Telling True Stories

Join graduates, current students and faculty from the Grady College of Journalism’s MFA in Narrative Nonfiction Program at the University of Georgia, for an evening of factual, creative storytelling and learn about the innovative, low-residency writing degree.

Interested in joining a community of writers? Ever wanted to write a nonfiction book but didn’t know how to begin? Ready to compose and publish literary essays grounded in fact yet beautifully told? Come meet your people.

Featured readers include Georgia-based journalists and MFA graduates Rosalind Bentley (New York Times, Essence, AJC), Max Blau (Atlanta magazine, Bitter Southerner), André Gallant (Garden and Gun, Oxford American), Emanuella Grinberg (CNN, Smithsonian, Atlas Obscura), Jeffery Johnson (University of North Georgia), Kristin Lowe (Religion News Service), and more.

The event will be held on the second floor of the Atlanta Georgia Beer Garden from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.