Creative Writing News

Sanam Sheriff
Posted May 14th, 2018
Sanam Sheriff '18 will travel the world through The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which is awarded to students of “unusual promise” for 12 months of independent international travel.
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Posted March 19th, 2018
Fellows conceive original projects, execute them outside of the United States for one year, and embrace the ensuing journey.
Sanam Sheriff '18 stands at a microphone as she performs her poetry
Posted February 26th, 2018
Over winter break, Sanam joined artists from across the globe at the Winternachten International Literature Festival to present her poetry on an international stage.
Airea Matthews
Posted December 14th, 2017
Matthews was featured for her collection "Simulacra" from Yale University Press. She will be teaching "Intro to Creative Writing" and "Writing Poetry II" in the spring.
Author Jill Lepore on campus.
Posted October 31st, 2017
Jill Lepore offered plenty of insight into her writing approach and career when she visited Bryn Mawr College on Oct. 26, 2017, in her appearance as the 2017 Emily Balch Speaker.
Dan Torday
Posted September 28th, 2017
Torday's "Nate Gertzman Draws the Internet" made the list of Distinguished Stories in the 2017 edition of "The Best American Short Stories."
Posted June 8th, 2017
Allegra's piece is an essay called "Maze of the Giant Heart."
Posted April 6th, 2017
Torday's "The Last Flight of Poxl West" has already won the 2015 National Jewish Book Award for fiction.
Posted December 8th, 2016
Every year, Bryn Mawr awards its Academy of American Poets Prize to an undergraduate student. Kawam’s work won the award in 2016.
Posted December 6th, 2016
"Technically Literate" started as an exploration of the intersections of daily life, literature, and technology by Bay Area writers, but is growing to include writers as diverse as Torday,