Announcing the VCU 2018-19 Visiting Writers Series

August 20, 2018

We are pleased to announce an exciting and award-winning line up for our 2018-19 Visiting Writers Series!  This year's reading series includes such authors as:

  • T. Geronimo Johnson
  • Kaveh Akhbar
  • Hernan Diaz
  • VCU alums Tarfia Faizullah & Kevin Powers
  • Yiyun Li
  • Ada Limon
  • Sarah Viren
  • Jesse van Eerden
  • and Clint McCown

All VWS events are free and open to the public. The series is sponsored by the Department of English of the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences and the Graduate Writers’ Association, with additional funding made possible through the generosity of VCU Libraries, Barnes & Noble @ VCU Bookstore, and the family of Larry Levis.

For all Department of English activities check out our events calendar.

Upcoming Deadlines

Department Orientation Sessions
AUGUST 15, 2019

Classes Begin
AUGUST 20, 2019

Add/Drop Deadline
AUGUST 26, 2019

Graduation Application Deadline
SEPTEMBER 6, 2019

Fall Reading Day
OCTOBER 10, 2019

Course Withdrawal Deadline
NOVEMBER 1, 2019

Last Day of Classes
DECEMBER 9, 2019

British Virginia

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British Virginia is a VCU-hosted series of scholarly editions of documents touching on the colony. These texts range from the 16th and 17th-century literature of English exploration to the 19th-century writing of loyalists and other Virginians who continued to identify with Great Britain. Editions appear principally in digital form, freely downloadable. 

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