We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Young Writers Contest. The winners can be seen by clicking the above link.

Click here to see what our members are reading this month.


Novelist Amitav Ghosh speaking at UAH

The novelist Amitav Ghosh will be speaking at UAH on Wednesday, September 5 at 6 pm in the Student Services Building (Building 27 next to the Shelby Center), room 112.

Amitav Ghosh is the author of The Circle of Reason, The Shadow Lines, In an Antique Land, Dancing in Cambodia, The Calcutta ChromosomeThe Glass Palace, The Hungry Tide, and the first two volumes of The Ibis Trilogy (Sea of Poppies, and River of Smoke)

He will discuss his book The Great Derangement, about climate change and literature.  It is a call for literature to engage more fully with politics in general and climate change in particular.

Amitav Ghosh has won a number of prestigious awards: France’s Prix Médicis in 1990, India’s Sahitya Akademi Award as well as the Ananda Puraskar. He also won the 1997 Arthur C. Clarke award. His novel, Sea of Poppies (2008) was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

Previous page: POEM
Next page: Events Calendar