Chatham University

MFA Creative Writing
Program News & Events

Upcoming Events

  • Jul

    MFA Creative Writing Prospective Student Webinar

    A virtual information session for the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, including a brief presentation and overview of the program followed by an open forum for questions and answers.
  • Jul

    Summer Community of Writers

    The Summer Community of Writers (SCW) serves as a resource to Pittsburgh writers and MFA alumni seeking an affordable, engaging writer’s retreat in a unique setting. The Summer Community of Writers also brings together an eclectic mix of low- and full-residency MFA students, writers, faculty, and alumni with daily workshops, dynamic craft lectures, and faculty and student readings. more

  • Jul

    Summer Community of Writers Prospective MFA Creative Writing Student Visit Day

    Put yourself in the shoes of a Chatham University MFA student when you attend our Summer Community of Writers Visit Day on July 25, 2018. During the event, you will learn more about the rich history and culture of creative writing at Chatham, interact with faculty and current students while enjoying a complimentary lunch, and participate in a craft lecture by author and Chatham low-residency Mento ... more
  • Oct

    MFA Creative Writing Open House

    Prospective students will have the opportunity to engage in round table discussions with faculty, current students and alumni while learning about Chatham’s MFA in Creative Writing program. In the evening, join our students and faculty at Word Circus. Word Circus is presented by the Chatham MFA Creative Writing Program. This monthly reading series features a mix of poetry and prose writers fro ... more

Past Events

11/03/2017 - The Fourth River Launch

10/21/2017 - Conversations and Connections Writer's Conference

10/20/2017 - Word Circus

09/22/2017 - Word Circus

02/24/2017 - MFA Open House

02/17/2017 - Gray's Skies Reading and Music Series

01/17/2017 - Joseph Bathanti Reading

11/09/2016 - Marc Nieson Reading with Alison Taverna, Dakota Garilli and Jenny Ashburn

10/22/2016 - Conversations and Connections Writer's Conference

10/21/2016 - MFA Open House

10/18/2016 - Amy Bloom Reading

04/15/2016 - Word Circus

04/09/2016 - Gray's Skies

03/18/2016 - Word Circus

02/19/2016 - Word Circus