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Wendy Goldberg, Artistic Director National Playwright's Conference, presents a discussion on The O'Neill Development Process. Part of the MFA in Creative Writing Program's Playwrights Enrichment Series. Free and open to the public.
Novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki will read selections from her work. Free and open to the public. Presented by the MFA in Creative Writing Program's Visiting Writers Series. "Ozeki is one of my favorite novelists and here she is at her absolute best—bewitching, intelligent, hilarious, and heartbreaking, often on the same page.” — Junot Díaz, author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao About Ruth Ozeki
Poet and Goddard College alumnus Charlie Bondhus (MFAW '05) reads from his work. Free and open to the public. Presented by the MFA in Creative Writing Program's Alumni Reader Series.
The Neel Murgai Ensemble performs raga chamber-jazz, combining Neel's sitar with violin, cello and tabla. Neel's original compositions and rearrangements of traditional material are brought to life in their dynamic group improvisations. Tickets: $15 advanced online | $20 day-of at the door.
Theme: Bilingual-Special Education Interface Keynote speakers: Dr. Rebecca Hawley and Nahaan. Dr. Hawley has worked in the field of Early Childhood Education, focusing on Early Intervention/Special Education, Family Support Services, and Head Start/Early Head Start Federal programming for over 15 years.
Goddard College's MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (MFAIA) Art Crawl is a multi-media celebration of the arts. Free and open to the public. Grab a map (available on campus) and join us for student artwork and performances spread around the campus. From unexpected installations and spontaneous performances, to more traditional works in painting, sculpture and photography, the MFA Art Crawl offers an opportunity to experience the joy of creation and the potency of the arts in a myriad of forms.
Port Townsend, WA
Award winning author and Goddard alumna Cara Hoffman (MFAW '09) will read from her work. Free and open to the public. Presented by Goddard's MFA in Creative Writing Program in Port Townsend. Cara Hoffman is the author of the critically acclaimed novels So Much Pretty and Be Safe I Love You, which has been widely translated, chosen by the Telegraph UK as "one of the five best modern war novels," and is currently being adapted for film.
Port Townsend, WA
Author and Goddard alumna Mary Johnson (MFAW '02) reading from her work. Free and open to the public. Presented by the MFA in Creative Writing Program's Visiting Writers Series. Mary Johnson is the author of An Unquenchable Thirst, named one of the best nonfiction books of 2011 by Kirkus Review.
Heartbeat, the Israeli-Palestinian youth music community, bring their powerful sound and messages to the U.S. in an effort to end violence and promote equality. The ensemble of accomplished Arab and Jewish youth artists ages 18-22, has toured across Israel, Palestine, Germany and the U.S., including performances and briefings at the U.S. Congress, State Department, and some of the world’s most celebrated universities and music venues.
Winner of the Poets Out Loud Prize at Fordham University Press, former BFA faculty member Sara Michas-Martin will read from her first book of poems, Gray Matter. This event is free and open to the public as presented by Goddard's BFA in Creative Writing Program. Questions? Contact Janet Sylvester at firstname.lastname@example.org. About Sara Michas-Martin:
Finish or start your degree at Goddard College. We'll show you how our affordable, low-residency model fits with your busy life! Join us at the Goddard College campus in Plainfield, Vermont to learn more about Goddard's low-residency BA, BFA, MA and MFA degree programs. Attend an information session, meet current students, faculty, and program directors, tour our historic campus & gardens, and have lunch in our renovated Dining Hall. Free! Family and friends welcome. RSVP required.