Poetry News

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 Daniel Roy Connelly Wins Cúirt New Writing Prize for Poetry

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 Prize for poetry.

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

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”

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.

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.

Faculty Development Funds Awarded to Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development Funds Awarded to Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to report that JCU faculty development funds continue to support the professional development of an outstanding group of faculty.

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly Awarded First Prize in Poetry Festival

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly Awarded First Prize in Poetry Festival

Dr. Daniel Roy Connelly, adjunct assistant professor of English literature and theater, was named recipient of First Prize in the annual Fermoy International Poetry Festival, based in County Cork in the Republic of Ireland.

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.

InVerse Festival Brings Contemporary Italian Poetry to JCU

InVerse Festival Brings Contemporary Italian Poetry to JCU

Poets, translators, and poetry enthusiasts gathered together on the evening of June 11 in JCU's Lemon Tree Courtyard for the seventh edition of InVerse - Italian Poets in Translation.

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.

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.

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes 2014 Writer in Residence Tyler Dilts

Creative Writing Institute Welcomes 2014 Writer in Residence Tyler Dilts

John Cabot University is proud to welcome author Tyler Dilts as this year's Writer in Writer in Residence at the 5th Annual Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, to be held from May 19th to June 20th.

“SORREASY for Madagascar” Charity Concert a Great Success

“SORREASY for Madagascar” Charity Concert a Great Success

On February 6, the club Students Taking Action Now Darfur (STAND) sponsored a concert to raise funds for food and medicine for the community of Mahajanga, Madagascar.

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.

“Greek Night” Brings Ancient Culture of Food and Wine to JCU

“Greek Night” Brings Ancient Culture of Food and Wine to JCU

The event was hosted by Professor Benedetta Bessi and her "Wine and the Culture of Drinking in Antiquity" students in the Aula Magna Regina.