Join acclaimed writer Kathleen McGhee-Anderson when she reads from the play Bearden and Billie, which explores the love story between famed collage artist Romare Bearden and the actor, dancer, and director Wilhelmina “Billie” Allen. Kathleen McGhee-Anderson is an American television and film writer, producer, playwright and poet. Among the first African Americans to write for […]

Award-winning essayist and poet Amy Wright shares how innovating within your discipline — whether nonfiction writing, poetry, film, tech, or more — can move forward tough conversations on identity, equity, and justice. Wright is an award-winning essayist and the author of three poetry books and six chapbooks. Her essays appear in The Georgia Review, Fourth […]

  Mark your calendar and join us for Seersucker Live, a virtual literary event complete with comedy, music and culture. This year we’ll be fêting our Writing Alumni, Halle Hill, Robert Criss, Ariel Felton, and Amy Paige Condon, who will be reading their work and competing in whatever shenanigans Seersucker hosts Christopher Berinato and Joseph […]

Take a candid look at New York City in the 1980s with a reading from Peter McGough’s recently released memoir I’ve Seen the Future and I’m Not Going: The Art Scene and Downtown New York in the 1980s. The New York Times reports: “For 40 years, McGough, 61, has been in an artistic partnership with […]

Join us this Friday as Pulitzer-Prize winning writer Ben Taub discusses writing, police work, criminal investigations, and crime reporting with SCAD Writing students.   Ben Taub is journalist for The New Yorker who focuses on crime, religious extremism, terrorism, and human rights in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.  He was named one of Forbes’ 30 […]

Join The Writer’s Center for a FREE VIDEO CHAT about the craft of writing! Award-winning author Rion Amilcar Scott (The World Doesn’t Require You) will talk about rhythm in prose, world building, and whatever else pops up. Rion will be in conversation with Zach Powers, co-founder of Savannah’s Seersucker Live, author of First Cosmic Velocity, and Director of […]

Celebrate with SCAD writers as Aaron Belz releases and reads from his fourth book of poems, Soft Launch, (Persea Books). Publishers Weekly opines, “…[Belz] acutely observes his fellow humans—especially millennials—and uses these observations to weave text-speak and startup jargon into rich moments that feel entirely human.” Belz is originally from St. Louis and moved to Savannah […]

October 10, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Tonight only! Join Seersucker Live and the SCAD writing department for an evening of fun. Listen to your professors and SCAD Writing alums read from their work, and compete against them in this gameshow / carnival of a literary salon. Live music, too!   Thursday, October 10 6:00 P.M. Pei Ling Chan Amphitheater 322 Martin […]

Join SCAD Writing alumnus Harrison Scott Key (M.F.A., 2013) for a Q&A and rollicking read from his critically acclaimed memoir, Congratulations, Who Are You Again? Monday, September 30, 2019 5pm – 6pm Arnold Hall Auditorium, 1810 Bull St., Savannah, GA “Like Flannery O’Connor meets Chuck Klosterman meets Seinfeld, Harrison Scott Key is one of Southern […]

Book Launch Thursday

September 17, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Join the SCAD and Savannah writing community for the launch of Beverly Willett’s memoir, Disassembly Required. Willett will read and talk with Georgia Public Broadcasting reporter Emily Jones and sign copies of her book. Each recipient of a signed book will also receive a surprise gift from Willett. After a small-town southern girl turned New […]

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