Department of English 3353
M.F.A. Creative Writing Program
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
March 28, 2013 — University of Wyoming Associate English Professor Brad Watson has added another national honor to his list of fiction-writing awards.
February 6, 2013 — Mark Nowak, an award-winning poet, social critic and labor activist, will present “Working in Wyoming,” a series of three free public writing workshops, this month in Laramie. No previous writing experience is required to attend.
January 28, 2013 — Acclaimed author ZZ Packer is the first guest this semester in the University of Wyoming’s MFA Program in Creative Writing Visiting Writers Series.
November 7, 2012 — Scientists, artists and writers will share their views of nature during the “Listening to Nature” program Friday, Nov. 9, at 5:15 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. The event is free and open to the public.
October 9, 2012 — Acclaimed author Brian Leung will be visiting UW on October 24 and 25, 2012. The main event of his visit will be a presentation at on October 25 at 5:00 pm in William Robertson Coe Library, Room 506. His reading is free and open to the public.
September 12, 2012 — Award-winning poet CAConrad will read from his work at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Night Heron Books, located at 107 E. Ivinson St.
September 4, 2012 — The University of Wyoming’s Department of Art, the MFA program in Creative Writing, and Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts are pleased to present “Brush Creek Presents” on Thursday, September 20, 2012. The event will be held at the University of Wyoming Visual Arts room 111 from 5-7 pm. Brush Creek Presents is a free, one-night presentation featuring the current artists-in-residence at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts. Set up in ten minute segments, each artist, writer or musician will briefly share their talents with time for question and answer at the end of the evening.
May 25, 2012 — Twenty-six years after he unsuccessfully attempted to climb Mount Everest as a graduate student at the University of Wyoming, Mark Jenkins has reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain.
March 21, 2012 — The MFA program in Creative Writing will host two Eminent Writers in Residence, Maggie Nelson and Mark Nowak, at the University of Wyoming during the 2012-2013 academic year. During their visits, Nelson and Nowak will work closely with MFA students, visit classes and writing workshops, and give public readings of their work.
January 30, 2012 — Rattawut Lapcharoensap, University of Wyoming MFA Program in Creative Writing Eminent Writer in Residence, is the recipient of a major five-year European literary grant from the Abraham Woursell Foundation. He recently accepted the prize in Vienna, Austria.