Join the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art and Department of English and Organization of Graduate Student Writers for the Creative Writing Reading Series at Colorado State University, featuring acclaimed writers reading a range of genres including fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Readings are FREE and are open to the public.

The Creative Writing Reading Series is made possible by the support of the CSU Department of English, the College of Liberal Arts, the Lilla B. Morgan Memorial Endowment, the donor-sponsor of the Crow-Tremblay Alumni Reading Series, and other generous donors. Please visit for more information on how to become a donor.


MFA Thesis Readings

Thursday, November 9, 7:30 p.m.,
Thursday November 30, 7:30 p.m.,
Robert W. Hoffert Learning Center | Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, UCA

Thursday November 9, the Creative Writing Reading Series features the MFA thesis reading by Chelsea Hansen, Lauren Matheny, Mir Yashar Seyedbagheri, while on Thursday November 30 the readings will be performed by CL Young, Debbie Vance, Emily Ziffer.



Nina McConigley

Thursday, October 12, 7:30 p.m.,
Robert W. Hoffert Learning Center | Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, UCA

Nina McConigley is the author of the story collection Cowboys and East Indians, which was the winner of the 2014 PEN Open Book Award and winner of a High Plains Book Award. She holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Houston, where she was an Inprint Brown Foundation Fellow. Her play Owen Wister Considered was one of five plays produced in 2005 for the Edward Albee New Playwrights Festival. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Orion, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Salon, American Short Fiction, and others. She currently serves on the board of the Wyoming Arts Council, teaches at the University of Wyoming and the Warren Wilson M.F.A. Program for Writers, and is at work on a novel.