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.
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|Date / Time||Location||Description|
|January 15, 2014|
|Midway Studios 108||History & Forms of Lyric Lecture by Henry Weinfield |
Henry Weinfield is a poet, translator, and literary scholar. His most recent collections of poetry are A Wandering Aramaean: Passover Poems and Translations (Dos Madres 2012) and Without Mythologies: ...
|January 30, 2014|
|Midway Studios 108||Reading by Alissa Nutting |
Alissa Nutting will read from her controversial debute novel TAMPA, which has been called 'a modern Lolita.' An assistant professor of creative writing at John Carroll University, Nutting is also the ...
|February 20, 2014|
|Midway Studios 108||Reading by David MacLean |
David MacLean will read from his debut book THE ANSWER TO THE RIDDLE IS ME: A MEMOIR OF AMNESIA. MacLean grew up in Central Ohio and has worked on an assembly line in an auto plant, as a baker, as an ...
|March 06, 2014|
|Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801||Reading by DT Max |
D.T. Max will read from his New York Times bestselling book, EVERY LOVE STORY IS A GHOST STORY: A LIFE OF DAVID FOSTER WALLACE. A staff writer at The New Yorker, Max is also the author of THE FAMILY T...
|March 07, 2014|
|Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801||DT Max: In Conversation |
David Foster Wallace biographer DT Max appears in conversation with UChicago English Professor Patrick Jagoda. This event is made possible by the Dedmon Writer in Residence Program.