Creative Writing Institute

Creative Writing Institute Summer Courses

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.

 Susan Minot

Graduate Courses in Creative Writing

John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation will be offering graduate courses in creative writing during the summer of 2018. The workshops in poetry, fiction writing, and "How to Read Like a Writer," will run from May 21 to June 22.

Students

Undergraduate Courses in Creative Writing

John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation will be offering three undergraduate courses in creative writing during the summer of 2018. The workshops in poetry, fiction writing, and "How to Read Like a Writer," will run from May 17 to June 24.

Dolen Perkins-Valdez

2018 Writer in Residence

We are pleased to announce that our 2018 Writer in Residence at the 9th Annual Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation will be Dolen Perkins-Valdez, celebrated novelist and professor of Creative Writing at American University in Washington, D.C. Learn more about our past and upcoming Writers in Residence.

Michael Carrol

Faculty for Summer 2018

Creative Writing Faculty for Summer 2018 include Susan Bradley Smith, poet and professor at Curtin University in Australia; Michael Carroll, award-winning fiction writer; Elizabeth Geoghegan, novelist, nonfiction author, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at John Cabot University. See more.

Online Information Sessions

Online Information Sessions

Professor Carlos Dews will be holding two exclusive webinars to discuss graduate and undergraduate Creative Writing courses at John Cabot University. The first will be on Wednesday, December 6th at 7PM EST. The second will be held on Tuesday, February 6th at 7PM EST.