The University of Chicago Committee on Creative Writing has been proud to host readings and lectures by writers including Daniel Alarcón, Charles D'Ambrosio, Lydia Davis, Karen Russell, Zadie Smith, Nick Laird, Scott Wolven, Elif Shafak, Denis Johnson, Dawn Turner Trice, Neil Gaiman, Danny Hoch, Darcy Frey, Alan Burdick, Ben Doyle, Eula Biss, Sam White, Michael Earl Craig, and Steve Yarbrough. See archive for more details
- All events are free and open to the public unless noted otherwise.
- Visit the poetics page for poetry-related events
|Date / Time||Location||Description|
|October 15, 2015|
|Seminary Co-op Bookstore||Reading by Vu Tran |
Vu Tran reads from his debut novel Dragonfish. Tran’s fiction has appeared in the O. Henry Prize Stories, the Best American Mystery Stories, A Best of Fence, The Southern Review, and Harvard Review, a...
|October 21, 2015|
|Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801||Reading by Darin Strauss |
Darin Strauss reads from the 2011 National Book Critic's Circle Award-winning memoir Half a Life. Strauss is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the American Library Association Award, and numerou...
|November 09, 2015|
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
|Mandel Hall||Issa Rae |
Get up close and awkward with producer, writer, and director Issa Rae. Rae will be in conversation with Jacqueline Stewart, UChicago Professor of Cinema and Media Studies and Interim Director of the G...