2016-2017

September 1, 2016: Hai-Dang Phan with Rick Barot

September 15, 2016: Chris Martin

September 22, 2016: Kazim Ali

September 29, 2016: Dan Chaon & Lynda Barry

October 13, 2016: Connelly Lecture - Rey Chow

November 3, 2016: Hugo Hamilton, Irish novelist

November 17, 2016: Gabrielle Calvocoressi

December 8, 2016: The Grinnell Review

February 13, 2017: Junot Diaz

March 2, 2017: Nichelle Tramble

April 3, 2017: Dale Maharidge with Michael Williamson

April 13, 2017: James McBride & The Good Lord Bird Band

April 28, 2017: Bennett Sims

May 4, 2017: The Grinnell Review

2015-16

September 3, 2015: Dean Bakopoulos

September 17, 2015: Kiese Laymon

September 22, 2015: Jami Attenberg

October 8, 2015: Ed Hirsch

October 29, 2015: Antonya Nelson

November 12, 2015: Richard Russo

November 18, 2015: Jeffrey Harrison

December 10, 2015: The Grinnell Review

February 25, 2016: Edwidge Danticat

March 3, 2016: Stephanie Ford

April 7, 2016: Roxane Gay (CANCELLED)

April 18, 2016: Rob Spillman

April 22, 2016: Alissa Nutting

May 12, 2016: The Grinnell Review

2014-15

Sept. 4, 2014: Kazim Ali

Sept. 18, 2014: Tom Rayfiel

Oct. 9, 2014: Mary Szybist

Nov. 5, 2014: Jess Row

Nov. 14, 2014: T. Geronimo Johnson

Dec. 11, 2014: Grinnell Review

Feb. 19, 2015: Nami Mun

March 12, 2015: Brian Turner

April 8, 2015: Alison Bechdel

April 16, 2015: Daphne Kalotay

May 7, 2015: Grinnell Review

2013-14

September 12, 2013: Reading by Grinnell College faculty members; George Barlow, Dean Bakopoulos, Mike Cavanagh, Hai-Dang Phan, Paula Smith and Ralph Savarese

September 19, 2013: Joy Castro

October 2, 2013: Nathan Hoks and Roger Reeves

November 7, 2013: Camille Dungy.

November 14, 2013: Julie Kane

December 12, 2013:  Grinnell Review

February 6, 2014: Elizabeth Graver

February 13, 2014: Eduardo Coral

April 2, 2014: Elizabeth Kolbert

April 24, 2014: Edwidge Danticat

May 8, 2014: Grinnell Review

2012-13

September 13, 2012: Natalie Bakopoulos

September 27, 2012: Sam Tanenhaus

October 4, 2012: Charles Baxter

October 11, 2012: May-lee Chai '89

November 1, 2012: Ron Wallace

November 11, 2012: Davy and Peter Rothbart of FOUND magazine

December 14, 2012: Grinnell Review

February 28, 2013: Reading from Randa Jarrar

March 7, 2013: Verlyn Klinkenborg

April 4, 2013: Natasha Trethewey

April 10, 2013: Katha Politt

April 18, 2013: Madeleine Thein

May 9, 2013: Grinnell Review

2011-2012

September 8, 2011: Dean Bakopoulos

September 13, 2011: Nell Regan

September 29, 2011: Ed Pavlic

October 6, 2011: Susanne Antonetta

October 27, 2011: Bruce Whiteman

October 28, 2011: Jeff Porter

November 3, 2011: Jane Bernstein

December 8, 2011: Grinnell Review

February 16, 2012: Marty Dobrow

February 24, 2012: Kevin Brockmeier

April 5, 2012: Jennifer Finney Boylan

April 12, 2012: Mark Doty

April 18 & 19, 2012: In Acting Shakespeare

April 26, 2012: Ralph Savarese and Mike Cavanagh

May 10, 2012: Grinnell Review

2010-2011

September 9, 2010: Jeremy Jackson

September 16, 2010: Curtis Sittenfeld

September 29, 2010: Barry Lopez

October 7, 2010: Patricia Hampl

November 11, 2010: J. Harley McIlrath

December 9, 2010: Grinnell Review reading

January 27, 2011: Mark Montgomery and Ira Strauber

February 4, 2011: Richard Kenney

February 24, 2011: Dorothy Allison

April 7, 2011: Ilya Kaminsky and Gary Shteyngart

April 28, 2011: Yusef Komunyakaa

May 10, 2011: Grinnell Review Reading

2009-2010

September 10, 2009: Reading by Grinnell faculty members David Campbell and Josh Emmons

September 17, 2009: Floyd Skloot

September 28, 2009: Sam Tanenhaus '77

October 29, 2009: Mary Helen Stefaniak

November 9, 2009: Mary Swander

November 18, 2009: Tomaz Salamun

December 10, 2009: Grinnell Review Reading

February 19, 2010: Talk by Hal Wert

February 25, 2010: Faculty reading by George Barlow and Kesho Scott

March 2, 2010: Deborah Ager

March 11, 2010: Leslie Marmon Silko

April 8, 2010: Edward P. Jones

April 19, 2010: Edward Hirsch '72

April 22, 2010: Terri Witek and Cyriaco Lopes

May 6, 2010: Paul Harding

2008-2009

September 11, 2008: John Domini

September 25, 2008: Adrienne Rich

October 2, 2008: Stephen Kuusisto, Jim Crenner, and David Weiss

October 6, 2008: David Mura'74

October 9, 2008: Francisco Aragon

November 6, 2008: Montserrat Fontes

November 13, 2008: Matt Brennan '77

January 29, 2009: Jeff Porter

February 19, 2009: Russell Leong

April 2, 2009: Quincy Troupe

April 3, 2009: Michael Hofmann

April 9, 2009: V.V. Ganeshananthan and Saadi Simawe

April 12, 2009: Adina Hoffman

April 30, 2009: Vince Gotera

2007-2008

October 3, 2007: Rick Wirick

October 11, 2007: Kevin Kopelson

October 16, 2007: Marvin Bell

October 29, 2007: Peter Cole

November 2, 2007: Judith Tannenbaum

November 9, 2007: Tessa Rumsey

November 28, 2007: Amy Scattergood

December 13, 2007: Grinnell Review Reading

January 24, 2008: Josh Elder

January 31, 2008: Padget Powell

February 14, 2008: F. D. Reeve

February 16, 2008: F. D. Reeve and Eric Chasalow

March 6, 2008: Steve Andrews and Harley McIlrath

April 10, 2008: Distinguished Author Ana Castillo

April 17, 2008: Steve Kuusisto and Kenny Fries

2006-2007

Elizabeth Graver

Brian Strause '90

Francine Prose

Terri Witek

Page Coulter

Eugene Gloria

Molly Peacock

David Campbell

Geri Doran

Stephen Kuusisto

Marvin Bell

Lan Samantha Chang

John Edgar Wideman

Ralph Savarese

2005-2006

Kevin Brockmeier

William Logan

Margot Livesey

Marilyn Chin

Dan O'Brien

Dominic Smith

Joy Castro

Marilynne Robinson

Rebecca Wee

Willard Spiegelman

Ed Hirsch '72

Emily Wilson

2004-2005

Slimane Benaissa

Steven Sidor '90

Debra Marquart

James Hynes

Pete Fromm

W.S. Merwin

2003-2004

Taha Muhammad Ali

Michael Hoffman

Eric Pankey and Jennifer Atkinson

Daniel Beachy-Quick

Elizabeth McCracken

David Lynn

Brenda Hillman

Margaret McMullan '82

Christopher Merrill

Kevin Brockmeier

Judith Mitchell

Robert Olen Butler

2002-2003

Erika Krouse '91

Derek Walcott

May-Lee Chai '89

F.D. Reeve

Chris Offutt

David Mura '74

Alex Parsons

Sheryl St. Germaine

Cole Swensen

David Heath '81

Kevin Brockmeier

Ellen Bryant Voigt