While pursuing her M.F.A. at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Kate Sweeney interviewed obituary writers, funeral directors and ordinary Americans involved with death and memorialization. The result is “American Afterlife,” a nonfiction account of the poignancy of grief and sorrow, and the unsavory side of the business of death. Sweeney lives in Atlanta, where […]

Atlanta magazine published a piece written by alumna Allison Brooks (M.F.A., 2013): “Savannah: The downtown renaissance that SCAD built.” Brandon Dale (B.F.A., 2013) earned a position as a writer at Oliver Bentleys in Savannah, Ga. Jeffrey Garris (B.F.A., 2013) was invited to speak at the Ohio PFLAG state conference in Wooster, Ohio, April 5, 2014. […]

WHAT: SCAD-Seersucker Syndicate: A Literary Event Part reading, part talk show, all fun. We treat literature with respect without taking it too seriously. HOSTS: Christopher Berinato Zach Powers READERS: Erika Jo Brown Beth Concepcion Lee Griffith James Lough B.J. Love Jonathan Rabb SEERSUCKER COTERIE Joseph Schwartzburt Gino Orlandi MUSIC Brian Dean WHEN Wednesday, April 9, […]

Ninth WriterAdvice Flash Prose Contest WriterAdvice seeks flash fiction, memoir and creative non-fiction running 750 words or less. Enlighten, dazzle and delight us. Finalists receive responses from all judges. First prize is $200. Submit to the Ninth WriterAdvice Flash Prose Contest by April 18, 2014. Visit the website.   College Scholarship Writing Contest Pagesz.net is please to have created […]

  SCAD Atlanta will kick off spring quarter with a lecture by Lisa Lillien,  self-proclaimed “foodologist” and creator of the Hungry Girl brand. On March 28th, at 7 p.m., she will discuss her obsession with food, her website hungry-girl.com and her most recent book, “Hungry Girl Under 200 Just Desserts,” which debuted on The New […]

      Lacoste Writing majors launched le Navigateur: the online travel magazine for college students this week. The launch coincides with and celebrates SCAD’s 35th anniversary with a professional, social media driven publication that reflects SCAD’s international reach and collaborative spirit while showcasing student work. Thirteen writers and eight graphic design, illustration, and sequential art students […]

Hailey Zipfel, Writing student at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), has been named winner of the 2014 Bee Bread Prize.  Her short story, “Ride Around, Tommy” was chosen from dozens of stories submitted by SCAD students studying at the Lacoste campus this winter. The judge, award-winning nonfiction writer and novelist, Margaret McMullan, […]

Congratulations to SCAD Atlanta writing professors Chris Bundy and Jamie Iredell. Both were named in Paste’s article “10 Authors from Georgia You Should be Reading Now.” You can check out the entire list here and you can hear directly from Professor Iredell  on March 13th when he reads from his latest book  I Was a Fat […]