A Busy April in the Writing House

David Griffith
April 13, 2015

April is a busy month for us in the Writing House!

On April 2, award-winning poet Jamaal May visited with students and gave a public reading.

On April 7, students in Dave Griffith's Nonfiction Workshop Skyped with novelist and nonfiction writer Vanessa Vaselka.  Vaselka's novel Zazen was the winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham award and her essays have been featured in national publications, including the Best American Essays series.

On April 9, creative writing students Olivia Alger, Jehan Segal, and Lily Walker performed as part of the collaborative performance with Grammy Award-winning music ensemble eighth blackbird. Each of them wrote and recited original poems for the event.

April 17, the creative writing division will welcome legendary poet Marvin Bell to campus, and on April 23 will be the launch of the fourth and final issue of Red Wheelbarrow, Interlochen's literary quarterly.