Special Alert

UGA Creative Writing Program: LeAnne Howe and Magdalena Zurawski

  • April 9, 2019
  • 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Location: Ciné
  • Host: Avid Bookshop on Prince
  • 234 W Hancock Ave 
  • Athens, GA
  • Phone: (706) 352-2060
  • Price: No admission charge

Avid Bookshop and UGA Creative Writing Program present a stellar double billing, LeAnne Howe and Magdalena Zurawski, for their respective book launches. This event will take place on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, from 7-9pm at Cine Athens in downtown Athens and is free and open to the public. We encourage you to purchase a copy of the books to get them signed by the authors!

You can purchase the event books online from Avid Bookshop below or on April 9th at Ciné.




LeAnne Howe (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma) is a poet, fiction writer, playwright, and filmmaker. Her previous book, CHOCTALKING ON OTHER REALITIES, won the inaugural 2014 MLA Prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures, and Languages. She is the Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature in English at the University of Georgia, Athens.

Magdalena Zurawski is the author of the novel THE BRUISE, which won the Ronald Sukenick Award from FC2 in 2008 and a LAMBDA literary award in 2009, and the collection of poems COMPANION ANIMAL, which was published by Litmus Press in 2015 and won a Norma Faber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. She attended Brown University where she studied with poets Rosmarie and Keith Waldrop, C.D. Wright, and Peter Gizzi. She has lived in Berlin, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Durham, NC where she ran the Minor American Reading Series. She is currently Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia.

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