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Auraria Writers Week 2014

On Writing with Jamaica Kincaid

Monday, March 10, 11:00 am-12:15 pm, Tivoli Turnhalle

Award-winning writer and professor Jamaica Kincaid will read from her creative work, speak about the craft of writing, and answer questions.  A book signing will follow the reading.

 The Publishing Curve: Staying Ahead of It Before You're Thrown One 

Tuesday, March 11, 11:00 am-12:30 pm, Tivoli Turnhalle

The book business has changed dramatically over the last 5 years. Come get the best advice from the experts about publishing in today’s market!  The forum will feature Caleb J. Seeling, Conundrum Press; Jeanne C. Stein, Author; Rebecca Taylor, Nelson Literary Agency; John Tinnel, University of Colorado Denver Professor; and Peter Wacks, Wordfire Press.

Denver Writers Spotlight

Wednesday, March 12, 11 am-12:45 pm, Tivoli 640

Five local Denver creative authors will read from their recently published works of poetry and prose: David Boop, Theresa Crater, Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum, Kathryn Winograd, and Leslee Rene Wright. This exciting showcase of talented Denver creative writers is a must for those interested in the state of local creative writing.

Auraria Writers Week 2013

Keynote speaker Gish Jen spent the day with Auraria students, faculty, and staff. She spoke about the craft of creative writing and read from her latest collection of essays. Earlier in the week, a panel of editors, agents, and small press publishers discussed "The State of Publishing" to address recent significant changes in the book business. The third highlighted event featured faculty writers from MSU Denver, the University of Colorado Denver, and the Community Colllege of Denver. The week-long event was sponsored by: MSU Denver Department of English, Community College of Denver English Department, MSU Denver Office of Student Activities, Community College of Denver Office of Student Activities, and University of Colorado, Denver Office of Student Activities.



Auraria Writers Week 2012

Events included readings by award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi, mystery writer Laura DiSilverio, and a full-day of readings by faculty from MSU Denver, UCD, and CCD. This event was presented by the Department of English Speakers Committee, the University of Colorado Denver, the Community College of Denver, The Sustainable English Program, and One World One Water. The readings by Bacigalupi and DiSilverio were originally recorded during the week of April 2 - April 4.