Virtual Visiting Writers Workshop: Greg Brownderville & Tim Earley

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  • Presented By: Weber State University Lindquist College of Arts a...
  • At: Online/Virtual Space
  • , Online/Virtual, UT 00000
  • 11/16/2021 - 11/16/2021
  • 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
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    Presented by Weber State EnglishWhen: November 16, 2021 @ 6 p.m.Location: ZoomGreg Brownderville is the writer, showrunner, and creator of Fire Bones (2021), the world’s first go-show. Brownderville is also the author of three books of poetry. In 2011 he published Gust (Northwestern University Press/TriQuarterly), which made the Poetry Foundation’s Best-Seller List and was included among “Top Picks” by Library Journal. In 2012 he published Deep Down in the Delta (Butler Center Books), a collection of poems based on folktales he gathered in and around his home community of Pumpkin Bend, Arkansas. Brownderville’s third book, A Horse with Holes in It, was released by LSU Press in November 2016. Collaborating with composer Jacob Cooper, Brownderville wrote the words to “Jar” (Silver Threads, Nonesuch Records, 2014) and Ripple the Sky, which premiered with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2016 and was released by New Amsterdam Records in 2020. Brownderville has been awarded prizes and fellowships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, New Millennium Writings, and the Porter Fund. He has been a Murphy Visiting Poet at Hendrix College and a writer in residence at the Lemon Tree House in Camporsevoli, Italy. Brownderville currently serves as the editor-in-chief of Southwest Review, the director of creative writing, and an associate professor of English at SMU in Dallas. Tim Earley was born and raised in the Sandy Mush community of Rutherford County, North Carolina. He is the author of five books of poems, Boondoggle (Main Street Rag, 2005), The Spooking of Mavens (Cracked Slab Books, 2010), Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery (Horse Less Press, 2014), which won the 2015 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Poetry Award, Linthead Stomp (Horse Less Press, 2016), and Epigrams Both Ludic and Regicidal (Delete Press, 2019).His work has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including Chicago Review, Colorado Review, jubilat, Southern Humanities Review, Sink Review, Typo, Conduit, The Ecopoetry Anthology, Literary Trails of the North Carolina Mountains, and the Hick Poetics Anthology. He was educated at Isothermal Community College, USC Upstate, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Alabama, where he earned an MFA in Creative Writing.He is the recipient of writing fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and Hawthornden Castle in Lasswade, Scotland. Currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of Mississippi, he teaches online courses in creative writing, Appalachian literature, fantasy literature, and early British literature.Tim is the founder of Odd Bard Games, a group of poets and writers dedicated to producing tabletop roleplaying games with an emphasis on character development and narrative richness. His first game, Holler: An Appalachian Apocalypse, uses the Savage Worlds rules system and focuses on labor conflict, environmental crisis, and Appalachian ghost stories/folklore. Holler will be published by Pinnacle Entertainment Group in 2021.

    Event Info

    • Presented By: Weber State University Lindquist College of Arts a...
    • Dates: November 16, 2021
    • Location: Online/Virtual Space
    • Address: Online/Virtual, UT 00000
    • Time: 6:00 PM to 11:59 PM
    • Categories: Free, Humanities, Discounts & Free, Literature, Lectures, Virtual
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