Creative Writing News

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.

La Repubblica.it Praises JCU Poet-in-Residence Billy Collins’ Reading

La Repubblica.it Praises JCU Poet-in-Residence Billy Collins’ Reading

US Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003, Billy Collins has achieved critical acclaim and wide popularity in the US and has been described as "the most popular poet in America" by the New York Times.

Professor Geoghegan Hosts Workshop for Italian High School Students

Professor Geoghegan Hosts Workshop for Italian High School Students

John Cabot University welcomed students from Liceo Isacco Newton, along with their professors Cinzia Cetraro and Roberto Ingravalle, for an all-day Creative Writing Workshop, hosted by JCU professor Elizabeth Geoghegan.

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Novelist Nahid Rachlin

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Novelist Nahid Rachlin

On Wednesday April 4th, John Cabot University had the pleasure of welcoming novelist Nahid Rachlin in the Aula Magna Regina, for an evening of readings from her acclaimed memoir Persian Girls.

Professor Moira Egan Featured in Poesia, a Prestigious Poetry Journal

Professor Moira Egan Featured in Poesia, a Prestigious Poetry Journal

Prof. Moira Egan Featured in Poesia, a Prestigious Italian Poetry Journal

Creative Writing Institute Presents a Reading by Poet Kim Addonizio

Creative Writing Institute Presents a Reading by Poet Kim Addonizio

John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation Presents a Reading by Poet Kim Addonizio

JCU Professors’ Translation of “A Coney Island of the Mind” Reviewed

JCU Professors’ Translation of “A Coney Island of the Mind” Reviewed

JCU Creative Writing Institute Professors' Translation of "A Coney Island of the Mind" Reviewed in Il Fatto Quotidiano Newspaper

Professor Moira Egan’s Poems Included in Collection

Professor Moira Egan’s Poems Included in Collection

Professor Moira Egan's poems included in The Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics Including Odd and Invented Forms