Poetry News

Creative Writing Institute Presents Faculty Reading

The JCU community had a chance to listen to creative writing by a group of talented authors who teach in the University’s Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation.

Extravagant Stranger: a Reading by Daniel Roy Connelly

On Wednesday, September 20, the JCU Institute of Creative Writing and Literary Translation hosted a reading by JCU English Professor Daniel Roy Connelly, actor, theater director, and Shakespeare scholar, as well as former diplomat.

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly Publishes Article in The Irish Times

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly recently published an article titled “Daniel Roy Connelly: an Extravagant Stranger on his unusual Irish roots.”

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes Rod Mengham

A writer, editor, and translator, Rod Mengham is member of the English Faculty at the University of Cambridge, Jesus College.

Creative Writing Institute Presents: A Reading by Patrick Williamson

On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed British poet and translator Patrick Williamson.

Professor Daniel R. Connelly Publishes New Poetry Collection

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly's latest book, Extravagant Stranger: a Memoir in Prose PoetryExtravagant Stranger by Daniel Roy Connelly, will be published in June 2017 by Little Island Press.

The Frohring Library Presents JCU Authors 2016

As part of the celebrations for the 10th anniversary of Dr. Franco Pavoncello's investiture as President of JCU, the Frohring Library has organized JCU Authors 2016, an exhibit showcasing the intellectual production of the university faculty.

Poetry Reading: Aidan Fadden & Daniel Roy Connelly

Aidan Fadden is a freelance editor, translator, and literary reviewer. A widely published poet and playwright, Daniel Roy Connelly lived in India, Bangladesh, the USA, Scotland, and China, before starting to teach at JCU.

InVerse – Italian Poets in Translation Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Founded in 2005 by JCU professors Brunella Antomarini, Berenice Cocciolillo, and Rosa Filardi, InVerse – Italian poet Silvia FiorentinoPoets in Translation celebrated its 10th anniversary on the evening of September 16.

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development funds have been supported by a generous donation from the Paul and Maxine Frohring Foundation and have been awarded to professors for research and professional projects during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Institute for Creative Writing Welcomes Australian Poet Kevin Brophy

On Tuesday, May 26 the John Cabot Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation hosted the first event of Kevin Brophythe sixth-annual Summer Institute that will be held through the month of June at the University.

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 Daniel Roy Connelly Wins Cúirt New Writing Prize for Poetry

English Language and Literature and Theater Professor Daniel Roy Connelly has won the 2015 Cúirt New Writing Daniel Roy ConnellyPrize for poetry.

Professor Fadden Reads at the London Launch of International Literary Magazine ‘Magma’

Professor Aidan Fadden of the JCU English department recently read at the London launch of international literary magazine 'Magma' at the London Review Bookshop in Bloomsbury.

Alumna Diana Mastrodomenico Founds Literary Magazine “Lotus-eater”

The aim of the Rome-based magazine is to publish prose, poetry, interviews and reviews in the English language and translations from the best contemporary Italian writing.