Cancelled Upcoming Spring Events

Unfortunately, due to the global COVID-19 outbreak and Penn State’s cancellation of in-person classes, events, and gatherings, the following upcoming events have been cancelled:

Red Weather Reading Series: Gabriel Green (March 16th)

Fisher Writer in Residence: Walter Kirn (April 9th)

Rolling Reading Series: Alice McDermott (April 16th)

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of the Penn State Creative Writing community and our visiting writers and so we hope that during this straining time, you remain safe and healthy! In the mean time, check out footage of past readings and interviews with visiting writers on our Video tab. We hope that reading and writing can continue to be a source of joy and relief in these times!

CANCELLED: Red Weather Reading Series Presents Gabriel Green 3/16/20

Poet Chet’la Sebree to be Featured in the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series

Known for poems that refuse to fall into specific spaces of time or genre, poet Chet’la Sebree will offer a reading as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series. The free public reading will be held on Thursday, February 13, at 7:30 pm, in Paterno … [Continue reading]

Alumni Spotlight: Krista Eastman

Congratulations to Penn State MFA graduate Krista Eastman (Nonfiction, 2010) for her debut book The Painted Forest which was published last fall by the West Virginia Press and has been received with much acclaim! In The Painted Forest, Eastman … [Continue reading]

Mary E. Rolling Reading Series to Feature Penn State Edwin Erle Sparks Professor Emily Rolfe Grosholz

Emily Rolfe Grosholz, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy, African American Studies, and English, will offer a reading as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series. The reading is free and open to the public and will be held in Paterno … [Continue reading]

Student Writers, Take Note!

There are several upcoming opportunities that offer undergraduate writers valuable recognition and prize money: Kalliope 2020: Submit your fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and photography for the chance to be published in this year's edition of … [Continue reading]

Rolling Reading Series to Feature Poet and Penn State Professor Todd Davis

Award-winning poet Todd Davis, known for his lyric meditations on the natural beauty of his Pennsylvania home ground, will offer a reading as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series. The free public reading will be held in Foster Auditorium in … [Continue reading]

Meet Our BA/MA Students This Year!

Check out the profiles of our first and second year BA/MA students on the "Student Bios" page! The BA/MA program is an integrated undergraduate/graduate degree in English with a creative writing concentration in Poetry and in Prose (fiction and … [Continue reading]

Mary E. Rolling Reading Series to present writer and essayist Callan Wink

Known for his fresh, well-crafted stories that evoke the American West, writer Callan Wink will offer a reading as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series. The public reading is free and will be held in Foster Auditorium in Paterno Library on … [Continue reading]

Mary E. Rolling Reading Series to present Penn State alumna Vicki Glembocki

Award-winning magazine writer, essayist, memoirist, and Penn State alumna Vicki Glembocki will offer a reading as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series. The reading is free and open to the public and will be held in Foster Auditorium in Paterno … [Continue reading]

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