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Celebrating the MFA Program’s 20th Anniversary & Welcoming Back Our Undergraduate / Graduate Alumni Writers 

We are thrilled to host the 20th Anniversary Reunion of the Creative Writing Program during Alumni Weekend! Please register below for this free creative writing program gathering on Saturday as all are welcome to attend. Prior to this program gathering, the Alumni Association will host the annual All Classes Picnic; we encourage you to attend to catch-up with fellow alumni. This will be an additional opportunity to spend time with Dr. Martin Lammon and others. If you would like to attend, the fee for the All Classes Picnic is $10. 

In addition to these events, below are other reunion opportunities the program is hosting that you do not need to register for in advance here. But please let the Creative Writing Program know of your plans to attend by emailing program administrative assistant Shordae Carswell by Friday, October 28: (and also let her know if you'd like to participate in the alumni reading on Saturday afternoon at 1:30).   

  • Friday, November 4 Activities  
    • See What's New on Campus | 12:00pm 

      Third-Floor Arts & Science Building's Offices

    • Alumni Gathering at Blackbird Coffee / Birdhouse Theatre | 4:00 – 7:00pm 

      114 West Hancock Street in Historic Downtown Milledgeville

      • Hosted by Martin Lammon and MFA Alumni Iona and Jimmy Holder. Reconnect, Impromptu readings/performances, and a Remembrance of 2009 MFA Graduate, Angela Hall. Hall was a recent Dodd Interdisciplinary Fellow at UGA’s MFA in Narrative Writing at the Grady School of Journalism. Learn more about her life and her recent work at this Lamar Dodd School of Art web page.
  • Saturday, November 5 Activities  
    • Alumni Gathering at Metropolis Café Outdoor Back Patio | 4:00 – 6:00pm 

      138 N Wayne St in Historic Downtown Milledgeville

      • Hosted by Martin Lammon and GCSU Creative Writing Faculty - Food and Friends!



Lastly, Dr. Martin Lammon has established a new scholarship to support first-year students in the Creative Writing MFA Program. If you’d like to join him, other faculty, and alumni in supporting this new annual scholarship, you may contribute in the space provided when you register below. Any and all gifts are welcome!