A headshot of David Golumbia: 1963-2023

Community mourns the passing of colleague and friend, David Golumbia

Sept. 19, 2023

In Remembrance: David Golumbia (1963-2023)

MA News

Fall 2023 Incoming MA Class

Aug. 16, 2023

Please welcome our Fall 2023 incoming MA Class . . .

MFA News

Incoming Fall 2023 MFA Class

Aug. 16, 2023

Please welcome Our Incoming Fall 2023 MFA Class...

Corey Van Landingham, author of the poetry collection, "Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens," will give a reading from her work on Oct. 18 at VCU. (Contributed photo.)

Corey Van Landingham wins 26th annual Levis Reading Prize for ‘Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens’

Aug. 7, 2023

Corey Van Landingham has won the 2023 Levis Reading Prize for her poetry collection “Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens.”

Catherine Ingrassia, Ph.D., has been named dean of VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences, (Contributed photo).

Catherine Ingrassia named dean of VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences

Aug. 4, 2023

Ingrassia, a professor of English and interim dean of the college, begins her term as dean today.

Tess Gunty’s novel, “The Rabbit Hutch,” is set in a dilapidated Midwestern apartment complex over the course of one formidably hot July week in Vacca Vale, Indiana. (Contributed photo)

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VCU Creative Writing Yearly News Roundup

May 8, 2023

Greetings from VCU’s MFA program in Creative Writing! Our students, faculty, and alumni have been busy this past academic year, so we thought we should share the good news. There are a lot of accomplishments to celebrate!

a haphazard arrangement of books

First Year MFAer Lands Book Deal

March 10, 2023

Congrats goes out to first year MFAer, Joshua Galarza, whose YA novel, The Great Cool Ranch Dorito in the Sky, has been acquired by Henry Holt & Company . . . 

mary caton lingold reading a book at an outside table at v.c.u.

English professor’s sound studies unearth forgotten musical histories of the African Atlantic

Nov. 22, 2022

Mary Caton Lingold interprets Atlantic Africans’ musical performances in the 1600-1800s and what they might have meant to the people performing them.

a person walking in front off 800 west Franklin Street.

Fall 2022 incoming MFA class

Aug. 17, 2022

Meet the eight new students we are pleased to welcome to our MFA in creative writing program for fall '22.