Creative Writing Institute

Upcoming Events

All events will take place in the Aula Magna Regina, Guarini Campus, via della Lungara 233 (Trastevere), unless otherwise indicated.


Instutute for Creative Writing Faculty Reading

Institute for Creative Writing Faculty Reading

May 23, 6 pm - Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation Faculty Reading, Secchia Terrace

Matthew Kneale

Matthew Kneale

May 30, 6pm - Matthew Kneale's Rome: A History in Seven Sackings, Secchia Terrace

To date Matthew Kneale has published 5 novels, 2 non-fiction history books and a volume of short stories. His novel ‘English Passengers’ was short-listed for the Booker Prize and won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. His latest book is a non-fictional account of his adopted home: ‘Rome: a History in Seven Sackings.’

Joanna Klink

Joanna Klink

June 6, 6pm - Reading by Joanna Klink, Aula Magna

Joanna Klink's collections of poetry include They Are Sleeping (2000), Circadian (2007), Raptus (2010) and Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy (2015). Her work has been included in numerous anthologies, most recently Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now (2017) and The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry (2011).

Dolen Perkins Valdez

2018 Writer in Residence

June 12, 6pm - Craft talk by Writer in Residence Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Aula Magna
June 18, 6pm - Reading by Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Aula Magna

Dolen Perkins-Valdez is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel WENCH. O, The Oprah Magazine chose it as a Top Ten Pick of the Month, and NPR named it a top 5 book club pick of 2010.

Institute for Craetive Writing Student Reading

Institute for Creative Writing Student Reading

June 20, 6pm - Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation Student Reading, Secchia Terrace

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