Visiting Writers Series
Fall 2016 Calendar
Sponsored by the Colorado College English Department with the support of the MacLean Visiting Writers Endowment. All events free and open to the public. For more information, call (719) 389-6853.
Block 1Ernest HilbertThursday, September 8 at 7 p.m. in McHugh Commons
Poet whose works include Sixty Sonnets, All of You on the Good Earth, Caligulan and the spoken word album Elegies and Laments as well as several opera libretti.Charlie AndersMonday, September 12 at 7 p.m. in Gaylord Hall
Charlie Jane Anders, author of All the Birds in the Sky and co-founder of io9.com, reads her work and reveals the secrets of universal domination. and unlimited donuts. Funded by the NEH Professorship.Chris BachelderThursday, September 15 at 7 p.m. in Gaylord Hall
Novelist whose works include Bear v. Shark, U.S.!, Abbott Awaits, The Throwback Special, and the bestselling e-book, Lessons in Virtual Tour Photography.
Block 2Marlon JamesMonday, September 26 at 7 p.m. in Kathryn Mohrman Theatre
Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings reads from and discusses his acclaimed novel. Sponsored by the Demarest Lloyd Lecture Fund.Mike LoveTuesday, September 27 at 5 p.m. in Richard F. Celeste Theatre
Beach Boy singer and music icon reads from his memoir Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy, which tells the story of his five-decade tenure in the famously fractious band. Funded by the NEH Professorship.Kathryn KuitenbrouwerTuesday, October 4 at 7 p.m. in Gaylord Hall
Canadian novelist and winner of the Sidney Prize, author of All the Broken Things, Perfecting, and The Nettle Spinner.Natanya Ann PulleyThursday, October 13 at 7 p.m. in McHugh Commons
The newest member of the Colorado College English Department, Pulley is a Diné (Navajo) writer who has published fiction and nonfiction in numerous journals, has been an editor for Quarterly West and South Dakota Review, and is currently the guest editor for the annual literary horror journal, Black Candies.
Block 3Vince BzdekThursday, November 10 at 7 p.m. in Gaylord Hall
Colorado College alumnus and newly appointed editor-in-chief of the Colorado Springs Gazette, former editor-at-large and digital political editor at the Washington Post, discusses recent changes in the media landscape. Funded by the NEH Professorship.
Block 4Max EarlyWednesday, December 7 at 7 p.m. in Gaylord Hall
Laguna Pueblo poet and potter who works in both English and his native Keresan language, Early’s first book of poetry was Ears of Corn: Listen. Made possible by the Hulbert Center for Southwest Studies.Percival EverettThursday, December 15 at 7 p.m. in Gaylord Hall
Visiting MacLean Distinguished Professor, Everett is a recipient of the Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, as well as author of many works of fiction, including Assumption, I Am Not Sidney Poitier, Erasure, and, most recently, Half an Inch of Water.
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