James Allen Hall at GMU

George Mason University’s Creative Writing Program joins Watershed Lit and Mason’s University Libraries in presenting the Spring 2024 Visiting Writers Series.

Writers will meet for afternoon workshops with students from Mason’s MFA program in creative writing and will then participate in programs that same evening—open to the public, with readings and conversations hosted by Mason’s creative writing community.

All evening programs will begin at 7:30 p.m.—in person in the Fenwick Library Reading Room on Mason’s Fairfax Campus.

Visit http://creativewriting.gmu.edu for updated information ahead.


About The Author

James Allen Hall (he/they) is the author of three books, including the poetry collections Now You're the Enemy (2008) and Romantic Comedy (2023, selected by Diane Seuss for the Levis Prize), and a book of lyric personal essays, I Liked You Better Before I Knew You So Well (2017). They have received awards and fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts, Lambda Literary Foundation, the Texas Institute of Letters, the Fellowship of Southern Writers, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, the University of Arizona Poetry Center, and the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers' Conferences. With Aaron Smith, James is the co-host of the popular poetry show Breaking Form: A Podcast of Poetry & Culture. They direct the Rose O'Neill Literary House at Washington College, where they also edit the national literary journal Cherry Tree.

Event date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Fenwick Library Reading Room
George Mason University
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ISBN: 9781954245464
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Published: Four Way Books - March 15th, 2023