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Distinguished Visiting Writers Series

Each year, the MFA faculty invites authors and editors to Greensboro for our Distinguished Visiting Writers Series, which features virtual and on-campus readings, workshops, and master classes. Guests have included poet laureates and winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the PEN/Hemingway Award, among others.

Upcoming Events

Fall into Fiction with Michael Parker and the Our State Book Club

September 23, 2024 | 6:00 PM | UNCG Alumni House

Fall into Fiction with Michael Parker and the Our State Book Club

Join the Our State Book Club with Wiley Cash for a special event featuring award-winning North Carolinian author Michael Parker […]


October 3, 2024 | 6:00 PM | UNCG Alumni House, 404 College Avenue

Ruth Dickey and Tita Ramirez Alumni Poetry and Fiction Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a poetry and fiction reading by UNCG alums […]


Past Events

JENNINE CAPÓ CRUCET Reading Poster

March 14, 2024 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street

Jennine Capó Crucet Fiction Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a fiction reading by Jennine Capó Crucet on […]


Michael Parker Lecture Poster

February 29, 2024 | 4:30 PM | T.B.A.

Michael Parker: The Last Lecture

The Department of English, the Office of Alumni Engagement, and the MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro will host a […]


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February 23, 2024 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books

Calista Malone and Katie Worden MFA Thesis Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro will host a fiction and poetry reading by Calista Malone and Katie Worden […]


Emilia Phillips Reading Poster

February 22, 2024 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books

Emilia Phillips Poetry Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a poetry reading by Emilia Phillips on […]


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February 16, 2024 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street

James Daniels and Nicholas León MFA Thesis Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro will host a fiction and poetry reading by James Daniels and Nicholas León […]


Julia Ridley Smith Reading Poster

February 3, 2024 | 5:00 PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street

Julia Ridley Smith Fiction Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a fiction reading by Julia Ridley Smith […]


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February 2, 2024 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street

Gabrielle Girard and Caroline White MFA Thesis Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro will host a fiction and poetry reading by Gabrielle Girard and Caroline White […]