Travelogue: Until Next Time

by Christine McSwain & Emma Stough May 9-10 Bahrain-Frankfurt-Charlotte-Charleston It’s hard to believe that our trip to Bahrain has come to an end. Our final...

Congratulations to Our First Cohort

This afternoon the College of Charleston will confer its first MFA in Creative Writing degrees. From bottom left, our first cohort: Catherine McCullough (Poetry),...

Travelogue: Teaching and Learning

by Christine McSwain & Emma Stough Bret Lott, Christine McSwain, & Emma Stough have gone to meet our friends at the University of Bahrain....

Travelogue: The Writers’ Circle

by Christine McSwain & Emma Stough Bret Lott, Christine McSwain, & Emma Stough have gone to meet our friends at the University of Bahrain. Follow...

Travelogue: Under the Bahraini Sky

by Christine McSwain & Emma Stough Bret Lott, Christine McSwain, & Emma Stough have gone to meet our friends at the University of Bahrain. Follow...

Travelogue: First Day in Bahrain

by Christine McSwain & Emma Stough Bret Lott, Christine McSwain, & Emma Stough have gone to meet our friends at the University of Bahrain....

Travelogue: Charleston to Bahrain: Layover in London

by Christine McSwain & Emma Stough Bret Lott, Christine McSwain, & Emma Stough have gone to meet our friends at the University of Bahrain....

MFA Reading at Blue Bicycle Books: May 3 at 7 PM

Thanks to Alex Eaker and Blue Bicycle for organizing the event, and to Blue Bicycle for hosting us! Thanks to Kieran Kramer for the...

Meet McKayla Robbin: Poet, First-Year MFA Candidate, and Recipient of the Woodfin Fellowship

McKayla Robbin has called Charleston home more than once. “I’ve been living in Charleston on and off since 2002—I can’t stay away!” McKayla, a...

Meet Emma Stough: Prose Writer, First-Year MFA Candidate, and Recipient of the Woodfin Fellowship

Emma Stough felt the pull of Charleston through the phone.  “I remember talking to Bret Lott during the decision-making process. He described the view...