Creative Writing News

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.

Joshua Rivkin Shares his Poetry with the JCU Community

Joshua Rivkin Shares his Poetry with the JCU Community

On Tuesday, June 17, the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed Joshua Rivkin for a poetry reading.

Peter Strekfus and Heather Green Give Poetry Reading at JCU

Peter Strekfus and Heather Green Give Poetry Reading at JCU

On Tuesday, June 3rd the Institute of Creative Writing and Literary Translation presented a poetry reading by Peter Strekfus and Heather Green in the Aula Magna.

Meet JCU’s Summer 2014 Visiting Professors

Meet JCU’s Summer 2014 Visiting Professors

John Cabot University is fortunate to have many distinguished visiting professors who will be teaching in our two summer sessions

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Writer in Residence Tyler Dilts

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Writer in Residence Tyler Dilts

John Cabot University welcomed author Tyler Dilts as this year's Writer in Residence at the 5th Annual Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, held from May 19th to June 20th.

Poet David Keplinger Shares Poems and Travel Stories

Poet David Keplinger Shares Poems and Travel Stories

On Thursday, April 10th the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed David Keplinger for a poetry reading.

Musicologist Anna Celenza Traces the Origins of the “Sinatra Sound”

Musicologist Anna Celenza Traces the Origins of the “Sinatra Sound”

Dr. Celenza is Professor of Music at Georgetown University.

“Writing about Your Life- and Getting Paid for It” A Lecture by Paula Derrow

“Writing about Your Life- and Getting Paid for It” A Lecture by Paula Derrow

On February 11th 2014, John Cabot University had the pleasure of welcoming editor and writer Paula Derrow for a special lecture on publishing personal essays.

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan’s New E-Book a Best Seller on Amazon

Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan’s New E-Book a Best Seller on Amazon

Only a week after publication, the e-book ranks 1 in the Kindle Store's "hot new releases" for essays and is among Amazon's current best sellers.

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes 2014 Writer in Residence Tyler Dilts

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes 2014 Writer in Residence Tyler Dilts

John Cabot University is proud to welcome author Tyler Dilts as this year's Writer in Writer in Residence at the 5th Annual Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, to be held from May 19th to June 20th.

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Jhumpa Lahiri

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Jhumpa Lahiri

Following the reading, and before a book-signing opportunity, Ms Lahiri responded to questions from the audience. She shared her approach to writing and life as a writer as well as her attitude toward language, learning new languages and writing in a second or third language.

Joint Book Presentation: Blood of the Lamb and The Memory Key

Joint Book Presentation: Blood of the Lamb and The Memory Key

On 13 August 2013, John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translations hosted a joint book presentation.

Italy Writes 2013 Winners Receive Awards from Jhumpa Lahiri

Italy Writes 2013 Winners Receive Awards from Jhumpa Lahiri

You are invited to visit the John Cabot University Vimeo channel where you can find the video recording of the June 20th Italy Writes Award Ceremony.

Author Jhumpa Lahiri Presents Winners of 2013 Italy Writes Contest

Author Jhumpa Lahiri Presents Winners of 2013 Italy Writes Contest

On June 20, a crowd of enthusiastic guests, students, faculty and Italy Writes 2013 Winners accompanied by their parents and teachers welcomed Writer in Residence Jhumpa Lahiri.

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Francesca Marciano

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Francesca Marciano

John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed Francesca Marciano on June 17th, for a reading of her recent work.