Texas Tech University


Spring 2024 Creative Writing Reading Series

A poster announcing Colin Channer's reading at the Creative Writing Reading Series

Colin Channer will be coming to TTU for a poetry reading (Feb. 29) and a conversation about music and writing (Mar. 1).

Colin was born in Jamaica, and educated there and in New York. His ten books as fiction writer, poet and editor include Console (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2023), Finalist for a 2023 New England Book Award. His prose and poetry have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Bomb, The Poetry Review, Harvard Review, Conjunctions, Agni, Prairie Schooner, Virginia Quarterly and other venues. He he is an associate professor in the Department of Literary Arts.

His reading will be held onsite in Humanities Room 001 at 7:30 PM. 

Spring 2024 Creative Writing Reading Series line-up:
All readings will be held in Humanities 001 at 7:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, February 15: Emmy Pérez

Thursday, February 29: Colin Channer

Thursday, March 21: Tómas Morín

Thursday, April 4: Wendy S. Walters

Friday, April 12: The LHUCA Literary Series recommences; Sara Sams