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

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Calendar

Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
October 30, 2014
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801History & Forms of Lyric Lecture by John Wilkinson
John Wilkinson, Associate Chair for Creative Writing and Poetics in the Department of English, will give a lecture as part of the History and Forms of Lyric series.
November 11, 2014
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801Reading b Lisa Samuels
Lisa Samuels has a PhD from the University of Virginia and currently teaches at The University of Auckland in Aotearoa/New Zealand. She has published four chapbooks and nine books, most recently Mama ...
November 20, 2014
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801Reading by Mary Gordon
Mary Gordon will read from The Liar's Wife, her newly released collection of four novellas. Gordon is the author of six novels, including Final Payments, Pearl, and The Love of My Youth, as well as th...