Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

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Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice
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Happy Birthday to @ClaudiaKalb! We're celebrating by dropping our funny and fascinating #FallfortheBookPodcast with her about Spark! Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice Listen now: https://soundcloud.com/user-806669177/fallforthebook_claudiakalb
Hey folks, did you know Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice has its own page now? Give 'em a "like" to keep up with all of our partner organizations - #PoetryDaily, Stillhouse Press, The Alan Cheuse International Writers Center, and Northern Virginia Writing Project! https://www.facebook.com/WatershedLit

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice is George Mason University Creative Writing Department's hub for public literary engagement.

Watershed Lit brings together five programs of the creative writing department. The Alan Cheuse Center for International Literature and Translation: The Cheuse Center supports and help international writers and translators to gain a broader American audience and provides young American writers travel fellowships in order to pursue international creative projects. https://cheusecenter.gmu.edu

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05/13/2022

ICYMI . . .

It's time! In our last episode of the season, we sit down with Pamela N. Harris to talk about her debut YA novel, When You Look Like Us. Take a listen: https://soundcloud.com/user-806669177/fallforthebook_pamelaharris

Narrating The Middle East: The DC Arab Literature Festival 05/09/2022

Narrating The Middle East: The DC Arab Literature Festival

"We can't wait for the DC Arab Literature Festival. Come celebrate contemporary Arab literature at this free, virtual festival! Register below. https://mei.swoogo.com/dcarabliterature

Narrating The Middle East: The DC Arab Literature Festival Narrating the Middle East is an exciting virtual Arab literary festival taking place on Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday May 18, 2022. Organized by the Middle East Institute’s Arts and Culture Center (MEI) and the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) in partnership with the The Cheuse Center f...

Design Your Own Mini Golf Hole with DJ Funkyfoot! 05/04/2022

Design Your Own Mini Golf Hole with DJ Funkyfoot!

Design Your Own Mini Golf Hole with DJ Funkyfoot! How can chihuahua butler, DJ Funkyfoot, get President Horse to sign a peace treaty? By helping him through his mini golf game as fast as possible! Design you...

Visiting Writers: Christopher Davenport (nonfiction) 04/25/2022

Visiting Writers: Christopher Davenport (nonfiction)

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED! FUTURE DATE TBD! We hope you can join Mason Creative Writing for this in-person conversation with nonfiction writer Christopher Davenport! https://creativewriting.gmu.edu/events/13300

Visiting Writers: Christopher Davenport (nonfiction) Thursday, April 28, 2022 7:30 PM EDT: Christopher Davenport, author of the memoir The Tin Can Crucible, will be in conversation with Mason MFA...

04/14/2022

In record-breaking speed, Fall for the Book's Pop Up Lit Night with Amor Towles has sold out. To get on the waiting list go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-conversation-with-amor-towles-tickets-288570611467

‎Watershed Lit: Moonshine Murmurs: Re-vision (Episode One) on Apple Podcasts 04/14/2022

‎Watershed Lit: Moonshine Murmurs: Re-vision (Episode One) on Apple Podcasts

Did you know @StillhousePress has a podcast? Check out their first episode here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moonshine-murmurs-re-vision-episode-one/id1155098290?i=1000556467915

‎Watershed Lit: Moonshine Murmurs: Re-vision (Episode One) on Apple Podcasts ‎Show Watershed Lit, Ep Moonshine Murmurs: Re-vision (Episode One) - Apr 6, 2022

04/12/2022

Fall for the Book's newest podcast is now available. https://soundcloud.com/user-806669177/fallforthebook_janicenortherns
"Janice Northerns' debut collection disentangles the gnarled branches of a family tree into poems of complicated love and endurance." Traci Brimhall

What to Do With Your English Degree: Lit Journals 101 04/11/2022

What to Do With Your English Degree: Lit Journals 101

Mason Creative Writing undergrads, do you want to know more about getting your work published? Check out this event on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. https://creativewriting.gmu.edu/events/13377

What to Do With Your English Degree: Lit Journals 101 Thursday, April 14, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT: Part Two of the series, “Literary Journals 101,” will bring together writers and editors across...

04/04/2022

Thanks Fall for the Book for shouting out the wonderful school librarians who help make kids lifelong readers!

Visiting Writers: Michael Zapata (Fiction) 04/04/2022

Visiting Writers: Michael Zapata (Fiction)

Join Mason Creative Writing for a virtual conversation with Michael Zapata this Thursday at 7:30 pm est! https://creativewriting.gmu.edu/events/13299

Visiting Writers: Michael Zapata (Fiction) Thursday, April 7, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT: Novelist Michael Zapata, author of The Lost Book of Adana Moreau, reads from his work and chats...

04/01/2022

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Poetry Daily: Ecopoetry Now: Spring 2022 Reading Series 03/30/2022

Poetry Daily: Ecopoetry Now: Spring 2022 Reading Series

Interested in ecopoetry? Poetry Daily has you covered with a live, virtual reading with poets from Canada, Mexcio and the United States for a conversation about ecopoetry. Join us for what promises to be a terrific conversation tomorrow at 1 pm on zoom/ Register today to make sure you get the zoom link! https://watershedlit.gmu.edu/events/13336

Poetry Daily: Ecopoetry Now: Spring 2022 Reading Series Thursday, March 31, 2022 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT: Brian Teare moderates an ecopoetic conversation across borders, with poets from Canada, Mexico,...

Annapolis Book Festival | The Key School 03/29/2022

Annapolis Book Festival | The Key School

Join the Cheuse Center for the Annapolis Book Festival next weekend! What could be better than a weekend trip to Annapolis to talk about books in the spring? https://www.keyschool.org/community/annapolis-book-festival

Annapolis Book Festival | The Key School The Annapolis Book Festival is one of the premier community events in the region. Join the Key School for activities, music, refreshments, and more.

03/18/2022

Come say hi to us at AWP this year!

Visiting Writers: Novelist, Playwright, and Songwriter Jeff Jackson 03/08/2022

Visiting Writers: Novelist, Playwright, and Songwriter Jeff Jackson

Join Mason Creative Writing this Thursday for a talk with visiting writer Jeff Jackson https://creativewriting.gmu.edu/events/13204

Visiting Writers: Novelist, Playwright, and Songwriter Jeff Jackson Thursday, March 10, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST: Novelist, playwright, and songwriter Jeff Jackson shares selections from his writing and talks...

Breaking Down WALLS: Disinformation, Lies, and the Berlin Wall 03/02/2022

Breaking Down WALLS: Disinformation, Lies, and the Berlin Wall

Breaking Down WALLS: Disinformation, Lies, and the Berlin Wall Between midnight and dawn on August 13th, 1961, a 27-mile barricade was erected that divided the city of Berlin, Germany into the free West and Communist Eas...

Visiting Writers: Memoirist Lacy Crawford 03/01/2022

Visiting Writers: Memoirist Lacy Crawford

Join Mason Creative Writing this Thursday for a talk with visiting writer Lacy Crawford https://creativewriting.gmu.edu/events/13162

Visiting Writers: Memoirist Lacy Crawford Thursday, March 3, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST: Lacy Crawford, author of Notes on a Silencing, speaks about her work with George Mason...

Home - Virginia Festival of the Book 02/27/2022

Home - Virginia Festival of the Book

Thrilled to be hosting one of Virginia Festival of the Book’s events this year! Join us virtually on March 12th at 2 pm for a conversation with Mason creative writing professor Helon Havila and writer Matthew Salesses.

Home - Virginia Festival of the Book The hybrid 2022 Virginia Festival of the Book takes place March 16-20, in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia, and from the comfort of your own home!

02/26/2022

Join Mason MFA alum, Kerry Folan, in conversation with Visiting Writer, Lacy Crawford. MARCH 3 @ 7:30 on Crowdcast. Register here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/visiting-writers-series-14/register

2022 Cheuse Center MFA Travel Fellows 02/25/2022

2022 Cheuse Center MFA Travel Fellows

We are delighted to share with you this year's Cheuse Fellows! https://cheusecenter.gmu.edu/articles/17011

2022 Cheuse Center MFA Travel Fellows The Cheuse Center for International Writers is pleased to announce its MFA Travel Fellows for 2022.

Brendan Slocumb - Fall for the Book Festival 02/24/2022

Brendan Slocumb - Fall for the Book Festival

Calling all music and mystery lovers! Don't miss Fall for the Book's "Suspense & the Stradivarius" event tonight! https://fallforthebook.org/brendanslocumb/

Brendan Slocumb - Fall for the Book Festival Brendan Slocumb, author of The Violin Conspiracy appears in person at Fall for the Book on February 24, 2022.

What To Do With Your English Degree: Professional Development 02/22/2022

What To Do With Your English Degree: Professional Development

Hope to see you tonight Mason English undergrads for career advice especially crafted for you! https://creativewriting.gmu.edu/events/13147

What To Do With Your English Degree: Professional Development Tuesday, February 22, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST: “What To Do With Your English Degree: Professional Development" is the first session of a new...

Brendan Slocumb - Fall for the Book Festival 02/21/2022

Brendan Slocumb - Fall for the Book Festival

Have you registered for Suspense & the Stradivarius yet? Don't miss out on this book discussion and musical performance! https://fallforthebook.org/brendanslocumb/

Brendan Slocumb - Fall for the Book Festival Brendan Slocumb, author of The Violin Conspiracy appears in person at Fall for the Book on February 24, 2022.

A Maestro & Mentor | Washington Independent Review of Books 02/18/2022

A Maestro & Mentor | Washington Independent Review of Books

Check out this great review of Brendan Slocumb's THE VIOLIN CONSPIRACY by Fall for the Book Festival Manager (and violinist) Suzy Rigdon!

A Maestro & Mentor | Washington Independent Review of Books The Independent is an important voice in the community of readers and writers dedicated to book reviews and writing about the world of books.

Watershed Lit: Welcome 02/18/2022

Watershed Lit: Welcome

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Visiting Writers: Poet Kiki Petrosino 02/17/2022

Visiting Writers: Poet Kiki Petrosino

We hope to see you at tonight's free reading and discussion with poet Kiki Petrosino! https://creativewriting.gmu.edu/events/13017

Visiting Writers: Poet Kiki Petrosino Thursday, February 17, 2022 7:30 PM EST: Kiki Petrosino shares selections from her poetry and chats with professor Sally Keith as part of the...

Author Brendan Slocumb fulfills lifelong dream of performing at Carnegie Hall 02/16/2022

Author Brendan Slocumb fulfills lifelong dream of performing at Carnegie Hall

Author Brendan Slocumb fulfills lifelong dream of performing at Carnegie Hall The breakout author of "GMA's" February Book Club pick, "The Violin Conspiracy," and professional violinist talks about his debut novel.

Visiting Writer Series: Kiki Petrosino (Poetry) - Crowdcast 02/15/2022

Visiting Writer Series: Kiki Petrosino (Poetry) - Crowdcast

We can't wait for this virtual event with Kiki Petrosino this Thursday at 7:30 p.m.. Hope to see you there!

Visiting Writer Series: Kiki Petrosino (Poetry) - Crowdcast Register now for Watershed Lit's event on Crowdcast, scheduled to go live on Thursday February 17, 2022 at 7:30 pm EST.

‘The Violin Conspiracy’ Is a Musical Thriller With Some Unexpected Notes 02/07/2022

‘The Violin Conspiracy’ Is a Musical Thriller With Some Unexpected Notes

You can meet Brendan Slocumb at Fall For the Book’s upcoming Suspense and the Stradivarius event! https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/01/books/review/the-violin-conspiracy-brendan-slocumb.html

‘The Violin Conspiracy’ Is a Musical Thriller With Some Unexpected Notes Brendan Slocumb’s debut novel is a musical bildungsroman cleverly contained within a literary thriller.

02/03/2022

Register now for the free virtual VISITING WRITERS event. Hosted by https://www.crowdcast.io/e/visiting-writers-series-13/register

Visiting Writers: Poet David Herd 02/02/2022

Visiting Writers: Poet David Herd

First Visiting Writer event of the semester with David Herd!

Visiting Writers: Poet David Herd Thursday, February 3, 2022 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM: Poet David Herd kicks off the Spring 2022 Visiting Writers Series in conversation with Mason...

Review: Shapeshifting by Michelle Ross 01/26/2022

Review: Shapeshifting by Michelle Ross

A terrific review for Stillhouse Press's SHAPESHIFTING by Michelle Ross. "These fourteen stories are not shiny, fluffy, stories about how becoming a mother is the be-all and end-all of life. Rather they are often hilarious, sometimes dark glimpses at the struggle to retain oneself within the context of being responsible for another human being."-- Bibliotica https://www.bibliotica.com/2022/01/review-shapeshifting-by-michelle-ross/

Review: Shapeshifting by Michelle Ross About the book: Shapeshifting: Stories Publisher: Stillhouse Press Paperback: 232 pages The fourteen spellbinding stories in Michelle Ross’s second collection invite readers into the shadows of soc…

01/24/2022
Dean Bartoli Smith’s ‘Baltimore Sons’ Captures City’s Struggles, As Well As His Own 01/21/2022

Dean Bartoli Smith’s ‘Baltimore Sons’ Captures City’s Struggles, As Well As His Own

A terrific interview with Stillhouse Press poet Dean Bartoli Smith! https://www.baltimoremagazine.com/section/artsentertainment/review-dean-bartoli-smith-baltimore-sons-poems-capture-city-personal-struggles/

Dean Bartoli Smith’s ‘Baltimore Sons’ Captures City’s Struggles, As Well As His Own Smith discusses the new collection, which ultimately forms a broad story of acceptance and empathy.

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