creative writing Archives
Nov. 16, 2017—African American pioneers in sports and entertainment, media in a time of fake news, and climate change and human health are among the winter offerings of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 8, 2017—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) is offering an expressive writing course for cancer patients and others who have been affected by the disease. This year’s “Express Yourself: Fall Creative Writing Series” is provided to anyone interested in learning about expressive writing, and participants will have the opportunity to create original writing in a safe, supportive environment.
Apr. 29, 2016—The Writers-in-Residence program at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons mixes students from Vanderbilt’s highly regarded MFA creative writing program with students from the university’s first-year living and learning community to explore fiction and poetry.
Apr. 20, 2016—For Rani Banjarian, the summer of 2006 was the defining moment of his young life. For a month that summer, artillery and airstrikes were a daily occurrence as the unrest between his home country of Lebanon and neighboring Israel grew into the July War.
Feb. 18, 2016—Receiving a cancer diagnosis and undergoing treatment can be an emotional experience for patients, and their families, friends and caregivers are also affected by the experience. Creative writing can provide an outlet to express and share those strong emotions.
Dec. 5, 2014—Anders Carlson-Wee, a second-year Vanderbilt MFA student and former professional rollerblader, is the recipient of an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry.
Oct. 1, 2014—Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt will host three local writers with ties to Vanderbilt at Lyrical Brew: An Evening of Local Poetry, beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 3.
Sep. 29, 2014—Two writing workshops are scheduled to begin in October. Both are collaborations of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, the Vanderbilt Oncology Expressive Arts Committee and the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 2, 2014—Distinguished American fiction writer Lorrie Moore will discuss her latest work Sept. 16 in the next installment of Vanderbilt’s Chancellor’s Lecture Series.
Feb. 19, 2014—A biography of singer-songwriter Sam Cooke will be the fourth book by Peter Guralnick to be declared “a classic in blues literature” by the Blues Hall of Fame.