Calendar

The Nonfiction Writing Program

SPRING 2019 CALENDAR

 

Week 1: January 14-19           

ACADEMIC

Monday, Jan 14: First Day of Classes

 

READING

Tuesday, Jan 15, 7PM, Prairie Lights Books: Sandy Allen, NWP Alum

Reception afterwards at Prairie Lights Café

 

SOCIAL

Friday, Jan 18, 2PM, EPB 304 (Gerber Lounge): English Dept. Post-Holiday Prandial Party

 

                         

Week 2: January 21-26

REST

Monday, Jan 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (university offices closed)

 

AWARD

Tuesday, Jan 22, 3PM: Deadline for submissions for Houston Fellowship to Corey

 

SOCIAL

Thursday, Jan 24, 4PM, EPB 425 (NWP lounge): Welcome Reception for Susan Steinberg and Patricia Foster

 

 

Week 3: January 28-February 2

AWARD

Friday, Feb 1, 3PM: Deadline for Herodotus Award proposals to Corey

 

AWARD

Friday, Feb 1: Deadline for MFA Summer Fellowship materials to Cherie Hansen-Rieskamp

 

AWARD         

Friday, Feb 1: Deadline for Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio Summer Fellowship materials to Cherie Hansen-Rieskamp (for PhD and MFA students)

 

           

Week 4: February 4-9

AWARD

Tuesday, Feb 5: Deadline for Edwin Ford Piper Memorial Scholarship materials to Cherie Hansen-Rieskamp (for PhD and MFA students)

 

READING

Wednesday, Feb 6, 7PM, Becker 101: Lina Maria Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas, NWP Alum

Reception at the home of Inara Verzemnieks

 

MASTER CLASS

Thursday, Feb 7, 10AM, Founders’ Room (EPB 403): Master Class with Lina Maria Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas

 

AWARD

Thursday, Feb 7: Deadline for NWP Financial Aid forms to Cherie Hansen-Rieskamp

 

AWARD

Friday, Feb 8: Submissions for Provost’s Postgraduate Visiting Writers Fellowships due online (Third-Years Only)

 

           

Week 5: February 11-16

READING

Thursday, Feb 14, 7PM, Prairie Lights Books: Susan Steinberg, Bedell Distinguished Visiting Professor

Reception at the home of Bonnie Sunstein

           

OUTREACH

Friday, Feb 15, 3PM: Deadline for Buckley Master Class proposals to Corey

 

 

Week 6: February 18-23

ACADEMIC

Friday, Feb 22: Degree application deadline (Third-Years Only)

 

 

Week 7: February 25-March 2

            

 

Week 8: March 4-9

OUTREACH

Monday, March 4, 3PM: Deadline for Community Master Class proposals to Corey

 

MASTER CLASS

Wednesday, March 6, 1-2PM, Founders’ Room (EPB 403): Q&A with Lyz Lenz, editor at The Rumpus

 

MASTER CLASS

Wed-Fri, March 6-8, EPB classrooms 269, 331, and 469: Buckley Master Classes

 

READING

Thursday, March 7, 7PM, Prairie Lights Books: Frye Gaillard

Reception at the home of Patricia Foster

 

MASTER CLASS

Friday, March 8, 1-2PM, EPB 403 (Founders’ Room): Q&A with Agent Janet Silver, Senior Partner, Aevitas Creative Management

 

 

Week 9: March 11-16

 

Week 10: March 18-23

REST

Mon-Fri, March 18-22: Spring Break

 

 

Week 11: March 25-30

SOCIAL/READING/OUTREACH

Wed-Sun, March 27-30: AWP in Portland, Oregon    

 

AWARD

Friday, March 29, 3PM: Submissions for Prairie Lights Prize for Nonfiction due to Corey

 

AWARD

Friday, March 29, 3PM: Submissions for Roxanne Mueller Award due to Corey

 

OUTREACH

Saturday, March 30: Community Master Classes

 

           

Week 12: April 1-6

MASTER CLASS

Monday, April 1, 3-4:15pm, EPB 304 (Gerber): "Publishing 101," a talk by Monika Woods, Literary Agent at Curtis Brown, Ltd.

 

READING

Tues-Sun, April 2-7: Mission Creek Festival with various visiting writers

 

Wed, April 3, 7PM, Prairie Lights Books: Mission Creek’s NWP Showcase Reading with NWP alumni Gabriel Houck, Jennifer S. Cheng, and Lawrence L. Ypil

 

 

Week 13: April 8-13

ACADEMIC

Monday, April 8: Early registration for Fall 2019 begins

 

READING

Thursday, April 11, 7PM, Prairie Lights Books: Mieke Eerkens, NWP Alum

Reception afterwards at Prairie Lights Café

           

ACADEMIC

Friday, April 12: Deadline for Final Exam Reports (Third-Years Only)

 

OUTREACH

Saturday-Tues, April 13-16: Peace & Justice Trip to Alabama (Patricia Foster’s class)

 

Week 14: April 15-20

READING

Thursday, April 18, 7PM, Prairie Lights Books: Pico Iyer

Reception at the home of Jeff Porter

 

MASTER CLASS

Friday, April 19, 10AM-12PM, room TBD: Master Class with Pico Iyer

 

ACADEMIC

Friday, April 19: Deadline for Single Thesis Deposit (Third-Years Only)

 

                         

Week 15: April 22-27

SOCIAL

Tuesday, April 23, 8:30PM, Yacht Club: NWP Speakeasy - Herodotus Reading

 

SOCIAL

Wednesday, April 24, 5-7PM, Saint Burch Restaurant: English Dept. Graduate Award Celebration/Reception

 

READING

Thursday, April 25, 7PM, Shambaugh Auditorium, Main Library: Poet Jorie Graham, Ida Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor

 

MASTER CLASS

Friday, April 26, 10AM, EPB 304 (Gerber Lounge): Master Class with Jorie Graham (open to graduate and undergraduate writers)

 

Week 16: April 29-May 4

READING

Thursday, May 2 (new date), 7PM, Prairie Lights Books: Leslie Carol Roberts, NWP Alum

 

ACADEMIC

Friday, May 3: Close of classes

 

SOCIAL

Friday, May 3, Trumpet Blossom, 7PM: NWP Graduation Speakeasy Reading

 

SOCIAL

Saturday, May 4, 11AM: NWP Graduation Garden Party

 

 

Week 17: May 6-11

ACADEMIC

Final exam week for the university