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.

J Journal: New Writing on Justice seeks submissions. Now in its eighth year, J publishes creative writing with a justice theme, its most powerful pieces approaching justice tangentially rather than directly. J Journal has received strong notices in review sites and a Pushcart Prize for fiction. Send previously unpublished literary fiction, poetry, memoir or personal […]

The Georgia College Press Association held its annual conference in Athens, GA on Saturday, February 7th.  The SCAD Atlanta students who attended not only had a great time but were recognized for their outstanding work: Best Photograph:  News, First place, Nancy Juarez (“Generate 2014: Designing in a day,” Oct. 6, 2014) Best Column:  First place, […]

Writing students in Atlanta can intern at a wide range of places. From magazines and publishing houses to marketing firms and nonprofits, the possibilities are almost endless. Just consider some of the places writing students in Atlanta have interned: Creative Loafing Atlanta INtown The Center for Disease Control Atlanta Magazine Cartoon Network BET Engauge WonderRoot […]

aTVfest Recap

February 9, 2015 | Leave a Comment

As usual, this year’s aTVfest was full of wonderful master classes, screenings, and panels. It was an amazing three days—from hearing industry experts discuss the future of television to seeing our favorite television shows on the big screen at SCADShow. Also, as usual, this year’s aTVfest had much to offer emerging writers. SCAD’s writing students […]

Blake Butler is the author of five books of fiction, including There Is No Year and Scorch Atlas; a work of hybrid nonfiction, Nothing: A Portrait of Insomnia; and two collaborative works, Anatomy Courses with Sean Kilpatrick and One with Vanessa Place and Christopher Higgs. He is the founding editor of HTMLGIANT, “the Internet literature […]

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