Cream City Review Live

Thursday, April 18 2019 7:00 PM

Hefter Center
3271 North Lake Dr.

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Please join us for a literary reading with Gail Aronson, Lenea Grace, and Rosebud Ben-Oni to celebrate the talented writing in UWM’s national literary journal, Cream City Review . Refreshments served at 7pm, Reading at 7:30pm.

Gail Aronson’s work recently appears or is forthcoming inDenver QuarterlyNat. Brut, Midwestern Gothic, The Adroit Journal, The Offing, and elsewhere. She is a fiction editor for Omnidawn Publishing and she lives and works in Pittsburgh.

Lenea Grace is the author of A Generous Latitude (ECW Press, 2018) and her work has appeared in The Walrus, Best New Poets, The Malahat Review, The Fiddlehead, and elsewhere. Lenea is the 2017 winner of The Walrus Poetry Prize Readers’ Choice Award for her poem “Echo”. She lives in Gibsons, BC, Canada.

Rosebud Ben-Oni is a recipient of the 2014 NYFA Fellowship in Poetry and a 2013 CantoMundo Fellowship. Her work appears in POETRY, The American Poetry Review, POETS.org, The Poetry Review (UK), Tin House, among others. Her poem “Poet Wrestling with Angels in the Dark” was commissioned by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City, and published by The Kenyon Review Online. She writes forThe Kenyon Review blog. Find her at 7TrainLove.org.

Fiction Reading and Craft Talk: C. Dale Young

Thursday, February 21 2019 7:00 PM

Hefter Center

Fiction Reading: C. Dale Young
Thursday February 21st
Hefter Center
7:00pm

Craft Talk
2:00pm
Mitchell Hall 191

Presented by the UWM English Department in partnership with cream city review, and co-sponsored by the LGBT Resource Center and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

C. Dale Young practices medicine full-time and teaches in the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers. He is the author of a novel in stories, The Affliction, (Four Way Books, 2018) and four collections of poetry, the most recent being The Halo (Four Way Books, 2016). His next book of poetry, Prometeo, is forthcoming from Four Way Books in 2021. He is a recipient of fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation. He is the 2017/2018 recipient of the Hanes Award from the Fellowship of Southern Writers.

His poetry and short fiction have appeared in many anthologies and magazines, including The Best American PoetryAsian American Poetry: The Next GenerationAmerican Poetry ReviewThe Atlantic MonthlyThe NationThe New Republic, and The Paris Review. He lives in San Francisco.

 

 

Poetry and Creative Nonfiction Reading and Craft Talk: Michael Dowdy

Michael Dowdy will deliver a lecture and discussion entitled “Poets, Critics, and the Limits of Literary Citizenship”

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 2:00pm
Curtin Hall 175

In addition, Dowdy will read from his award-winning poetry collection, Urbilly, and from his latest project, a volume of lyric essays.

Tuesday November 6, 2018, 7:00pmWoodland Pattern Book Center, 720 E Locust St.

Michael Dowdy is a poet, critic, editor, and essayist. His works include a book of poems, Urbilly (2017), a scholarly study of Latinx poetry, Broken Souths: Latina/o Poetic Responses to Neoliberalism and Globalization (2013)and, as coeditor with Claudia Rankine, a critical anthology, American Poets in the 21st Century: Poetics of Social Engagement (2018). He teaches poetry and Latinx literature at the University of South Carolina.

José Lanters presents The Theatre of Thomas Kilroy: No Absolutes

On October 20, English department professor José Lanters will be presenting her new work, The Theatre of Thomas Kilroy: No Absolutes at County Clare Irish Inn at 3pm.Members of Milwaukee Irish Arts will read a scene from The Death and Resurrection… Read More

Creative Writers in Nonprofit Careers: Panel Discussion, Reading, and Reception

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Hefter Conference Center, 3271 N. Lake Dr.

The panelists will discuss the services their organizations offer the public and how those services incorporate creative writing and other arts, their individual roles in their organizations, how they each began working in the not-for-profit world, what draws them to this work, and how their employment intersects with their work as writers/artists. They will also share with us what they see as the benefits and challenges, for writers/artists, of pursuing a career of this nature. The discussion will be followed by a short (3-5 minute) reading by each of the panelists and a reception with food and drink.

Panelists

Sammy Goodrich, Project Manager/Certified Facilitator of TimeSlips and founder of Stage Right (hosting intergenerational collaborative workshops in senior care facilities)

Jenny Gropp, Co-Director of Woodland Pattern Book Center, former Managing Editor of The Georgia Review, and author of The Hominine Egg, (Kore Press, 2017)

Dasha Kelly Hamilton, Founder of Stillwaters Collective and author of Almost Crimson (Curbside Splendor Press, 2015), Call It Forth (2014), and Hershey Eats Peanuts (Penmanship Books, 2009)

Laura Solomon, Co-Director of Woodland Pattern Book Center and author of The Hermit (Ugly Duckling Press, 2011), Blue and Red Things (UDP, 2007), and Bivouac (Slope Editions, 2002)

Chuck Stebelton, Program Coordinator at Interfaith Older Adult Programs and author of An Apostle Island (forthcoming from Oxeye Press), The Platformist (Cultural Society, 2012) and Circulation Flowers (Tougher Disguises, 2005)

Mark Doty Poetry Event

“Community and Connection” featuring Mark Doty
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7pm
Park East Hotel, 916 State Street, Milwaukee
General Admission $10, Students $5

National Poetry Coalition Reading Event, March 28: “Because We Come From Everything: Poetry & Migration”

National Poetry Coalition Reading Event “Because We Come From Everything: Poetry & Migration” featuring Margaret Noodin, Denise Sweet, Kimberly Blaeser, Franklin Kline, and Alexandria Delcourt.

March 28th at 7 p.m. at Woodland Pattern Book Center

Free & open to the public

Graduate Students Present at 4W Summit on Women, Gender and Well-being at UW-Madison

The English department was well represented at the 4W Summit on Women, Gender and Well-being at UW-Madison on April 15th and 16th. Here are the names and titles of presentations of people from our department:

“What Should Anna Duggar Do? A Discourse Analysis of the Quiverfull Movement”
Sara Doan, Graduate Student, English, UW-Milwaukee

“The Queer Rhetorical Agency of Preferred Names and Gender Pronouns”
Molly Ubbesen, Graduate Student, English – Rhetoric & Composition, UW-Milwaukee

“Creative Materiality in the Classroom: A Feminist and Queer Pedagogical Approach”
Frankie Mastrangelo, Graduate Student, English Department;
Casey O’Brien, Lecturer, Women’s and Gender Studies;
Krista Grensavitch, PhD Student, Department of History, MA, Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Sherri H. Hoffman to Present at NEXUS 2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Congratulations to Sherri H. Hoffman on her upcoming presentation of “The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Using Affect to Map Global Potentialities.”

Sherri will present at the NEXUS 2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions, March 3-5, at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Louise Zamparutti Presents at “Italy and Documentaries” Conference

Congratulations to Louise Zamparutti who presented “Il Cuore nel Pozzo: Ethical Implications of a Pseudo-Documentary” at the “Italy and Documentaries” Conference that took place at UCLA January 14-16.

This conference seeks to investigate how documentaries, with their various approaches and genres, have deeply influenced the way Italians and others view Italy and its natural and urban landscapes, cultural diversity, and artistic and literary traditions.