Literary events in and around Orlando:
It’s an October full of literary events! Hope to see you at some of these!
Saturday, October 5 at Orange County Public Library 1-5:30, UCF MFA alum Alli Martin is running a Writer’s Conference with alums Jenny Broom, and Catherine Carson as instructors and panelists.
Sunday, October 6 at Stardust in Winter Park from 5-6PM, UCF MFA alum Lana Ghannam will be reading from her new poetry book Two Tongues. The reading is from 5-6 with book signing afterwards. Alum Dianne Turgeon Richardson and Professor Terry Thaxton will also be reading, briefly to help celebrate Lana!
Sunday, October 6 (yep, same day!) at Orlando Brewing from 7-9, UCF MFA Program’s Reading Series PARCELS will feature Adam Byko, Kyle Kubik, and Carissa Richetti, and faculty member Terry Thaxton
Monday, October 7 on campus, HPA 1 116, 4:00-5:00, Writers in the Sun presents Jake Wolf reading from his new novel The History of Living Forever.
Thursday, October 10, UCF Writing Center Open Mic Night, TCH 109, 6:30-8:30, featuring UCF MFA student Dez DeShaiesas Keynote Reader
Tuesday, October 22 US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo reading at Stetson University, Carlton Union Building, 131, E. Minnesota Avenue, Deland, FL; October 22 at 7:00 pm presented by Atlantic Center for the Arts.
November 3, 7 p.m. Parcels: Reading Series featuring UCF MFA students and faculty member Chrissy Kolaya. Orlando Brewing.
November 18, 4-5 p.m. Writers In the Sun reading, Chrissy Kolaya. UCF Campus: HPA 1 (Health and Public Affairs Building 1), Room 116.
Former and current students, some opportunities below: