Chatham University

Speaker Videos

MFA in Creative Writing – Chatham University

Joseph Bathanti

Joseph Bathanti

Helen MacDonald

Helen MacDonald Q&A

Marc Nieson

On-Campus Reading

Amy Bloom

Melanie Brown Lecture Series

Summer Community of Writers 2016

Chris Barzak: Summer Community of Writers 2016 Keynote speaker

Lori Jakiela craft lecture: There is no dust in my house: On mindful writing about self and others

Chris Barzak Craft Lecture: Resources for the Imagination

Jeff Oaks: Description, distraction, disruption and destruction.

Sheila Squillante and Paul Bilger: Artistic risk and reward

Richard St. John: Teaching or Starving? Are there other alternatives?

I wrote a thesis! Now What?

Sherrie Flick: Contagious Empathy: Embracing rick as an everyday practice

Word Circus

Fourth River Journal Launch vol.13

Philip Terman

Sheryl St. Germain and Ellery Akers

The Queering Nature Release Reading

Jimmy Guignard

Nick Flynn

Niina Pollari

Free Yourself from Story-Mike Ingram

Allison Ruth

Karen Bender Craft Lecture

Karen Bender Reading
October 2, 2015

Natalie Diaz Poetry Reading

Alix Ohlin / 2014 Melanie Brown Lecturer
September 25, 2014

Author Alix Ohlin

Sheryl St. Germain and Ellery Akers
November 20, 2015

Sheryl St. Germain and Ellery Akers

Summer Community of Writers 2014
July 24 - August 3

Author Dinty W. Moore opens the 2014 Summer Community of Writers Workshop with a reading entitled "Compassion is a Verb"

Dinty W. Moore discusses the topic of Voice and Persona

Writer Julia Spicher Kasdorf presents an essay about the need for information, the history of written word, and the search to achieve deeper knowledge

You Won't Believe What Happens Next! The Personal and Political Point of the Second Person POV

The Moment After You Give Up - Or Something Like a Pep Talk

Maybe We've Got it All Wrong: Writing into the Liberation of Uncertainty

Look. Look close. Look beyond.

Jumping Off the Cliff - A Freelancer's Life

In Tension

Heat and Light - Telling True Stories

Summer Community of Writers Faculty Reading - Steven Sherrill and Lori Jakiela

Summer Community of Writers Faculty Reading - Mel Fox and Sheila Squillante

Summer Community of Writers Faculty Reading - Wiley Cash and Sherrie Flick

Summer Community of Writers Faculty Reading - Kathryn Miles and Tim Parrish


Sheila Squillante, ("Turtle Soup") & Julia Spicher Kasdorf, (Poetry in America)

Sara Shotland & Pam Houston ("Highway 50" / "Maggie on the Road")

John Amen Reading

Jimmy Santiago Baca Reading