Chatham University

MFA Creative Writing
Program News & Events

  • Conversations & Connections Writer’s Conference to be Held at Chatham University

    PITTSBURGH:  Barrelhouse is excited to announce the Conversations & Connections Writer’s Conference will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Chatham University’s Shadyside Campus. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and programming ends at 4:30 p.m., with a reception to follow. The conference will welcome featured writers Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, Geeta Kothari, Michelle Junot, and Robert Yune, […]
    Oct 19, 2017

  • Author, Margot Livesey, Visits Chatham as 2017 Melanie Brown Lecturer

    PITTSBURGH: On Wednesday, September 20, at 8 p.m. in the Welker Room of James Laughlin Music Hall, on Chatham University’s Shadyside campus, the Chatham University MFA in Creative Writing Program will welcome Margot Livesey as the Melanie Brown Lecturer. Melanie and Fred R. Brown established the Melanie Brown Lecture Series in 2008 to support a two-day […]
    Sep 07, 2017

  • Voices Unlocked

    PublicSource
    Apr 11, 2017

  • Kenny Gould is the sage of stouts

    The Jewish Chronicle
    Mar 20, 2017

  • Creative Writing Program Hosts “Dialogues: Writing in Divided Times” on April 6th

    PITTSBURGH: The Chatham University MFA in Creative Writing Program will sponsor Dialogues: Writing in Divided Times on April 6 from 5:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Welker Room, James Laughlin Music Hall, on Chatham’s Shadyside campus.  The event will feature readings and conversations with four authors, Li-Young Lee, Cornelius Eady, Danez Smith and Adriana E. […]
    Feb 21, 2017

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Upcoming Events

  • Dec
    07

    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.
  • Jan
    04

    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.
  • Feb
    23

    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