Creative Writing News

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.

JCU Announces 2013 Student Award Winners

JCU Announces 2013 Student Award Winners

"Welcome to this celebration of excellence at John Cabot University," said President Franco Pavoncello as he addressed students, faculty and staff gathered at the Secchia Terrace on April 23rd for JCU's annual Student Award ceremony. "These students define our mission as a University and their successes are a testimonial to the quality of our faculty."

Jhumpa Lahiri to be Writer in Residence for Summer 2013

Jhumpa Lahiri to be Writer in Residence for Summer 2013

John Cabot University is proud to welcome Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri as this year's Writer in Residence at the 4th Annual Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, to be held from May 20th to June 21st.

JCU Alumna Clara Giannini’s Class Assignment Published

JCU Alumna Clara Giannini’s Class Assignment Published

JCU Alumna Clara Giannini, who graduated in 2012 with her B.A. in Art History and a Minor in Italian Studies, has published a story-board, entitled Filtro PPP, in the journal La libellula. Rivista di Italianistica.

Professor Carlos Dews’s Novel “Blood of the Lamb” Coming in August

Professor Carlos Dews’s Novel “Blood of the Lamb” Coming in August

The Summer 2013 catalog for Penguin/Blue Rider Books includes a two-page spread about the novel, which is the first of a series of books that Prof. Dews and Ms. Rozan will write for this publisher, using the pseudonym of Sam Cabot..

Professor George Minot Publishes New Novel “Om Love”

Professor George Minot Publishes New Novel “Om Love”

Congratulations to Professor George Minot, whose new novel Om Love has been published by Random House! Om Love is a love story about a once-trendy artist who's lost his bearings and finds his life reinvigorated by his new yoga practice--and a certain barefooted yoga teacher.

Professor Carlos Dews to Co-write Two Novels with Award-Winning Mystery Author S.J. Rozan

Professor Carlos Dews to Co-write Two Novels with Award-Winning Mystery Author S.J. Rozan

The two authors recently signed a two-book deal with Penguin/Blue Rider.

Joyce Carol Oates Interviewed by Two Major Italian Newspapers

Joyce Carol Oates Interviewed by Two Major Italian Newspapers

Ms. Oates was recently interviewed by two major Italian newspapers, La Stampa and Il Messaggero.

John Cabot University Announces Italy Writes 2012 Italy Writes

John Cabot University Announces Italy Writes 2012 Italy Writes

On June 21st, JCU Summer 2012 Writer in Residence Joyce Carol Oates and Professor of English Carlos Dews welcomed a crowd of high school students and members of the JCU Community in the Aula Magna Regina for the first Italy Writes Creative Writing Contest Awards Ceremony.

Tickets Still Available for June 22 Reading with Joyce Carol Oates!

Tickets Still Available for June 22 Reading with Joyce Carol Oates!

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary John Cabot University is pleased to welcome renowned American author Joyce Carol Oates as Novelist-in-Residence for the Summer Institute forCreative Writing and Literary Translation.

Italy Writes 2012 Finalists Announced!

Italy Writes 2012 Finalists Announced!

John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, together with the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, are honored to announce the Italy Writes 2012 finalists.