The Creative Writing Reading Series at Columbia College Chicago is one of the most dynamic, aesthetically diverse events of its kind in the city. Hosted by the English and Creative Writing Department, the series attracts prestigious, award-winning fiction writers, poets and nonfiction writers who perform, engage and educate on a myriad of topics and traditions.
The series is also committed to curating critically engaged contemporary works that challenge traditional discourse and embrace culturally relevant, diverse voices. Our unique connection to the vibrant cultural and educational district in the South Loop also sets the stage for some of the most fascinating, inspiring and influential conversations on the literary arts.
The Fall 2017 Reading Series includes: Mary Gaitskill, T.J. Jarrett, Camille T. Dungy, Sharon Solwitz, David Trinidad, Desiree Cooper, Ishion Hutchinson, Patricia Ann McNair, and current undergraduate students from Columbia's creative writing programs.
Columbia College Chicago presents the Fall 2017 Creative Writing Reading Series. This reading begins with a student reader and ends with a Q&A session. Selected titles will be available for sale.
David Trinidad’s latest book of poems is Swinging on a Star, published by Turtle Point Press. His other poetry books include Dear Prudence: New and...Get the details
Columbia College Chicago presents the Fall 2017 Creative Writing Reading Series. This reading opens with a student reader and closes with a Q&A session with the audience. Selected titles will be available for sale.
Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica. He is the author of two poetry collections: Far District and House of...Get the details
Free and open to the public, this evening spotlights the department's undergraduate writers. Enjoy advanced students from Fiction, Poetry and Non-Fiction during this unique experience.
About the Creative Writing Reading Series
The Columbia College Chicago Reading Series is committed to curating critically engaged contemporary works that challenge traditional discourse and embrace culturally relevant, diverse voices. The college’s...Get the details
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