Spring 2018 Literary Event ScheduleFriday, 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.
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
September 11-15, 2017
April 1-6, 2018