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|
|May 15, 2014|
|Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801||Lynne Tillman in Conversation with Vu Tran |
Join acclaimed novelist, art critic, and Kestnbaum Writer-in-Residence Lynne Tillman, as she discusses working across disciplines with Vu Tran. A Whiting Award recipient, Tran teaches fiction writing ...
|May 16, 2014|
|Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901||Reading by Lynne Tillman |
No fiction writer is admired more by her peers than 2013-2014 Kestnbaum Writer-in-Residence Lynne Tillman. Ceaselessly inventive, witty and brilliantly economical, her prose has a rare power to warp t...
|May 22, 2014|
|Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801||Susan Wheeler: Poetry Reading |
Susan Wheeler is the author of several books of poetry, including Bag 'o' Diamonds, which was chosen by James Tate to receive the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. Her ...