41st Annual Writers Week Conference at UC Riverside
Join us for the 41st Annual Writers Week Conference, the longest-running FREE literary event in California, which attracts both seasoned authors and those just beginning their careers. This year’s event takes place from February 12-18, and is hosted by the UCR Department of Creative Writing and Tom Lutz, the Writers Week director.
On Monday, February 12th join us to hear:
Tess Taylor is a poet, an on-air poetry reviewer for NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and the chair of the poetry committee of the National Book Critics Circle. She is the author of the chapbook, Misremembered World, the book The Forage House, in which she explores her personal history as a descendant of Thomas Jefferson, and the author of Work and Days, which was named one of the Best Poetry Books of 2016 by The New York Times. (Reading at 2:30 pm)
Hadara Bar-Nadav is a poet and a Professor of English at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She is the author of two chapbooks and three poetry collections. She also co-authored the bestselling textbook Writing Poems (8th edition) with Michelle Boisseau. Her latest book of poetry, The New Nudity was published in 2017. (Reading at 4 pm)
Books by Writers Week authors are available at the UCR Bookstore and at Cellar Door Books in nearby Canyon Crest Town Center.
Complimentary parking permits available at parking lot Kiosk.
Where: CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg., South-Screening Room, 1128
Date: Monday the 12th
Time: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm; and 4 pm – 5:30 pm on Monday the 12th
Address: 900 University Ave., Riverside, CA 92521