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Greensboro Bound: UNCG faculty and alumni highlights

Greensboro Bound: A Literary Festival is this coming weekend, and many UNC Greensboro faculty and alumni are participating alongside community members and visiting writers. Check out UNCG participants in the event listings below. View the Greensboro Bound website for the complete schedule.

 

Thursday, May 17

Introduction by Fred Chappell (Creative Writing) with a reading by Brett Ingram ’95

6 p.m. reception; 6:45 p.m. opening remarks, Weatherspoon Art Museum

 

Friday, May 19

Lorena Guillén (Music) and Alejandro Rutty (Music) with the Difficulties with Mark Engebretson (Music)

8:30 p.m., Friday, May 18, Scuppernong Books

 

Saturday, May 18

A Conversation with Lee Smith and Michael Parker (Creative Writing)

10 a.m., Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

 

Unicorn Press Panel including Mark Smith-Soto (Languages, Literatures and Cultures)

10 a.m., Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

 

Bull City Press Panel including Emilia Phillips (Creative Writing)

11:15 a.m., Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

 

Greensboro Opera: 15-minute opera for middle schoolers, directed by David Holley (Music) with music by Mark Engebretson (Music)

1 p.m., Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

 

Jabberbox Puppets with Marianne Ginger ’74 MFA and Deborah Seabrook ’75 MFA

2 p.m., Greensboro Cultural Arts Center: Hyers Theater

*For mature audiences

 

Contemporary Muslim Writing Beyond Politics: A Conversation including Dr. Omar H. Ali (Honors College, African American & African Diaspora Studies)

3:15, Cultural Arts Center, Hyers Theater

 

“On Grief and Love,” a Conversation about “The Bright Hour,” by Nina Riggs 04’ MFA, introduced by Provost Dana Dunn

4:30 p.m., Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

 

Short Story Panel including Steve Cushman ’02 MFA

4:30 p.m., Greensboro History Museum, Mary Norris Preyer Hall

 

The Music of John Prine and the Blues, with Dr. Emily Edwards (Media Studies)

9:30 p.m. Greensboro Project Space

 

Sunday, May 20

Novel Panel moderated by Holly Goddard-Jones (Creative Writing) including Jim Minick ’15 MFA

2:15 p.m., Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

 

UNCG M.F.A. Panel moderated by Terry Kennedy ’99 MFA (Creative Writing) with Heidi Czerwiec’95 MFA, Kerry French ’06 MFA, Sarah Rose Nordgren ’07 MFA

2:15 p.m., Triad Stage Upstage Cabaret

 

Feminist Panel moderated by Dr. Jennifer Feather (English)

2:15, Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

 

Poetry Panel including Lauren Moseley ’08 MFA

3:30 p.m., Triad Stage Upstage Cabaret