The University of Northern Colorado Rosenberry Writers’ Conference is dedicated to promoting cultural creativity and diversity through free public readings and classroom conversations that identify and support exceptional contemporary writers. These events focus on crossing the boundaries between campus and community, between writer and reader, and between text and genre.
All readings are free and open to the public. All readings are on the UNC campus at the University Center in the Panorama Room, 11th Avenue and 20th Street, Greeley, Colorado.
Daniel Wallace - March 10, 7 pm
Daniel Wallace is the author of five novels, including Big Fish, which was made into a motion picture by Tim Burton in 2003 and into a Broadway musical in 2013. He teaches and directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Danielle Evans - March 11, 7 pm
Danielle Evans is the author of the short-story collection Before You Suffocate Your Own FoolSelf, which won the 2011 PEN American Robert W. Bingham Prize for a first book and was a National Book Foundation 5 under 35 selection for 2011.She teaches at American University in Washington DC.
Andrea Hollander - March 12, 7 pm
Andrea Hollander is the author of four poetry collections and winner of an Oregon Literary Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize for prose memoir, and two poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she teaches writing workshops at the Attic Institute.
Made possible with the support from the Walter S. Rosenberry III Charitable Trust, KUNC, The Department of English, and HSS.
For more information, please contact the English Department at (970) 351-2977.