Readings & Events

FALL 2020

Thursday, December 3: The Undergraduate Creative Writing Program presents:
Genevieve Hudson Fiction Reading
7:00 PM via Zoom (link will be circulated to students)

Bio: Genevieve Hudson is the author of the novel Boys of Alabama. Their other books include the critical memoir A Little in Love with Everyone and Pretend We Live Here: Stories, which was a LAMBDA Literary Award finalist. Genevieve graduated with a BA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from the College of Charleston in 2009.


Thursday, March 4: The MFA Creative Writing Program’s Dorothea Benton Frank Writing Series presents:
Adriana Trigiani Fiction Reading
7:00 PM via Zoom (link will be circulated to students)

Bio: Adriana Trigiani is the New York Times bestselling author of eighteen books in fiction and nonfiction, which have been published in thirty-eight languages around the world. She is an award-winning playwright, television writer and producer, and filmmaker. She wrote and directed the film version of her debut novel Big Stone Gap, which was shot entirely on location in her Virginia hometown. Her screen adaptation of Very Valentine debuted on Lifetime television in June 2019. Adriana directed the feature film Then Came You, starring Craig Ferguson and Kathie Lee Gifford, filmed on location in Scotland, which will be released October 2, 2020. Adriana is the cofounder of the Origin Project, an in-school writing program that serves more than 1,500 students in Appalachia. Adriana is at work on her next novel for Dutton at Penguin Random House for release in 2021, and a children’s picture book for Viking at Penguin Random House for release in 2021. Adriana hosts a weekly Facebook Live show every Tuesday evening at 6 PM EST featuring guest authors, giveaways and more. Join her on Facebook and Instagram @AdrianaTrigiani.  Adriana lives in Greenwich Village with her family.

Thursday, March 5: MFA Students’ Master’s Class with Adriana Trigiani
12:00-2:45 PM via Zoom (link will be circulated)