Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

Stonecoast MFA Summer Residency Public Readings

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, July 12, 2013, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, July 13, 2013, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, July 14, 2013, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Monday, July 15, 2013, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Thursday, July 18, 2013, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, July 20, 2013, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 
The Inn at Brunswick Station, Brunswick, ME or Bowdoin College (see descriptions)
Contact Name: 
Robin Talbot
Contact Email: 
rtalbot@usm.maine.edu

University of Southern Maine

STONECOAST MFA in CREATIVE WRITING

SCHEDULE FOR SUMMER 2013 RESIDENCY

Please note: This schedule is subject to change depending on residency needs.

Unless otherwise indicated, evening events will occur at The Inn at Brunswick Station. 

FRIDAY, JULY 12

7:30 p.m. Welcome Remarks and Faculty Introductions

Annie Finch, Director

The Inn at Brunswick Station                                     

7:45 p.m.  Flash Faculty Readings

Faculty Flash Readings I: Faculty members will share three minutes of their work.

Rick Bass, Sarah Braunstein, Susan Conley, Ted Deppe, Barbara Hurd, Cait Johnson, Michael Kimball, Debra Marquart, Alexandra Oliver, Dolan Perkins-Valdez, Elizabeth Searle

The Inn at Brunswick Station                       


SATURDAY, JULY 13

7:00 p.m. Faculty Reading/Questions and Answers

Marjorie Liu (Michael Kimball)

The Inn at Brunswick Station

 

SUNDAY, JULY 14

7:00 p.m. Faculty and Guest Readings

Megan Frazer Blakemore (Karen Bovenmyer) and Jaed Coffin (Elizabeth Searle)

The Inn at Brunswick Station

           

MONDAY, JULY 15

7:00 p.m.  Faculty and Guest Readings

Rick Bass (Barbara Hurd) and Sarah Braunstein (Dolen Perkins-Valdez)

The Inn at Brunswick Station

8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Stonecoast Open Mic (student organized)

Students should be prepared to read for 3 minutes and sign up at the door.

The Inn at Brunswick Station

 

TUESDAY, JULY 16

7:00 p.m.  Faculty Reading/Questions and Answers

Annie Finch (Alexandra Oliver)

The Inn at Brunswick Station

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Community Discussion: Writing and Social Justice (alumni symposium on writing for social change, event 2)

Ellen Meeropol and Ruth Rohde

Bowdoin College 

                                                                                   

THURSDAY, JULY 18

7:00 p.m. Faculty Flash Readings

Faculty Flash Readings II: Faculty members will share three minutes of their work.

Tony Barnstone, Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Breena Clarke, Boman Desai, David Anthony Durham, Theodora Goss, Aaron Hamburger, Elizabeth Hand, James Patrick Kelly, David Mura, Alexs Pate, Suzanne Strempek Shea

The Inn at Brunswick Station

8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Stonecoast Open Mic (student organized)

Students should be prepared to read for 3 minutes and sign up at the door.

The Inn at Brunswick Station

 

FRIDAY, JULY 19

7:00 p.m. Faculty Reading/Questions and Answers

Nicholson Baker (Boman Desai)

The Inn at Brunswick Station

Literary Life: An Open Discussion

An honest, engaged discussion with faculty writers who have crafted a range of solutions to the question: what constitutes a satisfying literary life? Students will be encouraged to ask the questions they need answered to help craft their own writer's life.

Nicholson Baker, Tony Barnstone, Breena Clark, Annie Finch, Suzanne Strempek Shea

The Inn at Brunswick Station

  

SATURDAY, JULY 20        

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  GRADUATION CEREMONY

Alexs Pate, Commencement Speaker

Brunswick High School -- Crooker Theater

116 Maquoit Rd, Brunswick Maine

8:30 p.m. Graduation Reception and ‘Altered Egos’ Dance

Be yourself or . . . be someone else! Celebrants are invited to take on the guise of a favorite literary character or persona.

Light refreshments and cash bar

The Inn at Brunswick Station

 

SUNDAY, JULY 21

10:00 a.m. SCAA Alumni Meeting

Stonecoast Alumni are invited to attend the annual meeting. 

The Stone House