Reinhardt University MFA program announces 2022 reading schedule

Novelists, poets, essayists, memoirists, and more will be at Reinhardt University June 17 – 25 for Reinhardt’s Etowah Valley Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in creative writing annual residency week. Each evening a visiting writer and at least one student graduating from the MFA program will be reading excerpts of their work. The readings are open to the public and free to attend.

2022 Etowah Valley MFA Reading Schedule
Friday June 17, 7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Algee, Graduating Student 
John Williams, Novelist and Memoirist

Sunday, June 19, 7:30 p.m.
Tiffany Jansen, Graduating Student
Alicia Hughley, Graduating Student
Tina Barr, Poet

Monday, June 20, 7:30 p.m.
Jerry Rumph, Graduating Student
William Walsh, Novelist and Poet

Tuesday, June 21, 7:30 p.m.
Christine Johnson, Gradating Student
Cindy Sams, Graduating Student
Jessica Handler, Novelist and Memoirist

Wednesday, June 22, 7:30 p.m.
Marybeth Moore, Graduating Student
Joanna Hill, Graduating Student
Kristie Robin Johnson, Essayist and Poet

Thursday, June 23, 7:30 p.m.
Jack Shields, Graduating Student
John Hoppenthaler, Poet

Friday, June 24, All Day – George Scarbrough Symposium
9:00 a.m. – Donna Little, Ph.D.
10:00 a.m. – Rebecca Mobbs and Judith Wylie
1:00 p.m. – Will Wright
2:00 p.m. – Mark A. Roberts, Ph.D.
3:00 p.m. – Jesse Graves, Ph.D.
7:00 p.m.- Beto Cummings and Randy Mackin, D.A.

Saturday, June 25, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Reader Theatre in the University Black Box Theater
This is a fun and entertaining evening of short dramatic pieces by students and faculty, putting fiction and short drama into motion. It is a collaboration of students and faculty demonstrating that they are all in it together. Fun for all!
“Splits” by Jessie Latimer
“The Green Hills of Tuscany” by Wayne Glowka
“The Last Day at Glamour Puss” by Cindy Sams
“God Created the Earth and Evan Created Himself” by Will Carter
“An Evening with Dick Cavett” by William Walsh
“Meet the Steemleys” by John Williams
“A Revised Diagnosis of the Minotaur’s Head” by Scott Wilkerson

All readings will be held in the community room of the Hill Freeman Library and Spruill Learning Center on Reinhardt’s campus except for Reader Theatre, which will be held in the University Theater. Readings are expected to last 60-90 minutes.