Recent Readings

2016-2017

Each year, the Jackson Center hosts a farewell reading for Hollins Seniors and graduating Creative Writing MFA students.  The 2017 Farewell Reading: The Last Moonwalk took place on May 4, 2017.

 

The Groundhog Poetry Press launch and reading on April 13, 2017. Readings from Jack Christian, Cathryn Hankla, Julia Johnson, Liana Quill, and Duffie Taylor.

 

Li-Young Lee reads at the 2017 Lex Allen Literary Festival at Hollins University on April 1, 2017.

 

Barbara Hurd reads at the 2017 Lex Allen Literary Festival at Hollins University on April 1, 2017.

 

Crystal Wilkinson reads at the 2017 Lex Allen Literary Festival at Hollins University on April 1, 2017.

 

Lennard Davis reads at Hollins University on March 9, 2017.

 

Beth Macy reads at Hollins University on February 23, 2017.

 

Each year, the Jackson Center hosts the Writers’ Harvest Reading. The 2016 Writers’ Harvest Reading took place on December 1, 2016. 100% of proceeds are donated directly to Feeding America Southwest Virginia.

 

M. Nourbese Philip reads at Hollins University on November 3, 2016.

 

Ed Pavlic reads at Hollins University on October 20, 2016.

 

Cristina Henriquez reads at Hollins University on September 29, 2016.

 

Roxane Gay reads at Hollins University on September 22, 2016.

 

Elizabeth Poliner reads at Hollins University on September 1, 2016.

 

2015-2016

Each year, the Jackson Center hosts a farewell reading for Hollins Seniors and graduating Creative Writing MFA students.  The 2016 Farewell Reading: The Last Mashed Potato took place on May 5, 2016.

 

Janisse Ray reads at Hollins University on April 21, 2016.

 

Evie Shockley reads at Hollins University on April 7, 2016.

 

Karen Bender reads at Hollins University on February 25, 2016.

 

Josh Barkan and Thorpe Moeckel read at Hollins University on February 11, 2016.

 

TJ Anderson reads at Hollins University on September 10, 2015.

 

2014-2015

Each year, the Jackson Center hosts the Writers’ Harvest Reading. The 2014 Writers’ Harvest Reading took place on December 4, 2014. 100% of proceeds are donated directly to Feeding America Southwest Virginia.