2022 BFA in Writing Thesis Reading
Saturday, May 21, 2022
Students graduating from SAIC’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Writing program read, perform, and otherwise represent their work in traditional as well as hybrid and experimental forms, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, scripts, electronic media, and performance.
2022 MFA in Writing Graduate Reading
Friday, May 20, 2022
Graduating students from the Master of Fine Arts in Writing program read selections from their work. Join us for a surprising evening including, but not limited to, fiction, nonfiction, and text off the page. Discover what writing becomes when students adapt the practices of their studio-artist peers.
Visiting Artists Program
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
A virtual reading and talk by writer Amitav Ghosh followed by an audience Q&A.
Visiting Artists Program
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
A virtual book reading talk by writer Amitav Ghosh followed by an audience Q&A.
MFAW Graduate Lecture Series 2020–2021
September 30, 2020–April 28, 2021
The MFAW Graduate Lectures are a series of conversations led by 2nd year MFAW graduate students, in which they discuss their process and practice as writers and creators.
BFA Writing Program Reading
Saturday, May 9, 2020
Graduating students from SAIC's Bachelor of Fine Arts in Writing program present their work in an exciting virtual evening that includes texts generated in traditional as well as hybrid and experimental forms. Experience fiction, nonfiction, poetry, scripts, electronic media, and performance as you've never heard or seen before.
MFAW Graduate Lecture Series 2019-2020
February 20 through May 6
The MFAW Graduate Lectures are a series of conversations led by 2nd year MFAW graduate students in which they discuss their process and practice as a writer and creator.
Poetry off the Shelf: Christian Campbell
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Experience the work of Christian Campbell, the youngest person to deliver the annual Derek Walcott Lecture for Nobel Laureate Week in St. Lucia. Campbell is the author of the widely acclaimed poetry collection Running the Dusk, winner of a Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize, and a finalist for the Forward Prize for the Best First Collection and the Cave Canem Prize.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Visiting Artists Program: Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series
Emil Ferris (BFA 2008, MFA 2010) is a graphic novelist whose first book, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, has been praised by critics since its publication in 2017. The book presents itself as the lined notebook diary of a preteen self-avowed werewolf who questions her sexual identity.
Eduardo C. Corral
Monday, October 7, 2019
Join us for a reading with poet and educator Eduardo C. Corral. He is the author of Guillotine, forthcoming in 2020 from Graywolf Press, and Slow Lightning, winner of the 2011 Yale Series of Younger Poets. His honors include a Whiting Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Holmes National Poetry Prize, and a Hodder Fellowship. Corral teaches in the MFA program in creative writing at North Carolina State University and lives in North Carolina. Presented in partnership with the Poetry Foundation.