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|
|February 03, 2016|
|Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801||Reading by Fiction Writer Kirstin Valdez Quade |
Kirstin Valdez Quade reads from Night at the Fiestas, her debut short story collection set in northern New Mexico, for which she received a “5 Under 35” award from the National Book Foundation. Quade ...
|February 24, 2016|
|Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801||Reading by Fiction Writer Molly Antopol |
Molly Antopol reads from her debut story collection, The UnAmericans, which won the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, a “5 Under 35” Award from the National Book Foundation, and the...
|March 02, 2016|
|Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801||Reading by Essayist Jo Ann Beard |
Jo Ann Beard reads from new and unpublished work. Beard is the author of The Boys of My Youth, a collection of autobiographical essays, and the novel In Zanesville. Her work has appeared in literary j...