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Visiting Writer Series

THE ELIZABETH BOATWRIGHT COKER VISITING WRITER SERIES

The English Department’s Creative Writing Program invites several writers to campus each year to give readings and meet informally with writing and literature students. This is made possible in part by the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Visiting Writers Endowment.

The readings will be followed by a book signing. Events are free and open to the public. All readings are at 8:00 pm.

For more information, contact Rick Mulkey, Director of Creative Writing, at rick.mulkey@converse.edu or call 864.596.9685.

Visiting Writer Series

Events in This Series

Thu. Sep. 28, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Free
Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery
General Events,Humanities ,Featured Event

Pints & Poets will be hosting a special reading at Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery to help raise funds for Hurricane Harvey & Irma relief efforts.…

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Wed. Jan. 24, 2018 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Bain Room

On Wednesday January 24, 2018 at 8 p.m. in the Bain Room, the Creative Writing Program will host a reading by the poet Jessica Jacobs,…

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Wed. Mar. 21, 2018 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Bain Room

On March 21 at 8:00 p.m., the Converse College Creative Writing Program will host critically-acclaimed fiction writer Margaret Luongo. Luongo will read from her work…

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About the Creative Writing Program

The Converse College Undergraduate Creative Writing Program, led by professional writers, provides serious aspiring student writers an intensive and challenging apprenticeship in creative and professional writing enriched by the study of literature. Students in the BFA and BA programs master the techniques of good writing and thorough reading while preparing for careers as creative writers, journalists, editors, publishers and public relations specialists. Throughout the student’s educational career, visiting writers and permanent writing faculty conduct workshops and seminars in all aspects of creative and professional writing in a program that is highly individualized and designed to maximize the student writer’s potential.