Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

Stonecoast MFA Announces Public Events for Summer 2020 Residency

Join the Stonecoast MFA community for a week of inspiring readings and discussions with Stonecoast’s award-winning faculty and guest writers, June 21-27th, 2020. Evening events are free and open to the public and will be hosted online through Zoom. 

CLICK HERE TO RSVP AND RECEIVE ACCESS TO THE 2020 SUMMER RESIDENCY PUBLIC READINGS. 

The week-long series includes flash faculty and guest readings, a conversation about identity and art-making, and a discussion on the thin membrane separating the writer and the world.

The residency concludes with the Summer 2020 graduation ceremony on Monday, June 29th. The commencement speaker is Stonecoast faculty member Cate Marvin.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP AND RECEIVE ACCESS TO THE 2020 SUMMER GRADUATION.

A detailed schedule of the week’s readers and panelists is below.

 

Sunday, June 21, 7:30pm EST

Insight and Inspiration

After a flash reading, faculty members will talk about writing projects and processes.

Faith Adiele, Rick Bass, Tobias Buckell

 

Monday, June 22, 7:00pm EST

Insight and Inspiration

After a flash reading, faculty members will talk about writing projects and processes.

Ted Deppe, Cara Hoffman, Katherine Larson, Robert Levy

 

Tuesday, June 23, 7:00pm EST

Insight and Inspiration

After a flash reading, faculty members will talk about writing projects and processes.

JJ Amaworo Wilson, Breena Clarke, Ron Currie Jr., Elizabeth Hand

 

Wednesday, June 24, 7:00pm EST

In Conversation: Chen Chen and Mat Johnson

Mat Johnson, author of Loving Day, will join Chen Chen for a conversation on the interconnectedness of identity and art-making.

 

Thursday, June 25, 8:00pm EST

Insight and Inspiration

After a flash reading, faculty members will talk about writing projects and processes.

Tom Coash, Aaron Hamburger, Elizabeth Searle, Lauren Marie Schmidt

 

Friday, June 26, 7:00pm EST

Your Life/Your Work: Susan Conley and Lily King in Conversation

An intimate talk between friends about the membrane separating the writer and the world. Lily King is a Kirkus Prize winner and a New York Times bestseller.

 

Saturday, June 27, 7:00pm EST

Insight and Inspiration

After a flash reading, faculty members will talk about writing projects and processes.

Susan Conley, David Anthony Durham, Martin Espada, Theodora Goss