Creative Writing News

John Cabot University Celebrates 2015 Student Award Ceremony

John Cabot University Celebrates 2015 Student Award Ceremony

President Franco Pavoncello, Vice President and Dean Mary Merva, and Vice President Andrea Giummarra praised this year's group of winners, not just for their impressive academic achievements, but also for the many ways in which they have contributed to the growth of John Cabot 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.

Professor Carlos Dews Publishes Chapter on Carson McCullers in Book on Georgia Women

Professor Carlos Dews Publishes Chapter on Carson McCullers in Book on Georgia Women

JCU Professor Carlos Dews recently published a chapter in Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times, edited by Ann Short Chirhart and Kathleen Ann Clark and published by the University of Georgia Press.

Journalism Professor Judy Bachrach Publishes New Book: “Glimpsing Heaven, the Stories and Science of Life After Death”

Journalism Professor Judy Bachrach Publishes New Book: “Glimpsing Heaven, the Stories and Science of Life After Death”

On September 3rd, JCU journalism professor Judy Bachrach released her new book Glimpsing Heaven, the Stories and Science of Life After Death.

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."