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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

Jean-Luc Bouchard - Mary Sims Reading Poster

February 3, 2023 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street

Jean-Luc Bouchard and Mary C. Sims Thesis Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro will host a fiction and poetry reading by Jean-Luc Bouchard and Mary Sims […]


Lisa Compo - Aaron Jackson Reading Poster

February 10, 2023 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street

Lisa Compo and Aaron Jackson Thesis Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro will host a poetry and ficiton reading by Lisa Compo and Aaron Jackson […]


Tyree Daye | James Daniels poster - CACE 2023

February 21, 2023 | 5:00 PM | UNCG Alumni House, 404 College Avenue

Bridge Builders: Black Dialogues, Connections, Transformations – UNCG MFA Writing Program student James Daniels in Conversation with Tyree Daye

The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program, in conjunction with the UNCG MFA Writing Program, will host a conversation […]


Tyree Daye Reading Poster - CACE 2023

February 21, 2023 | 6:00 PM | UNCG Alumni House, 404 College Avenue

Tyree Daye Poetry Reading

The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program, in conjunction with the UNCG MFA Writing Program, will host a poetry […]


Askold Melnyczuk Reading Poster

March 16, 2023 | 7:00 PM | UNCG Faculty Center, 402 College Avenue

Askold Melnyczuk Fiction Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro, The Greensboro Review, and The UNCG Class of 1949 will host a fiction […]


Andalusian Visions by Stuart Dischell

March 30, 2023 | 7:00 PM | UNCG Faculty Center, College Avenue

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 Thursday, […]


Camille Dungy - Maria Hummel Reading Poster

April 14, 2023 | 7:00 PM | Curry Building Auditorium

Camille T. Dungy and Maria Hummell Alumni Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The UNCG Class of 1952 will host an alumni Camille T. Dungy […]


Past Events

Kiana Govoni - Jordan Williams Reading Poster

January 27, 2023 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street

Kiana Govoni and Jordan Williams Thesis Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro will host a fiction and poetry reading by Kiana Govoni and Jordan Williams […]


Emily Mathis - Maddie Poole - Maddy Porter - Reading Poster

January 20, 2023 | 6:00 PM | Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street

Emily Mathis, Maddie Poole, and Maddy Porter Thesis Reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro will host a fiction and poetry reading by Emily Mathis, Maddie Poole, and […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]