Reminder: The Chattahoochee Review Writers’ Studio Friday, September 21, 2018

The Chattahoochee Review Writers’ Studio takes place on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Room CL-4100 on the 4th floor of the JCLRC (CL) Building on Perimeter College’s Clarkston campus. This annual event features a free one-day series of workshops for 15 participants geared toward the Perimeter College community and beyond. Attendees explore the writing craft used to create drama, prose, poetry, and mixed media works. Building upon the journal’s 37-year history of nurturing the literary arts within the college and the wider community, The Chattahoochee Review Writers’ Studio aims to inspire creative thinkers.

Registration for the studio runs from Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Wednesday, Sept. 19. To register, contact Alicia Johanneson at 678-891-3275 or ajohanneson@gsu.edu. Attendees are encouraged to bring either a paper notebook and something to write with, or a laptop, since all of the workshops will be generative (i.e. requiring participants to create something in written form or work through writing exercises).

The studio’s schedule is as follows:

Workshop Schedule
9-9:30 a.m.
: Check-in (light refreshments served)
9:30-10:45 a.m.: Playwriting Workshop with Dr. Angela Farr Schiller
10:45-11 a.m.: Break
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Young Adult Novel Writing Workshop with Lauren Karcz
12:15-1 p.m.: Lunch
1-2 p.m.: Poetry Reading & Discussion with Dr. Katherine Perry
2-2:15 p.m.: Break
2:15-3:30 p.m.: Comic Book Writing Workshop with Greg Burnham & Marcus Williams

More information about the Writers’ Studio is on The Chattahoochee Review’s Blog.

The Chattahoochee Review Guest Author Series featuring Julia Franks – October 3 & 4

The Chattahoochee Review is pleased to welcome novelist Julia Franks to Perimeter College at Georgia State University for a reading of and discussion about the writing of her debut work, Over the Plain Houses, winner of the 2018 Townsend Prize for Fiction. The reading and book discussion will take place as follows

  • Wednesday Oct. 3, 2018:  SH-1500 (Classrooms Building) on the Decatur campus from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018: NB-1601 (Student Center) on the Dunwoody campus from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
All are welcome to attend, and faculty members in the English department are strongly encouraged to bring their classes. Light refreshments will be served during the book sales and signing at the end of the discussion. For more information contact, Alicia Johanneson (ajohanneson@gsu.edu) or visit The Chattahoochee Review’s Blog:  http://chattahoocheereview.gsu.edu/tcr-guest-author-series-featuring-julia-franks/.

 

 

The Chattahoochee Review Writers’ Studio – Friday, September 21, 2018; 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Chattahoochee Review Writers’ Studio takes place on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Room CL-4100 on the 4th floor of the JCLRC (CL) Building on Perimeter College’s Clarkston campus. This annual event features a free one-day series of workshops for 15 participants geared toward the Perimeter College community and beyond. Attendees explore the writing craft used to create drama, prose, poetry, and mixed media works. Building upon the journal’s 37-year history of nurturing the literary arts within the college and the wider community, The Chattahoochee Review Writers’ Studio aims to inspire creative thinkers.

Registration for the studio runs from Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Wednesday, Sept. 19. To register, contact Alicia Johanneson at 678-891-3275 or ajohanneson@gsu.edu. Attendees are encouraged to bring either a paper notebook and something to write with, or a laptop, since all of the workshops will be generative (i.e. requiring participants to create something in written form or work through writing exercises).

The studio’s schedule is as follows:

Workshop Schedule
9-9:30 a.m.
: Check-in (light refreshments served)
9:30-10:45 a.m.: Playwriting Workshop with Dr. Angela Farr Schiller
10:45-11 a.m.: Break
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Young Adult Novel Writing Workshop with Lauren Karcz
12:15-1 p.m.: Lunch
1-2 p.m.: Poetry Reading & Discussion with Dr. Katherine Perry
2-2:15 p.m.: Break
2:15-3:30 p.m.: Comic Book Writing Workshop with Greg Burnham & Marcus Williams

More information about the Writers’ Studio is on The Chattahoochee Review’s Blog.

Reminder: Registration Open for the 2018 Townsend Prize for Fiction Award Ceremony

The Chattahoochee Review is pleased to announce that registration for the 2018 Townsend Prize for Fiction Award Ceremony is now open. 

 

The event will take place on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the DeKalb History Center in downtown Decatur from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Registration for the event runs from March 1 through April 13.

 

 To register for the event, go to its Eventbrite site at: 2018 Townsend PrizeMore information about the biennial prize and the award ceremony can be found on the Townsend Prize Website at: http://chattahoocheereview.gsu.edu/townsend-prize/. Perimeter College at Georgia State University is the custodian of the Townsend Prize for Fiction, with The Chattahoochee Review serving as its co-administrator alongside the Georgia Center for the Book.

 

 

 

The Chattahoochee Review Guest Author Series featuring Brad Watson

   The Chattahoochee Review (TCR) is pleased to welcome novelist Brad Watson to Perimeter College at Georgia State University on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, for a reading of and discussion about the writing of his celebrated recent work of fiction, Miss Jane. The reading and book discussion will take place in NB-2100/2101 (Student Center) on the Dunwoody campus from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. 

All are welcome to attend, and faculty members in the English and Humanities department are strongly encouraged to bring their classes. Light refreshments will be served during the book sales and signing at the end of the discussion.

 
 For more information contact, Alicia Johanneson (ajohanneson@gsu.edu) or The TCR Blog:  http://chattahoocheereview.gsu.edu/blog/

Japanese Film Festival – Dunwoody

Perimeter College is partnering with the Japanese Consulate for a film festival the next two weeks on the Dunwoody campus. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about Japanese culture through the medium of film.

Tuesday, March 27:

  • 4 p.m. – Departures (Academy Award winning film)

Thursday, March 29:

  • 4 p.m. – Kampai! For the Love of Sake

Saturday, March 31:

  • 4 p.m. – Sweet Bean

Monday, April 2:

  • 4 p.m. – Thermae Romae

Wednesday, April 4:

  • 4 p.m. – Nobody to Watch Over Me

Admission is FREE and open to the public.  All screenings will be held in the C Auditorium on the Dunwoody campus, NC 1100 (in between the C and D buildings across from the cafe).

Please consider sharing the following flyer with your students:  Japanese Film Fest Flyer

 

 

 

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Revival: Lost Southern Voices Festival

Georgia State University will host Revival: Lost Southern Voices Festival, a two-day literary festival celebrating underappreciated writers of Southern poetry and prose, on Friday and Saturday, March 23-24, 2018, at the university’s Dunwoody Campus.

This year’s festival brings a fresh group of voices highlighting their favorite “forgotten” Southern inspirations, including John Williams talking about legendary music manager and producer Bill Lowery; Georgia’s Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham on poet Seaborn Jones, and African American literary historian Trudier Harris spotlighting the “forgotten” author of “The Darkest Child,” Delores Phillips. The packed two-day schedule also includes Atlanta actor and playwright Brenda Bynum performing a play based on author Lillian Smith’s words, and Jim Auchmutey, writer and former Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter, with an appreciation of Southern cookbook legend Henrietta Dull.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.  Meals are available for a charge. To register and to find out more about the program, visit the Lost Southern Voices website.

 

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Piano Recital: Four and Six – Hands

Friday, March 9, 2018

12:00 p.m.

Piano Recital: Four and Six – Hands

The concert features Dr. Vicente Della Tonia (GSU/Perimeter),
Dr. Sergio Gallo (GSU), Dr. Joanna Kim (UNG), and Dr. Zeynep Ucbasaran.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please call Fine Arts Information, 678-891-3571.

Georgia State University’s Perimeter College

Marvin Cole Auditorium, Clarkston Campus

555 North Indian Creek Drive
Georgia Perimeter College Clarkston Campus
Clarkston, GA 30021

 

Piano Master Class: Guest Artist Dr. Zeynep Ucbasaran

Dr. Zeynep Ucbasaran

will coach select Georgia State University and Perimeter College music students in a masterclass on

Friday, March 9th

11:00 AM

This event is free and open to the public.

 

Dr. Zeynep Ucbasaran is a concert pianist who started her music studies at age four at the Istanbul Conservatory.  She has a Concert Artist Diploma from the Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest.   She  obtained her MA and DMA degrees in Piano Performance from the University of Southern California. Her awards include American Liszt Society Award, Rozsnyai Memorial Award, Ina Broida Award from UCSB, and USC Associates Music Merit Scholarship.  She is also a recipient of the MAA 2001 Aspen Summer Music Festival Scholarship, where she was selected to play in the distinguished artist Master Class of Leon Fleisher.  Dr. Ucbasaran was a prize-winner in the 1996 and 2000 Los Angeles Liszt Competitions.  She was designated a “woman of distinction in the year 2003” by the Daughters of Ataturk organization in the US. She has given many recitals and concerts in Turkey, Hungary, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, England, Egypt, Estonia, Slovenia, Lithuenia, Belarus, and in the United States. Her Wigmore Hall debut in London was in November 2004.

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For more information, please call Fine Arts Information, 678-891-3571.

Georgia State University’s Perimeter College

Cole Auditorium, Clarkston Campus

555 North Indian Creek Drive
Georgia Perimeter College Clarkston Campus
Clarkston, GA 30021

The Chattahoochee Review Guest Author Series featuring Michel Stone

The Chattahoochee Review (TCR) is pleased to welcome novelist Michel Stone to Perimeter College at Georgia State University on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, for a reading of and discussion about the writing of her celebrated recent work of fiction, Border Child.  The reading and book discussion will take place in CN-2240 (Student Center) on the Clarkston campus from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. 

All are welcome to attend, and faculty members in the English department are strongly encouraged to bring their classes. Light refreshments will be served during the book sales and signing at the end of the discussion.

 
 For more information contact, Alicia Johanneson (ajohanneson@gsu.edu) or The TCR Blog:  http://chattahoocheereview.gsu.edu/blog/