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November 2019

Poetry Reading by Stefania Heim and Kristen Case

November 21, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
IMRC, Stewart Commons 104
Orono, Maine 04469
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The New Writing Series welcomes poets Stefania Heim and Kristen Case to the fifth and final event of its twentieth-anniversary fall season.

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January 2020

Lisa Robertson

January 30, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Poet, essayist, and novelist Lisa Robertson reads in the first event of the spring 2020 New Writing Series. Free and open to the public.

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February 2020

Deborah Willis

February 13, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
IMRC, Stewart Commons 104
Orono, Maine 04469
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The UMaine New Writing Series continues its 20th-anniversary season with a public reading by Canadian fiction writer Deborah Willis, author of Vanishing and Other Stories (2009) and The Dark and Other Love Stories (2019).

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March 2020

Laird Hunt

March 5, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Novelist Laird Hunt returns to UMaine to give a public reading followed by a Q&A.

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September 2021

Hollie Adams, Greg Howard, and Jennifer Moxley

September 30, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
IMRC, Stewart Commons 104
Orono, Maine 04469
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The New Writings Series returns from its pandemic hiatus on Thursday, September 30, with an event showcasing new work by Creative Writing faculty members Hollie Adams, Greg Howard, and Jennifer Moxley. The event, which is free and open to the public, starts at 4:30pm in the Allen and Sally Fernald APPE Space (Stewart Commons 104). Visitors from off-campus can view the relevant university policy here. Masks are mandatory in all indoor spaces, including the performance venue. # On Facebook? Consider…

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October 2021

Millay Poetry Prize Reading

October 14, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
IMRC Center, 104 Stewart Commons/UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The New Writing Series celebrates the Millay Poetry Prize with a reading featuring Kathleen Ossip (external judge), Kat Dubois (first prize), and Paul Eaton (second prize).

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The Agony of Time: A Remembrance of Marie Uguay

October 28, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
IMRC, Stewart Commons 104
Orono, Maine 04469
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A celebration of the brief life and indelible works of poet and diarist Marie Uguay.

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November 2021

Fiction Reading by Katie Lattari and Morgan Talty

November 4, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
IMRC, Stewart Commons 104
Orono, Maine 04469
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Fiction writers Katie Lattari and Morgan Talty are featured in the fourth event of the fall 2021 New Writing Series. The event, which is free and open to the (masked) public, is co-sponsored by the Honors College as part of their Honors 180: Cultural Odyssey.

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April 2022

Millay Prize Poetry Reading

April 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Adam Ray Wagner and Christopher Thomas read with Rae Armantrout in a Zoom event celebrating the 2021 Millay Prize for Poetry.

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May 2022

English Department Recognition Ceremony

May 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Writing Center, Flagstaff Road
Orono, Maine 04469
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We celebrate the accomplishments of the academic year with a recognition ceremony to be held in the Writing Center (fourth floor of Neville Hall) on Monday afternoon, May 2, starting at 4pm.

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