Savannah accolades

September 26, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Zara Bell (B.F.A., writing, current student) published an article on the Textile Society of America Conference to be held in Savannah, Georgia. Writing department chair Beth Concepción, Ph.D., was one of six members of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication to be selected to participate in the 2015-16 Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professors in […]

Jonathan Buckley (B.F.A., 2014) wrote a dating article for Purple fashion magazine. Nick Dephtereos (B.F.A., 2014) won Honorable Mention in the North Country Writers Contest in Northern New York. Sarah Hunt (M.F.A., 2011) was selected as the Savannah Technical College 2015 Instructor of the Year and is the college’s Rick Perkins Award winner. In The […]

Join SCAD Professor and MFA Alum Harrison Scott Key as he reads from his new HarperCollins memoir, “The World’s Largest Man,” a riotous story of a bookish Mississippi boy and his Bunyanesque father. Today, May 19 5:00 P.M. SCAD Museum of Art Theater Reading,  Q & A Session, Book Signing and Refreshments Free and Open to the […]

Professor of Creative Writing George Williams released his latest book this week, The Valley of Happiness: Stories (Raw Dog Screaming Press). From a Texas reservoir a fisherman hauls in a record-breaking bass that transforms his life forever. In Georgia a man is required by federal law to become chattel for a day. A criminal and his ventriloquist’s […]

GOOD NEWS! Two SCAD writing students have been nominated for the AWP Intro Journals Project Award: Alex Keith for her short story, “I Have Known Men” Jonathan O’Connor for his piece of creative nonfiction, “You Grab Me, You Have Me by My Heart.” The pieces will compete with other nominated work from around the country for $100 honorariums […]

Due to technical difficulties, the following live stream has been postponed. Stay tuned to the SCAD Writing blog for updates. —————————— Tonight, SCAD Radio hosts Writing Professor Lee Griffith and his visiting brother, award-winning poet and editor, Rob Griffith. Listen in as they debate the finer points of formal poetry, lyric essay, and who mom loves the […]

Writing alumnus Cliff Lummus (M.F.A., 2011) launched a crowd-funding project to support Honor Flight Savannah in efforts to send veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit monuments to their service. Read the full article in the Savannah Morning News. Writing alumna Ida Ronaszegi (M.F.A., 2013) won second place in the free verse category in Adventist Review […]

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. […]

      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, […]

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