How does someone go from graduating with a degree in communication arts—with no connections in the industry—to writing for Atlanta Magazine, the Washington Post, Sports Illustrated (SI) and now CNN? For Thomas Lake, it was perseverance and the willingness to start out working for a small newspaper in Jesup, GA, where he had to “do […]

In celebration of their new book, “Short Flights: Thirty-Two Modern Writers Share Aphorisms of Insight, Inspiration, and Wit,” Professor James Lough and Alex Stein along with contributing writer and poet, Eric Nelson, conversed and answered questions about aphorisms at the SCAD Museum of Art on Nov. 4 at 5:00 PM. Aphorisms, of course, are just short […]


October 19, 2015 | Leave a Comment

On Nov. 5, the annual Grad.Salon will take place. Grad.Salon is a great way for graduate students to present their in-progress thesis in front of faculty and classmates. They can look at a thesis at any stage in the process and provide feedback on what’s looking good and what could use some more work. 3-4 […]

    Brad Thor (NY Times #1 best selling author of Code of Conduct among many other thriller titles) will be a guest at the Savannah Book Festival this year. On Nov. 5 at 6:00 pm, SCAD students are invited to An Evening with Brad Thor and may attend for free. It’s a wonderful opportunity […]

Scribble to Screen #1  Finding Neverland Jason Fuchs guides you through his experience retelling Peter Pan in the new Warner Bros. fantasy adventure, PAN. The panel will take place at the SCAD Museum of Art on Sunday Oct. 25 at 11 am. Scribble to Screen #2:  Behind the Belchers Writers Nora Smith and Heidi Schleisinger […]

Writers in Paradise The Twelfth Annual Eckerd College Writers’ Conference, Writers in Paradise, will be taking place Jan. 16-23, 2016. They are currently accepting applications until Nov. 15. The conference will be 8 days in St. Petersburg, Fl., and consist of workshops, book signings, roundtables, panel discussions, readings, Q&As, and receptions with their award winning […]

SCAD Writing professor Harrison Scott Key is barnstorming across the North American landmass this summer, in support of his new memoir, The World’s Largest Man, and the second leg of his tour kicks off next week. His book talks are fun, free, weird, and sometimes include prizes, so if you’re in any of these areas, […]

SCAD organized a “Conversation with the Creatives” event at Refinery 29 in New York June 1. Writing department alumna Nicole Monforton (left) interviewed Refinery 29 editor-in-chief Christene Barberich (right) for the benefit of SCAD prospective students from the High School of Fashion Industries.

Men and women use language differently. The communication rules of the workplace have changed, and failure to play by the new rules can derail career success. Connie Glaser’s lecture, “Cracking the Gender Communications Code,” uses humor and insight to provide a new game plan that builds on the strengths that both men and women bring to the table. Join […]

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 […]

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