Author Carribean Fragoza read from her collection of short stories, “Eat the Mouth That Feeds You,” before an audience of 22 community members in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room, with several also tuning in on Zoom Monday.
The Campus Activities Board held a slam poetry event Wednesday, where students competed for prizes for the best original poem.
Monica Rosas, University of La Verne 2020 graduate, and Emma Garcia, junior creative writing and psychology major, were the featured poets for the Spring Student Poetry Series last Friday.
Hannah Schultz, University of La Verne alumna, and Hannah Cokash, junior creative writing major, were featured poets in a virtual reading via Zoom earlier this month.
Senior creative writing major Sienna Ruiz and alumna Tabitha Lawrence read their original work during the third installment of the Fall Fiction Reading Series on Dec. 4 over Zoom to an audience of 23.
Evie Shockley and Camille Dungy, co-authors of “Alison Saar: Of Aether and Earthe,” shared their poetry included in the book on Nov. 12 at the Pomona College commemoration of the “Of Aether and Earthe” exhibition catalog.
The creative writing program brought together current students and alumni fiction writers to share their work via Zoom during the second Fall/Winter Fiction Series event last Friday via Zoom.
The University of La Verne’s creative writing department’s “Fall Fiction Series” kicked off last week with a Facebook Live event featuring Margo Cash and Taylor Croft, who read their original pieces before a virtual audience of 12.
Sean Bernard, professor of creative writing, had been scheduled for the weekly faculty lecture series on March 24. But when the lecture was canceled – with all on-campus events when the University closed and migrated online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic – Bernard posted his slides online.
Toni Morrison’s novel “The Bluest Eye” was given a breath of new life through the staged reading presented by the theater department and the Center for Multicultural Services Feb. 27 in the Dailey Theatre in celebration of Black History Month.