Chatham University

MFA Creative Writing
Program News & Events

Recent News

December 2013 Newsletter


  • All Campus Author Marjorie Agosín
  • MFA Fiction Reading: Aubrey Hirsch
  • A Celebration with Dr. William E. Lenz
  • November Word Circus
  • Cornucopia: Poems from the Proverbial Kids' Table
  • Coffee with Abby Mendelson: Writing Together

Upcoming Events

  • Sep

    Melanie Brown Lecturer: Alix Ohlin

    Alix Ohlin is the author of four books, most recently SIGNS AND WONDERS and INSIDE, which was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and named a best book of the year by,, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Her work has appeared in Best New American Voices, Best American Short Stories, and Best American Nonrequired Reading. She lives in Easton, PA and teaches at Lafayette Col ... more
  • Oct

    MFA Creative Writing Open House

    Prospective students will have the opportunity to engage in roundtable 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 in collaboration with Most Wanted Fine Arts Gallery. This monthly reading ser ... more
  • Oct

    All Campus Author: Jeanne Marie Laskas

    Reading is free and open to the entire community.
  • Apr

    MFA Reading: John Amen

Past Events

05/18/2014 - MFA Graduates Final Reading and Celebration

04/15/2014 - Fourth River Release Party

04/13/2014 - Independent Literary Publishing Party!

04/11/2014 - Word Circus

04/08/2014 - MFA Reading: Paul Bogard

03/21/2014 - Word Circus

03/19/2014 - MFA Reading: Tim Seibles

02/22/2014 - MFA Creative Writing Open House

02/22/2014 - Word Circus

02/22/2014 - MFA Open House

02/11/2014 - MFA Reading: Ann Fisher-Wirth and Joy Beth Katz

01/31/2014 - MFA Reading: Joseph Bathanti

01/24/2014 - Word Circus

01/21/2014 - MFA Reading: Christopher Bakken and Kathy Ayres

01/14/2014 - MFA Reading: Ashton Nichols