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Creative Writing

The English Department is home to a thriving Creative Writing program. Our faculty have collectively published fifty books of fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction, and criticism. They have won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the Fulbright Program, as well as University-wide awards for outstanding teaching and mentoring. For undergraduates, we offer a track within the English major, as well as a certificate in Creative Writing. For graduate students, we offer an MA and a PhD. Students at all levels focus on either fiction, poetry, or literary nonfiction. We are home to an undergraduate journal, Short Vine, and the nationally prominent literary journal The Cincinnati Review. Our PhD program was ranked eighth in the country by Poets & Writers.

Hoa Nguyen
Poetry as Radicalization & Liberation for BIPOC & Marginalized People Conversation Series 
Cosponsored by the Taft Research Center
February 2, 2022; 7:00 pm EST
Zoom registration:
https://ucincinnati.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8WPR-zxQS0OofzybgZyFyg

Divya Victor
Poetry Reading

February 16, 2022; 7:00 pm EST
Zoom registration:
https://ucincinnati.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrceqqqjgrGdML9P5bjt8J4KSC3oQKcM99

Donika Kelly

Poetry as Radicalization & Liberation for BIPOC & Marginalized People Conversation Series 
Cosponsored by the Taft Research Center
February 23, 2022; 7:00 pm EST
Zoom registration:
https://ucincinnati.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RfwNHyZ9TVuBStzvhElMpg

Heid E. Erdrich
"Acts of Art: Poetry as Institutional Intervention"
March 7, 2022; 7:00 pm EST
Zoom registration: 
https://ucincinnati.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIvdOCqrTMqGNc1OZxOF_BwMJbW268IGqjQ
Poet, curator, and collaborative interdisciplinary artist Heid E. Erdrich will lead a talk on poetry and text intervention at art museums, landmarks, colleges and other institutions. Audience will be asked to consider brief exercises for their own interventions. 

Heid E. Erdrich
Poetry as Radicalization & Liberation for BIPOC & Marginalized People Conversation Series
Cosponsored by the Taft Research Center  
March 9, 2022; 7:00 pm EST
Zoom registration: 
https://ucincinnati.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3vvjsOM4SB-CeOVaUdQDIw

Heid E. Erdrich
Poetry Reading
March 10, 2022; 7:00 pm EST
Zoom registration: 
https://ucincinnati.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrdumoqTIuHtzbo7YdbkzbPl1NNR6FN5O6

Craig Santos Perez 
Poetry as Radicalization & Liberation for BIPOC & Marginalized People Conversation Series
 
Cosponsored by the Taft Research Center  
April 6, 2022; 7:00 pm EST
Zoom registration:
https://ucincinnati.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eY-RNzsyQxSbkOzf2sneEg