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Visiting Writers Series

Spring 2020 Calendar

Sponsored by the Colorado College English Department with the support of the MacLean Visiting Writers Endowment.  All events free and open to the public. For venue locations and parking, please see the campus map. For more information, call (719) 389-6853.

Block 6

Feb. 25, David Mason, 7 pm, Bemis Great Hall

CC Professor David Mason, author of "Ludlow", will read from his work. There will be a reception at 6:30 pm, followed by the reading at 7:00 pm.

Block 7

Mar. 31, Idris Goodwin, 7:00 p.m., Richard F. Celeste Theatre, Cornerstone Arts Centre

Playwright, poet, director, educator, and next director of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College kicks off his return with a reading from his celebrated collection Can I Kick It? Former producing artistic director of Stage One Family Theater in Louisville, Kentucky, Goodwin is one of the core contributors to 91.5 KRCC's "Day in the Life" program and is the author of numerous plays, including How We Got On, Hype Man, as well as the celebrated essay collection These are the Breaks. Made possible through support provided by the Butler Center.

Apr. 1, Creative Writing Awards Night, 7:00 p.m., Jerome P. McHugh Commons

Apr. 9, Andrew Burkett, 4:30 p.m., Gaylord Hall, Worner Campus Center

Andrew Burkett. Professor of English at Union College and author of the book “Romantic Mediations: Media Theory and British Romanticism” lectures on “The Strange Temporalities of William Blake.”

Block 8

Apr. 30, Elissa Washuta, 7:00 p.m., Gaylord Hall, Worner Campus Center