University of Pittsburgh

Pitt is where ... Jeanne Marie Laskas will teach you how to talk with difficult characters. Learn More >
Pitt is where... Tom McWhorter will get you and your craft elements working hard. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Irina Reyn will teach you to write from the dark side. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Yona Harvey will teach you how to become your own best teacher. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Bill Lychack will help you turn self doubt into a powerful writing tool. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Peter Trachtenberg will teach you to find the music in facts. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Dawn Lundy Martin will teach you to sing the song that cannot be sung. Learn More >
Pitt is where... Lynn Emanuel will help you get over the perfect poem fetish. Learn More >
Pitt is where... Ellen McGrath Smith will show you how to walk the line between prose and poetry. Learn More >
Pitt is where... Cindy Skrzycki will teach you to write like an athlete—in a good way. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Geeta Kothari will show you how to reinvent the family memoir. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Katie Booth will teach you to know and love beautiful sentences. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Jeff Oaks will teach you the art of attention. Learn More >

Events

Sep 25

PCWS: Lucie Brock-Broido

The Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series welcomes Lucy Brock-Broido (poetry). Brock-Broido is the recipient of awards and fellowships from the Learn More >

Oct 16

PCWS: Adam Hochschild

The Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series welcomes Adam Hochschild (nonfiction). Hochschild is the author of seven books, including King Learn More >

Nov 20

PCWS: Noviolet Bulawayo

The Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series welcomes Noviolet Bulawayo (fiction), our Brown Award winner for this year. Bulawayo is a recipient Learn More >

Jan 06

Alumna Katie Coyle's Book Release: VIVIAN VERSUS THE APOCALYPSE

Pitt MFA alum Katie Coyle (Fiction, 2012) is the winner of the 2012 Guardian & Hot Key Books Young Writers Prize for her debut novel VIVIAN Learn More >

Jan 29

PCWS: Joshua Marie Wilkinson

The Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series welcomes Joshua Marie Wilkinson (poetry). Wilkinson’s books include The Book of Whispering in the Learn More >

Feb 19

PCWS: Jennifer Clement

The Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series welcomes Jennifer Clement (fiction). Clement is a recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts Learn More >

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