Creative Writing News

The Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation Hosts Author Matthew Kneale

The Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation Hosts Author Matthew Kneale

On Wednesday, June 3, the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation was pleased to host author Matthew Kneale for a reading of excerpts from several of his works, including ‘An Atheist’s History of Belief, and ‘English Passengers.’

Institute for Creative Writing Welcomes Australian Poet Kevin Brophy

Institute for Creative Writing Welcomes Australian Poet Kevin Brophy

On Tuesday, May 26 the John Cabot Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation hosted the first event of Kevin Brophythe sixth-annual Summer Institute that will be held through the month of June at the University.

The Institute of Creative Writing and Literary Translation Welcomes Poet Marianne Boruch

The Institute of Creative Writing and Literary Translation Welcomes Poet Marianne Boruch

On March 17, the JCU Institute of Creative Writing and Literary Translation hosted a poetry reading by Marianne Boruch.

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan Wins Two Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan Wins Two Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan Wins Two Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing.

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly Selected as Finalist for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly Selected as Finalist for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award

English Language and Literature and Theater Professor Daniel Roy Connelly has been selected as one of 60 finalists in the international Aesthetica Creative Writing Award that attracted thousands of entries from writers across the world.

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan and Editor Paula Derrow Give Joint Reading and Presentation on Women in Digital Publishing

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan and Editor Paula Derrow Give Joint Reading and Presentation on Women in Digital Publishing

On February 17, the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation presented a joint reading and presentation by Creative Writing Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan and Shebooks Editor Paula Derrow.

The Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Author Annamaria Alfieri

The Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Author Annamaria Alfieri

Alfieri is an acclaimed mystery author who lives in New York City but spends much of her time in Florence.

The Institute of Creative Writing and Literary Translation Welcomes Author Andrija Matić

The Institute of Creative Writing and Literary Translation Welcomes Author Andrija Matić

On Tuesday, February 3, 2015 the JCU Creative Writing Institute was pleased to host Serbian author Andrija Matić for a presentation of some of his most notable works.

Win a Scholarship to Study Abroad at John Cabot University in Summer 2015!

Win a Scholarship to Study Abroad at John Cabot University in Summer 2015!

John Cabot University will be awarding four tuition scholarships for one three credit summer class from the options below during one of JCU's summer sessions (Summer I: May 21-June 27; Summer II: July 2-August 8).

Clarissa Botsford Speaks at JCU about her English Translation of Novel “Sworn Virgin”

Clarissa Botsford Speaks at JCU about her English Translation of Novel “Sworn Virgin”

On Tuesday, November 11 the Institute of Creative Writing and Literary Translation sponsored a reading and panel discussion of Sworn Virgin by Elvira Dones.

Caleb Crain on the Italian Translation of His Novel “Necessary Errors”

Caleb Crain on the Italian Translation of His Novel “Necessary Errors”

On Thursday, September 25th the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation in collaboration with the United States Embassy and the LGBT Alliance Club sponsored a reading of Caleb Crain's debut novel Necessary Errors.

JCU Welcomes Edmund White as Writer in Residence for Summer 2015

JCU Welcomes Edmund White as Writer in Residence for Summer 2015

John Cabot University is proud to announce Edmund White as the 2015 Writer in Residence at the 6th Annual Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, to be held from 25 May through 25 June 2015.

Professor Carlos Dews Publishes New Thriller: “Skin of the Wolf”

Professor Carlos Dews Publishes New Thriller: “Skin of the Wolf”

On July 31, Carlos Dews, Professor and Chair of the English Language and Literature Department at JCU, released his new novel Skin of the Wolf.

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan’s Second E-Book “Natural Disasters” a Best Seller on Amazon

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan’s Second E-Book “Natural Disasters” a Best Seller on Amazon

John Cabot University creative writing professor Elizabeth Geoghegan, author of the best selling "The Marco Chronicles," is back with her second book, "Natural Disasters."

Students in Andrew Cotto’s Travel Writing Class Showcase their Work

Students in Andrew Cotto’s Travel Writing Class Showcase their Work

The final event of this summer's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation was held on July 22, 2014, when Prof. Andrew Cotto's Travel Writing class read excerpts from their work this semester.