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woman in dark glasses outside in hilly area with dead grass UW Eminent Writer-in-Residence Receives National Honor

April 29, 2016 — Joy Williams, University of Wyoming Creative Writing Program Eminent Writer-in-Residence, is the recipient of the prestigious PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story.

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woman in dark glasses outside in hilly area with dead grass UW Eminent Writer-in-Residence Receives National Honor

April 29, 2016 — Joy Williams, University of Wyoming Creative Writing Program Eminent Writer-in-Residence, is the recipient of the prestigious PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story.

woman sitting on deck in mountains and holding papers UW Creative Writing Program to Host Poet and Essayist April 21

April 13, 2016 — Poet and essayist Linda Russo will read selections from her work Thursday, April 21, at 6 p.m. at Night Heron Books, located at 107 E. Ivinson Ave. in Laramie. A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow the reading.

Fracture cover April 16, 2016-Creative Writing Symposium-Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America

March 1, 2016 — Three authors and two editors from the book "Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America" will read from their work and answer questions during this day-long event.

man sitting on the back of a bench Visiting UW Writer to Give Public Reading Feb. 12

February 3, 2016 — Australia-based fiction author Nam Le will give a public reading from his book, titled “The Boat,” at the University of Wyoming Alumni House Friday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. A free public reception will follow his reading.

man walking across mountaintop UW’s Jenkins to Share Burmese Climbing Adventures

February 17, 2016 — Adventurer and journalist Mark Jenkins, of Laramie, will share his experiences exploring Southeast Asia’s Burma (Myanmar) during a series of public talks scheduled in six Wyoming communities in February and March.

head portrait of woman UW’s Saturday U Program Returns to Gillette Feb. 11

February 2, 2016 — Saturday University -- the University of Wyoming’s popular, free college education program -- will take place in Gillette Thursday, Feb. 11.

UW Creative Writing MFA Students to Read in Rawlins Sunday

September 30, 2015 — Five Master of Fine Arts (MFA) candidates from the University of Wyoming Creative Writing MFA Program will read selections from their work Sunday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. at the Carbon County Higher Education Center (CCHEC) Career and Tech Ed Center in Rawlins.

head portrait of man Noted Poet and Critic Longenbach to Speak at UW-Casper Oct. 1

September 28, 2015 — The University of Wyoming at Casper will host James Longenbach’s “Lyric Knowledge or the Uses of Poetry” Thursday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. in Durham Hall, on the third floor of Aley Hall at Casper College.

two people in water near huge cave entrance Adventurer to Discuss World’s Largest Cave at Cheyenne Program

September 14, 2015 — Adventurer Mark Jenkins will describe his journey to the depths of Earth’s biggest cave Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the Laramie County Community College Center for Conferences and Institutes Union Pacific Centennial Room 129.

man looking at paper he is writing on UW Launches Independent Program in Creative Writing

July 24, 2015 — An independent Creative Writing Program will be launched this fall within the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences.

UW Master of Fine Arts Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary

April 2, 2015 — The nationally recognized Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program is noting its 10th anniversary this week at the University of Wyoming.

UW Creative Writing Students Present Workshops, Readings

February 5, 2015 — Three students in the University of Wyoming Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program are leading writing workshops at the Wyoming Girls’ School in Sheridan.

opening of huge cave looking out, dwarfing people standing in water inside cave UW’s Jenkins to Share Vietnamese Cave Adventures

February 10, 2015 — Adventurer and journalist Mark Jenkins will share his experiences exploring Vietnam and the largest cave ever discovered during a series of public talks around Wyoming in March.

artwork with black background and green and black shapes New Exhibitions to Open at UW Art Museum

January 30, 2015 — Three new exhibitions will open Saturday, Feb. 7, for the spring semester at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

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