Creative Writing News

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.

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.

JCU Creative Writing Institute Hosts Ceremony for 2014 Italy Writes

JCU Creative Writing Institute Hosts Ceremony for 2014 Italy Writes

On June 19, John Cabot University and the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed the finalists of the Italy Writes Creative Writing Competition.

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.

Professor Carlos Dews’s New Novel Coming in July!

Professor Carlos Dews’s New Novel Coming in July!

Penguin Books has announced the publication of the new paranormal thriller, Skin of the Wolf, co-written by JCU English Professor Carlos Dews and award-winning mystery writer S. J. Rozan.