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Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series

For well over a decade, the Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series has created a vibrant community providing access to celebrated authors from around the country right here in western New York.

Guests include: Deborah Ager, Steve Almond, Cristin O'Keefe Aptowitcz, Dean Bakopoulos, Matt Bell, Mary Biddinger, L. Annette Binder, Jamel Brinkley, Jericho Brown, Nick Carbo, George David Clark, Eduardo C. Corral, Eugene Cross, Mike Czyzniejewski, Jim Daniels, Edwidge Danticat, Meg Day, Ben Drevlow, Denise Duhamel, Noah Falck, Daisy Fried, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Sarah Gambito, Ross Gay, Matthea Harvey, C.J. Hauser, Caitlin Horrocks, Tyehimba Jess, Allison Joseph, Ilya Kaminsky, Aryn Kyle, Joseph O. Legaspi, Shara McCallum, Jeffrey McDaniel, Karyna McGlynn, Rachel McKibbens, John McNally, Erika Meitner, John Murillo, Naomi Shihab Nye, Matthew Olzmann, Oliver de la Paz, Benjamin Percy, Bill Roorbach, Lee Ann Roripaugh, Patrick Rosal, Karen Russell, Ethan Rutherford, Matthew Salesses, Aisha Sabatini Sloan, Patrick Somerville, Ira Sukrungruang, Barrett Swanson, Lara Tupper, Carolyn Turgeon, Brian Turner, Anne Valente, Laura van den Berg, Gabriel Welsch, and Fredonia's very own Jillian Hanesworth, Christina Olson, and Michelle Whittaker!

These events are free and open to the public.

 

Fall 2021 MLW Visiting Writers Series

 

Sept. 29-30, 2021, 7 pm: Lara Tupper (craft talk, fiction reading)

September 2021 Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series: Lara Tupper

 

Nov. 3-4, 2021, 7 pm: Matthew Salesses (craft talk, fiction reading)

November 2021 Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series: Matthew Salesses

 

Spring 2022 MLW Visiting Writers Series

 

February 2022: Aisha Sabatini Sloan, author of Captioning the Archives

 

 

March 2022: Barrett Swanson, author of Lost in Summerland

 

 

April 2022: Jillian Hanesworth, Fredonia alumna and poet laureate of Buffalo

 

 

Spring 2021 MLW Visiting Writers Series

 

April 7-8: Meg Day (craft talk, poetry reading)

April 2020 Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series: Meg Day

 

March 10-11: Laura van den Berg (craft talk, fiction reading)

March 2020 Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series: Laura van den Berg

 

 

Fall 2020 MLW Visiting Writers Series

 

October 14-15: Matt Bell, Craft Talk and Fiction Reading

October 2020 Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series: Matt Bell

 

September 23-24: Noah Falck, Craft Talk and Poetry Reading

September 2020 Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series: Noah Falck

 

Out of an abundance of caution, we cancelled all remaining Fredonia English events for Spring 2020 in mid-March. Fortunately we were able to reschedule Meg Day for Spring 2021.

Spring 2020 MLW Visiting Writers Series and Convocation Welcome Meg Day

Meg Day, Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series, April 2020

 

Fall 2019 MLW Visiting Writers Series and Convocation Welcome Jamel Brinkley

Jamel Brinkley, Fall 2019 MLW Visiting Writer

 

 

Spring 2019 MLW Visiting Writers Series Welcomes

Michelle Whittaker (Stony Brook University), author of Surge

Michelle Whittaker, MLW Visiting Writers Series, April 9-10, 2019

 

Fall 2018 MLW Visiting Writers Series Welcomes

Anne Valente, author of Our Hearts Will Burn Us Down (novel) and By the Light We Knew Our Names (stories)

 

Anne Valente, Mary Louise White Visiting Writer

 

Spring 2018 MLW Visiting Writers Series Welcomes

George David Clark (poet [Reveille] and editor [32 Poems])

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Fall 2017 MLW Visiting Writers Series Welcomes

CJ Hauser, author of the 2014 novel The From-Aways

 

CJ Hauser

 

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