Creative Writing Program

Student Readings

Each MFA student is required to give a public reading before graduating with a degree from the University of Alabama’s MFA Creative Writing Program. The MFA Reading Series is a student-run, well-attended celebration of the writer at work. That which had been so lovingly crafted and revised is now public art.

2016-2017 MFA Readings

Note: All Spring 2018 readings will be located at Sella-Granata Gallery, and will begin at 4:30.

    • Fri Oct 6: Wyatt McMurry + Keith Wiley (Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library 205, 4:30 p.m)
    • Thurs Oct 12: Michael Lambert + David Lewis (Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall, 4:30 p.m.)
    • Thurs Nov 9: Courtney Eason + Sam LaMura (Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library 205, 4:30 p.m.)
    • Thurs Nov 16: Mark Ramirez + Steven Ikeme (Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall, 4:30 p.m.)
    • Fri Jan 26: Michelle Myers + Nathan Blanchard
    • Fri Feb 9: Brett Shaw + Daniel Myers
    • Fri Feb 23: Nabila Lovelace + Diamond Forde
    • Fri March 2: Kyle Macy + Alex Bauer
    • Fri March 30: shelley feller + Reem Abu-Baker

Other Readings

Other readings on campus or around town in which current MFAs, XFAs, instructors, faculty and local writers participate include the Slash Pine Press poetry festival each April (Facebook / Twitter) and the Pure Products Reading and Lecture Series throughout the year (Facebook).