Every July, during the Summer Residency, the Creative Writing & Literary Arts Department, along with the UAA College of Arts and Sciences, presents the Northern Renaissance Arts & Sciences Reading Series. You can find audio recordings of the evening public reading series below.
The 2013 Series will likely begin on Sunday, July 14th. A final schedule for the 2013 Series will be available the end of June 2013.
2012 Reading Series Podcasts
The 2012 Series began with prize-winning author and key note speaker Gary Snyder who read to a packed house at the Wendy Williamson auditorium. Later, guest author David Kranes joined the Series.
2011 Reading Series Podcasts
The 2011 Series began with key note speaker Richard Rodriguez, although his reading is not available below.
2010 Reading Series Podcasts
The 2010 Series kicked off with a reading by poet and musician Kim Addonizio followed by guest authors Kate Gale and Peggy Shumaker.
2009 Reading Series Podcasts
John Keeble began the 2009 Series which later included guest authors Willie Henlsey, Margot Klass, and Fank Soos.
2008 Reading Series Podcasts
The first Series, in 2008, hosted key note author Ron Carlson and guest authors Laurie Wax, Oscar Kawagley, and Peter Pereira.