Elk River Writers Workshop 2016 The Elk River Writers Workshop takes place in beautiful southwest Montana in historic Chico  Hot Springs between Yellowstone and Livingston. It is a 4-day seminar taking place on August 8-11. Accepted students are able to pick their own workshop formats and faculty members to work with during the program. The […]

Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Applications for the Wisconsin Institute’s Poetry and Fiction Fellowships for 2016-2017 will close on Feb. 29. Eligible students would be ones graduating from an MFA program in Writing by Aug. 15, 2016 and cannot be enrolled in any other degree granting program of study during their fellowship year. Applicants may […]

DOCUMENT Reading Friday Feb. 12, 2016 is the official release date for the graduate student journal DOCUMENT. There will be a release party hosted at the Gutstein Gallery on that day at 4:30 pm. You can pick up a free copy of DOCUMENT at this event and refreshments will be served there. Students whose work has […]

AWP Conference and Submissions The Association of Writers and Writing Programs is currently accepting submissions in poetry, nonfiction and fiction. The winners in each category will receive $500 that may be placed towards the cost of attendance at any of their festivals, retreats or other activities. They’ll be hosting a Tweet chat on Feb 16 […]

Think there’s no room for writers at this year’s aTVfest? Think again. Here’s a list of aTVfest sessions that are worth save-the-date calendar entries: Scribble to Screen: Inside the Writers Room of ‘Futurama’ (Thursday, Feb. 4, 11:30 a.m.) Screen a classic episode and learn about the process of crafting each installment from the show’s co-creator […]

Stewart O’Nan, award-winning author and Ivy Hall’s first guest of 2016 —in partnership with A Cappella Books— opened his lecture by asking the audience, “How’s it feel to be you?” Whether fiction or nonfiction, O’Nan emphasized that no one else can ever perfect your own feelings, so start writing for yourself …and keep writing. After […]

Events

January 25, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Kevin McCarey’s Book Release Kevin McCarey’s new book, “Oceans Apart,” is launching Saturday Jan. 30. From 5-7PM at the Grays Reef Ocean Film Fest hosted at the Lucas Theater, you can purchase a copy of the book and get it signed by the author. The book is a memoir about sailing on American merchant ships and […]

Dr. Anne Swartz, a member of SCAD faculty and eLearning professor, will be coming to the Savannah campus to share her wisdom on the topic of “Teaching in an eLearning Environment” on Jan. 29 at the Alexander Hall Auditorium. This event will take place between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm. She will be going over […]

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 […]

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