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The Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation

Rome, Italy

Since its founding in 2009, John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation has become a thriving community of and for writers in Rome. With workshops in the major genres (fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction) and literary translation, the Institute is the place for creative writing students to spend serious time on their writing as they get to know the Eternal City.

Graduate Courses in Creative Writing
John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation will be offering four graduate courses in creative writing during the summer of 2016. The workshops in poetry, fiction writing, and literary translation, as well as the study of literature for creative writers, will run from May 18 to June 25.

2016 Writer in Residence
We are pleased to announce that our 2016 Writer in Residence at the 7th Annual Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation will be Susan Minot, award-winning novelist, short-story writer, poet, and screenwriter. Minot will be in residence at JCU from June 15 to 23, 2016. Learn more about our past and upcoming Writers in Residence.

Upcoming Events
Please see the Institute's Event Calendar to see a complete list of the Institute's literary events. Learn more about our past events, and view the list of our past readers.

Faculty for Summer 2016
Creative Writing Faculty for Summer 2016 include David Keplinger, poet and professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at American University; Michael Carroll, award-winning fiction writer; Elizabeth Geoghegan, novelist, nonfiction author, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at John Cabot University; and Elena Buia Rutt, poet and translator. See more.

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