Wise Writes Events

Wise Writes Readers and Writers Events

Dedicated to developing a culture that celebrates good writing,

Wise Writes has been proud to be a sponsor for these free public events:

High School Writers Studio

June 10-14, 2019 (10:00am-2:00pm) UVA-Wise Campus

Sponsored by The Appalachian Writing Project and Wise Writes


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Sibyl Kempson 2019 Visiting Playwright in Residence

April 2 7pm Public Reading “Sasquatch Rituals” Science Center Lecture Hall
April 3 4:45 Creative Writing Workshop Zehmer Hall 118
April 4 9:30 Research Workshop Library Conference Room
April 4 8Pm Talkback after the performance of “Let Us Now Praise Susan Sontag” Theater
April 5 11 am Entrepreneurial Brunch The Nest

Rick Bragg
October 1, 2018
Cantrell Hall 6-8pm

Banjo Balladeer Brett Ratliff and Oxford American Poetry Editor Rebecca Howell
February 15, 2018
Dogwood Room 5-7pm


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Amy Greene
September 14, 2017


Affrilatchian Poets
March 14, 2017
Rhododendron Room 6-8pm

Frank X Walker, Shauna Howard, Bianca Spriggs, Asha French, Bernard Clay and Yvonne Johnson