University of Pittsburgh

Pitt is where ... Jeanne Marie Laskas will teach you how to talk with difficult characters. 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... 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 ... Dawn Lundy Martin will teach you to sing the song that cannot be sung. Learn More >
Pitt is where... Tom McWhorter will get you and your craft elements working hard. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Katie Booth will teach you to know and love beautiful sentences. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Geeta Kothari will show you how to reinvent the family memoir. Learn More >
Pitt is where... Cindy Skrzycki will teach you to write like an athlete—in a good way. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Jeff Oaks will teach you the art of attention. Learn More >

Events

May 17

From Body to Flesh: Intersections of Poetry, Visual Art and Dance

An interactive workshop with poet Rickey Laurentiis and choreographer Maree ReMalia. Learn More >

Jun 16

"Because Blackness Like Poetry Means Many Things:" Celebrating Cave Canem

Featuring actor and playwright Eisa Davis and poets Samiya Bashir, Ruth Ellen Kocher, and avery r. young. Learn More >

Sep 26

PCWS Presents Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah is an American essayist whose work has appeared in GQ,The Paris Review,The Believer, and The New York Times Learn More >

Oct 10

Co-lab and Reading with Jonah Mixon-Webster

A reading and workshop with Jonah Mixon-Webster, author of Stereo(TYPE), winner of the 2017 Sawtooth Poetry Prize.  Learn More >

Oct 18

PCWS Presents Chinelo Okparanta

Chinelo Okparanta is the author of a story collection, Happiness Like Water, and a novel, Under the Udala Trees. In 2017, she was Learn More >

Oct 25

The Black Ecstatic

Featuring poets Airea D. Matthews, Roger Reeves, and Safiya Sinclair and interdisciplinary artist and filmmaker Jamal T. Lewis, with a discussion Learn More >

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