Nov. 14, 2016—Watch prominent music writers reflect on Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Presley.
Oct. 18, 2016—A summit of three of the most prominent music writers in the country will take place at Vanderbilt Oct. 27.
Mar. 14, 2016—The Gertrude and Harold Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series will host two alumni who are award-winning poets. Anders Carlson-Wee and Nate Marshall will give public readings the week of March 14-18.
Feb. 29, 2016—What’s remarkable about the M.F.A. program at Vanderbilt is that, although it’s among the best in the nation, it's not cutthroat like other highly regarded programs. In fact, Vanderbilt has adopted a model that seems the very opposite—one that fosters a tight-knit community based on feelings of cooperation and unity.
Feb. 29, 2016—The latest offerings from Vanderbilt writers
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.
Jan. 14, 2014—Vanderbilt students get free admission to a discussion by English professor Peter Guralnick of new enhanced digital editions of two of his classic books, "Feel Like Going Home" and "Lost Highway."
Oct. 9, 2013—Vanderbilt’s MFA Program in Creative Writing moved up one notch to ninth in the United States in a survey conducted by "Poets & Writers" magazine and reported in its September/October issue.
Feb. 4, 2013—A documentary about soul singer Solomon Burke will be screened at the Country Music Hall of Fame Saturday, Feb. 9, with remarks by Peter Guralnick, a Vanderbilt University writer-in-residence.
Jan. 23, 2012—All are invited to a free screening of the documentary "The Blues: Feel Like Going Home" 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, at Sarratt Cinema, introduced by acclaimed music writer Peter Guralnick, who wrote the screenplay for the film directed by Martin Scorsese.
Jan. 26, 2011—A documentary about seminal American musical figure Sam Phillips will be screened Feb. 9 at Vanderbilt University, with writer Peter Guralnick speaking after the presentation. The free showing of Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘n’ Roll, part of the International Lens series at Vanderbilt, is 7 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema on campus. The...