Events Archive

2013 - SPRING EVENTS

Voice Of Vietnam War To 'Carry' Out Reading

Tim O'Brien speaks at the MFA Creative Writing Program

“A thing may happen and be a total lie; another thing may not happen and be truer than the truth.”

It is a sentence, found in what many consider American novelist Tim O’Brien’s most well known book The Things They Carried, but it is also representative of his art as a whole.

O’Brien will visit the Sam Houston State University campus on April 3-4 for a public reading.

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Noted Fiction Writer To Give Public Reading March 25

Michael Kardos presents a reading for the MFA Creative Writing program

The Sam Houston State University Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing will welcome to campus fiction writer Michael Kardos on March 25.

Kardos, the author of the novel The Three-Day Affair and the short-story collection One Last Good Time, will give a reading from his work at 6 p.m. in Austin Hall. The reading is free and open to the public.

The Three-Day Affair, Kardos’s debut novel published by Mysterious Press, was named by Esquire magazine as one of the best eight books of 2012.

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'Inspiring' Writer To Read Work

Jesse Lee Kercheval reads for the MFA Creative Writing Program

The Sam Houston State University Master of Fine Arts in creative writing program will welcome to campus multi-genre author and highly regarded teacher Jesse Lee Kercheval on Monday (Feb. 18).

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2012 - FALL EVENTS

Poet Jamaal May To Give Campus Reading

Poet Jamaal May To Give Campus Reading for the MFA Creative Writing program

The Sam Houston State University Master of Fine Arts in creative writing program will welcome poet Jamaal May to campus on Monday (Nov. 19), as part of its on-going reading series.

May, the author of Hum (Alice James Books 2013), winner of the 2012 Beatrice Hawley Award, as well as two poetry chapbooks (2009’s The God Engine and 2012’s The Whetting of Teeth), will give a public reading of his work at 6 p.m. in College of Humanities and Social Sciences Building Room 70. The event is free and open to the public.

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