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.
Dec. 15, 2014—MyVU asked a handful of Vanderbilt faculty members to name the book that left a lasting impression on them this year. Their diverse recommendations span fiction, nonfiction, history, thriller, biography, memoir and more.
Oct. 8, 2014—The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities will co-sponsor a special track of veteran-focused readings, discussions and performances at this year's Southern Festival of Books, which also features appearances by Vanderbilt faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Aug. 22, 2014—Tony Earley describes his new short story collection, "Mr. Tall," as "more grown up" than some of his previous writings.
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.
Jan. 18, 2013—Lorrie Moore, a distinguished American fiction writer whose acclaimed short-story collections include "Birds of America" and "Like Life," will teach at Vanderbilt University with an endowed chair starting fall 2013.
Nov. 23, 2010—The Blue Star novelist joins group that has included James Dickey, Robert Penn Warren The Fellowship of Southern Writers has elected novelist Tony Earley, a professor at Vanderbilt University, as a member. The FSW was founded in 1987 to recognize and encourage literature in the South. Its founding members include James Dickey, Robert Penn Warren,...