Creative Writing News Archive


Jericho Brown elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences 

Heather Christle awarded 2021 Howard Foundation Fellowship in Nonfiction

Tayari Jones awarded 2021 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Fiction

Jericho Brown named to Georgia Writers Hall of Fame

Creative Writing major Lydia Abedeen selected as a 2021 Tin House Scholar

Playwriting major Drew Mindell wins David L. Shelton Full-Length Play Award, Kennedy Center, American College Theater Festival Region IV 




Essay by Heather Christle in The Paris Review

CNN Interview with T Cooper about his documentary Man Made

Jericho Brown's The Tradition and Soniah Kamal's Unmarriageable selected for 2019 Books All Georgians Should Read list

Jericho Brown's The Tradition announced as a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry

Heather Christle's The Crying Book chosen by the New York Times as "New & Noteworthy" 

Heather Christle's forthcoming book The Crying Book included in Time magazine's "11 New Books You Should Read in November"

Tiphanie Yanique -- interview and story "God's Caravan" in the New Yorker magazine

T Cooper's New TV Writing Course Offers Students Path to Collaboration and Creativity

Bearing Witness: Faith, Remembrance, and the Journey Toward Racial Justice, with speakers Austin Channing Brown and Hank Klibanoff

Tayari Jones Shares an Appreciation of Toni Morrison-NPR

Tayari Jones named 2019-2025 Andrew D. White Professor-at-large at Cornell University

Jericho Brown's The Tradition included on the National Book Award for Poetry Longlist

Hank Klibanoff's acceptance speech at the Peabody Awards Ceremony

Tayari Jones wins Women's Prize for fiction for An American Marriage: The New York Times; The Guardian

Hank Klibanoff's podcast "Buried Truths" wins Peabody Award

Poet & Professor: Inspired by Emory creative writing students, professor Jericho Brown creates a new form of poetry for his acclaimed collection, The Tradition

Tayari Jones wins 2019 Aspen Words Literary Prize for An American Marriage

Hank Klibanoff's podcast "Buried Truths" nominated for a Peabody Award

Jericho Brown's third poetry collection, The Tradition, now published

Tayari Jones' novel An American Marriage wins NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction)

Tayari Jones interview in the February 19, 2019 Wall Street Journal

Season 2 of Hank Klibanoff's podcast "Buried Truths" debuts February 18 on WABE

Now This: In Our Own Words: Jericho Brown Performs "Heart Condition"

Tayari Jones' novel An American Marriage nominated for NAACP Image Award

Tayari Jones interviewed on WABE's City Lights

Tayari Jones interviewed in ArtsAtlanta

Jericho Brown and Kevin Young featured in New York Times Style Magazine's "32 Black Male Writers for Our Time." 

T Cooper's award-winning documentary Man Made to screen January 31 at Emory



Creative Writing alum Farhan Arshad sells new comedy series to CBS

Jericho Brown and Kevin Young featured in New York Times Style Magazine's "32 Black Male Writers for Our Time."

New Yorker article about T Cooper and his documentary Man Made

Poetry by Jericho Brown and Sumita Chakraborty in the November/December 2018 issue of American Poetry Review

Article by Tayari Jones in the New York Times Book Review about author Ann Petry and her novel The Street

Copper Canyon Press announces forthcoming poetry collection, The Tradition, by Jericho Brown

Article about T Cooper in Emory Magazine

Interview with Tayari Jones in the Tampa Bay Times

Hank Klibanoff to deliver the Emory Williams Lecture, "Gunnar Myrdal's American Dilemma," 6:30 p.m., October 17

"SisterWriters" Tayari Jones, Pearl Cleage share their literary friendship in Emory talk 

Two Tenure Track Poetry Positions Job Search announced 

2019-2021 Fellowships in poetry, fiction and playwriting announced

T Cooper's Changers Book Four published by Akashic Books 

Tayari Jones' An American Marriage longlisted for the National Book Award in Fiction

Tayari Jones will be keynote speaker at Georgia Art and Criminal Justice Forum

Hank Klibanoff's "Buried Truths" podcast renewed by WABE for a second season

Creative Writing and Emory authors at the Decatur Book Festival, Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Former Fiction Fellow Lydia Conklin wins Rona Jaffe Writers' Award

Hank Klibanoff's "Buried Truths" podcast renewed for a second season

Interview with Jericho Brown in The Guardian 

Jericho Brown's poem "Foreday in the Morning" published in Time magazine issue on the South

T Cooper's Man Made wins two prizes at Outfest 2018

Tayari Jones publishes article in the July 8, 2018 Sunday NY Times on the prison letters of Nelson Mandala

Author T Cooper joins Creative Writing faculty

Author Tayari Jones joins Creative Writing faculty

Creative Writing major Christell Roach wins the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation’s 2018 Award for College Writers in poetry

Essay by Jericho Brown published in Lambda Literary

Hank Klibanoff interview about podcast "Buried Truths" in ArtsATL

Jericho Brown's poem "Night Shift" published in The New Yorker

New podcast, "Buried Truths," from Prof. Hank Klibanoff, to debut March 26 on WABE and other platforms

New film, As Evil Does, written and directed by adjunct professor Yolanda Buggs, will screen at the 2018 Pan African Film + Arts Festival in Los Angeles