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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

James Jabar and Sarah Rose Nordgren reading poster

October 13, 2022 | 6:00PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC

James Jabar and Sarah Rose Nordgren Alumni Poetry Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host an alumni poetry reading by James Jabar […]


Michael Parker Reading Poster

November 10, 2022 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC

Michael Parker Fiction Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a fiction reading by Michael Parker on […]


Past Events

A Celebration of Fred Chappell Reading Poster

October 1, 2022 | 1:00 PM | UNCG Alumni House

I Am One of You Forever: A Celebration of Fred Chappell

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The UNCG Class of 1952 will host a day-long celebration of UNCG […]


Jones-Hummel Reading Poster

September 30, 2022 | 7:00 PM | UNCG Alumni House

CANCELLED Rodney Jones and Maria Hummel Alumni Poetry & Fiction Reading

The Rodney Jones and Maria Hummel alumni poetry and fiction reading has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Tomorrow’s Celebration […]


Albergotti-Ockert Reading Poster

September 15, 2022 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books, 304. S. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC

Dan Albergotti and Jason Ockert Poetry & Fiction Reading

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


Holly Goddard Jones Reading Poster

September 1, 2022 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC

Holly Goddard Jones Faculty Fiction Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a fiction reading by Holly Goddard Jones […]


April 7, 2022 | 7:00 PM | UNCG Faculty Center, 402 College Avenue, Campus

Stuart Dischell Faculty Poetry Reading

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


March 24, 2022 | 7:00PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street.

Eli Cranor Fiction Reading

Scuppernong Books, The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro, and The Greensboro Review will host a fiction reading Eli Cranor […]


SHE CAN, WE CAN: BEYOND THE WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE CENTENNIALD THE WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL

March 17, 2022 | 7:00 PM | Elliott University Center Auditorium

An Evening with Natasha Trethewey, Former U.S. Poet Laureate and Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro, The Greensboro Review, and The UNCG African American and African Diaspora Studies Program […]