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|
|March 11, 2014|
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
|Midway Studios 108||Reading by Alan Grostephan |
ALAN GROSTEPHAN was born and raised in Minnesota. He lived for a number of years in Bogotá, Colombia, where he taught writing and theater in a slum called Cazucá. He is the editor and translator of St...
|March 12, 2014|
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
|Midway Studios 108||Reading by Rachel DeWoskin |
RACHEL DEWOSKIN’s fourth book, Blind, is forthcoming from Penguin in August, 2014. Her most recent novel, Big Girl Small, received the 2012 American Library Association’s Alex Award and was named one ...
|May 15, 2014|
|Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801||Lynne Tillman in Conversation with Jessica Stockholder |
Acclaimed fiction writer Lynne Tillman appears in conversation with sculptor, installation artist, and DOVA Chair Jessica Stockholder. In addition to five novels and three collections of short stories...
|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||Reading by Susan Wheeler |
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 ...