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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.

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

Visiting Writer Series

Upcoming Events in This Series

Spring 2021 Events (Due to Covid-19, Events are held Virtually)

Wed. Mar. 17, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Converse Virtual Event

March 17, 7:00 p.m., Geoff Herbach: Herbach is the author of nine novels, including most recently the YA novels Hooper and Cracking the Bell. His…

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Wed. Apr. 21, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Converse Virtual Event

Sheila O'Connor: O’Connor is a multi-genre writer who writes books for both adults and young people. Her novels Until Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth, Tokens of Grace,…

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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.

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