

2017-2018 Literary Event Schedule

Thursday, August 24 | 7:30 p.m. at BookPeople of Moscow | FREE Michael McGriff book launch for Early Hour (poetry)
Wednesday, September 13 | 7:30 p.m. at The 1912 Center | FREE
Reading with Distinguished Visiting Writer David Shields (nonfiction), followed by Q&A

Thursday, September 14 | 2:30 p.m. at Arena Theater | FREE
Craft talk with Distinguished Visiting Writer David Shields (nonfiction), followed by Q&A

Wednesday, September 27 | 1 p.m. at Moscow Public Library | FREE
Joy Passanante book launch for Through a Long Absence (nonfiction)

Thursday, October 5 | 7 p.m at BookPeople of Moscow | FREE
Joy Passanante reading (nonfiction) from Through a Long Absence 

Thursday, October 12 | 7:30 p.m. at BookPeople of Moscow | FREE
Program Alum, Matthew Sullivan reading from his novel debut, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore

Friday, November 10 | Host: Brian Blanchfield | FREE
M.F.A. Symposium, featuring readings by Caitlin Hill and Lauren Yarnall

Monday, October 23 | 12  noon at Washington State University | FREE
Moya Cannon reading (poetry), followed by craft talk at BookPeople of Moscow at 5 p.m.

November 16 | 7:30 p.m. at BookPeople of Moscow | FREE
Brian Blanchfield faculty reading (nonfiction)

Wednesday, December 6 | 7:30 p.m. at BookPeople of Moscow| FREE
Robert Wrigley and Alexandra Teague reading (poetry) from the anthology Bullets to Bells

March 1-4 | 2018 Hemingway Festival
Annual literary festival celebrating the life and work of Ernest Hemingway, with a reading by 2017 PEN/Hemingway Award winner Yaa Gyasi

Distinguished Visiting Writers

David Shields
September 11-15, 2017

Sabina Murray
April 1-6, 2018

English Department

Physical Address:
200 Brink Hall

Mailing Address:
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

Phone: 208-885-6156

Fax: 208-885-5944

Email: englishdept@uidaho.edu

Web: English

Directory Map