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The Center for Writers is the creative writing program in the School of Humanities. For over thirty years, the Center has brought internationally acclaimed authors of poetry and fiction to Hattiesburg and the USM community for public readings, workshops, and individual conferences with Center graduate students. Learn more abou the Center's Visiting Writers Series

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E.C. Osondu

E.C. Osondu is the author of Alien Stories (BOA, 2021), which won the BOA Short Fiction Prize; Voice of America (HarperCollins, 2011); and the novel This...

10/6 6pm
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A collaborative dance and creative writing concert called "The Lyric Body: Tales of the Human Experience" will be held. Seven creative writing graduate...

10/7 7pm
Charlotte Pence

Charlotte Pence’s latest book of poems, Code, received the 2020 Book of the Year award from the Alabama Poetry Society and was a finalist for Foreword...

10/26 5pm

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