Creative Writing
EnglishCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events


Visiting Writers Series Presents Karan Mahajan

Friday, October 13, 2017 6:00 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room F, 3rd Floor

Karan was born in 1984 and grew up in New Delhi, India. His first novel, Family Planning (2008), was a finalist for the International Dylan Thomas Prize, and his second novel, The Association of Small Bombs (2016), was a finalist for the 2016 National Book Awards and was named one of the “10 Best Books of 2016” by the New York Times. Karan’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker online, The Believer, and NPR’s All Things Considered, among others.

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Visiting Writers Series Presents David Shields

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:00 PM
Johnson Center, George's, 3rd Floor

David Shields is the author of  Reality Hunger, The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead, Black Planet, and Other People: Takes and Mistakes. The recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, Shields has published essays and stories in the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, Esquire, Yale Review, Salon, Slate, McSweeney’s, and Believer. His work has been translated into twenty languages.

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MFA Graduating Student Reading

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:30 PM

The event will be Wednesday, May 17th at the Sherwood Community Center in Fairfax. Doors open at 6:30pm, reading begins at 7:00pm. A catered dinner will follow the readings. We look forward to seeing everyone-- family, friends, and significant others are welcome!

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