UAB Writers' Series: Sheri Joseph

November 20th, 6pm at Hulsey Recital Hall

f13wsjosephSheri Joseph is the author of three books of fiction, most recently the novel Where You Can Find Me. Her earlier books are Stray, a novel, and Bear Me Safely Over, a cycle of stories. She has been awarded the Grub Street National Book Prize in fiction and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, as well as multiple residency fellowships including MacDowell and Yaddo; her short fiction has appeared in numerous literary magazines including The Georgia Review, Kenyon Review, and The Virginia Quarterly Review. Recently she was featured in Vanity Fair as one of Atlanta’s “literary sorority” and was chosen by Creative Loafing as one of “20 People to Watch in 2013.”  She teaches in the creative writing program at Georgia State University and serves as fiction editor of Five Points literary magazine.

Part of the Bache Visiting Writers' Series

Photo by Brad Fairchild

UAB Writers' Series: Kathryn Davis

f13wsdavisOctober 30th, 6pm at Hulsey Recital Hall

Kathryn Davis is the author of seven novels: Labrador, The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf, Hell, The Walking Tour, Versailles, The Thin Place, and Duplex. She has been the recipient of the Kafka Prize, the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the 2006 Lannan Award for Fiction. She lives in Vermont and teaches in the MFA program at Washington University in St. Louis, where she is Hurst Senior Writer-in-Residence.

Part of the Bache Visiting Writers' Series

Photo by Anne Davis

UAB Writers' Series: Joan McBreen

October 9th, 6pm at Hulsey Recital Hall

Part of the Bache Visiting Writers' Series



Keith D. Miller Lecture

miller 2011 6917Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at 7 pm, Hulsey Recital Hall 

Keith D. Miller will present "Rethinking the Civil Rights Movement: Why the National Memory is Wrong"

Miller is Professor of English at Arizona State University, author of Martin Luther King’s Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech and Voice of Deliverance: The Language of Martin Luther King, Jr. and its Sources.

Presented by the Department of English and sponsored by the Jemison Visiting Professorship in the Humanities

UAB BookTalk: Denis Johnson's Train Dreams



Tuesday, September 3, 2013
6 p.m., Henley Room, Mervyn Sterne Library

Prof. Jennifer Young opens this year's BookTalk with a discussion of Denis Johnson's acclaimed novella Train Dreams.


UAB BookTalk


UAB Writers' Series


John J. Haggerty Articulation Conference


Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop