We’re busy working on the Ivy Hall Writers Series for 2015-2016. While we’re getting everything finalized, here are a few of our favorite memories from 2014-2015.

M.F.A. student Dana Hortman taught two sections of Writing for New Media at SCAD Atlanta’s Summer Seminars. Dana’s students had a great time learning how to create interactive games and stories using Twine. Dana will continue working with high school students this fall when her internship with the Marble Collection begins. SCAD Atlanta professor Jamie […]

M.F.A. alum Nikki Igbo has been writing regularly for Radiant Health Magazine and recently interviewed Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba. Nikki is also going to be one of the writers featured at the 2015 Letters Festival. Other authors will include Amelia Gray, Khadijah Queen, Dorthea Laskey, and Laura Theobald. The Letters Festival includes […]

Nick Offerman, of Parks and Recreation fame, will read from his second book on July 9th at SCADShow. Offerman’s first book, Paddle Your Own Canoe, was a NYT’s best seller, and his second book, Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers, has received many positive reviews. Our friends at Paste conclude: “[Offerman] […]

While some of us are enjoying a little quiet time in between quarters, many of SCAD Atlanta’s writing students have already jumped into their summer internships. Kristofer Seppala and Scott Russell are both interning at Paste, and even though their internships just started, both of them have already amassed a sizable number of clips. Check […]

SCAD Atlanta’s writing program had a great seventh week of the quarter. On Monday, award-winning YA author Cinda Williams Chima spoke with students about creating memorable characters. Later in the day, she gave a lecture on worldbuilding at SCADShow. Chima is the author of two bestselling high fantasy series: The Heir Chronicles and the Seven […]

Lots of wonderful events scheduled for the spring! April 2nd   Erik Larson Reading 7:00 SCADShow (with A Cappella Books) April 6th   Alumni Panel 6:00 Ivy Hall April 28th     Man Martin Student Workshop 2:00 Ivy Hall Man Martin Reading 6:30 Ivy Hall May 4th     Cinda Williams Chima Student Workshop 3:30 Ivy Hall […]

Looking for something good to read over the break? Considering picking up one of Erik Larson‘s fantastic books. He’ll be reading from his latest, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, on April 2nd at SCADShow. The event is free for SCAD students, faculty, and staff.

Please be sure to watch SCAD President Paula Wallace’s lovely videos about Ivy Hall. If the videos make you want to visit Ivy Hall (and how could they not), please contact Catherine Ramsdell.

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