Hello there! Please come and join us for a reading with American poet, educator, painter, basketball coach, and occasional demolition man Ross Gay on Wednesday February 18th, 2015, at 7:30 in the Hammes Bookstore. Ross Gay is the author of two collections, Against Which (CavanKerry Press, 2006), and Bringing the Shovel Down (University of Pittsburgh […]
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Hi everyone! We’re so excited to announce our second visiting author of the spring semester, Lynne Tillman, who will read at Notre Dame on Wednesday February 11th, 2015, at 7:30 in the Eck Center Auditorium. Tillman has fans among both the professors and students of the creative writing program, and we hope you’ll join us […]
Hi everyone! Come and join us at our final MFA Student Reading on Wednesday December 10th at 7:30PM in 209 Debartolo Hall for a dynamic mix of poetry, prose, and multimedia performance. Paul Cunningham writes about the gap that exists between languages in translation, masculinities, sexuality, whiteness, and the police and surveillance understatedness of the […]
Hi everyone! Come and join us at our second MFA Student Reading on Wednesday December 3rd at 8PM in the Hammes Bookstore for a dynamic mix of poetry, prose, and performance. Julia Harris practices somewhere between poetry and photography, writing through the viewfinder as though it were a rifle scope. Thirii Myint crafts stories that explore […]
In one word the answer is TERMINAL! A Masters in Fine Arts is a terminal degree. A PhD is a terminal degree but a Masters degree is not equivalent to an MFA or a PhD. Wear, use, and remember the letters with pride.
Come join us for a heaping helping of poetry, fiction, and fun at the Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art on April 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.! The reading will include the work of two fiction writers and two poets. Paul Cunningham’s writing has appeared in publications including Aesthetix, DIAGRAM, A Capella Zoo, Witness, H_NGM_N, The […]
Come join us for a double serving of poetry and fiction to amp up your intellect. Our second installment of the 2014 First Year MFA Reading series is this Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at The Pool. Jonathan Diaz’s poetry is undergirded by the complexity of the city he grew up in, Los […]
The University of Notre Dame Creative Writing Program, the Snite Museum of Art, and Spoken Word club of Notre Dame will co-host the second annual Wham! Bam! Poetry Slam! on March 20th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. A poetry slam is a competitive event in which individual poets perform their work and are judged by […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Mar 7th, 2014
Black Took Collective will be reading at the University of Notre Dame in the Digital Visualization Theater on March 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, the Creative Writing Program, the Department of English, the Department of Africana Studies, First Year Studies, and Multicultural […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Feb 3rd, 2014
Sami Schalk ’10 told us about one major benefit to getting her MFA at Notre Dame: “I have been telling a lot of folks recently how much getting the MFA has benefited me in the dissertation writing process. I have no hang-ups about showing my work to people, writing or revising in ways that many […]