MFA in Creative Writing

Showing all events beginning Saturday, July 24, 2021.
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    Fiction Seminar with Lysley Tenorio and Anthony Doerr: SCENE-STEALING: Scenes by Contemporary Masters and What To Take From Them

    Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Online

    SCENE-STEALING: Scenes by Contemporary Masters and What To Take From Them

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  • Image for An Afternoon Craft Conversation with Jamil Jan Kochai

    An Afternoon Craft Conversation with Jamil Jan Kochai

    Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge, 1928 St. Marys Road, Moraga, CA 94575

    The novelist Thomas Berger once suggested that the sentence was “the cell beyond which the life of the book cannot be traced, a novel being a structure of such cells.” Continuing this line of thought, one might argue that a great novel i

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    Creative Writing Reading Series with Chris Feliciano Arnold

    Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge

    Chris Feliciano Arnold has written essays and journalism for The Atlantic, Harper's, Outside, Vice News, The New York Times and more.

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    An Afternoon Craft Conversation with Christopher Feliciano Arnold

    Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge

    “Post-Freudian Slips: How contemporary psychoanalytic thought can deepen the inner lives of your characters” by Christopher Feliciano Arnold 

     

  • Image for Creative Writing Reading Series Jamil Jan Kochai

    Creative Writing Reading Series Jamil Jan Kochai

    Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge

    Jamil Jan Kochai is the author of 99 Nights in Logar (Viking, 2019), a finalist for the Pen/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel and the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.

  • Image for Afternoon Craft Conversations with Ingrid Rojas Contreras

    Afternoon Craft Conversations with Ingrid Rojas Contreras

    Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge

    Ingrid Rojas Contreras was born and raised in Bogotá, Columbia. Her first novel Fruit of the Drunken Tree won the Silver Medal in First Fiction from the California Book Awards.

  • Image for Afternoon Craft Conversation with Ruchika Tomar

    Afternoon Craft Conversation with Ruchika Tomar

    Wednesday, March 23, 2022 2:30 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge

    Ruchika Tomar is the author of A Prayer for Travelers, which won the 2020 PEN/Hemingway award for debut novel. She was a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. 

     

  • Image for Afternoon Craft Conversation with Brian Broome

    Afternoon Craft Conversation with Brian Broome

    Wednesday, May 4, 2022 2:30 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge

    Brian Broome, a poet and screenwriter, won the grand prize in Carnegie Mellon University's Martin Luther King Writing Awards. His debut memoir, Punch Me Up to the Gods is available through Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.