Mary Ruefle: 2017 Aiken Taylor Award Recipient for Modern American Poetry

February 28, 2017
The Sewanee Review has announced Mary Ruefle as the winner of the 2017 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry. Ruefle has authored 12 books of poetry, including My Private Property (2016) and Trances from the Blast (2013), as well as two collections of prose, and other writings.

Earl S. Braggs
Poetry Reading: ​​Earl S. Braggs, March 9

February 24, 2017
Distinguished poet and professor Earl S. Braggs will read​ ​at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at the McGriff Alumni House in Sewanee.​

AWP Panels Featuring Sewanee Faculty, Visitors, and Staff

February 3, 2017
Many of our 2017 faculty, visitors, and staff will be speaking on panels at AWP.

AWP Booth & Conference Alumni Reception: DC Edition

February 1, 2017
Our annual Sewanee Writers' Conference alumni reception will take place at the upcoming AWP Conference in Washington, DC.

Accepting Applications to the 2017 Sewanee Writers’ Conference

January 28, 2017
We are accepting applications to the 2017 Sewanee Writers’ Conference. The application deadline is April 17.

Tiana Clark
​Tiana Clark Poetry Reading: Dec. 12​, 7PM

December 7, 2016
Poet Tiana Clark will give a reading hosted by The Sewanee Review and The Mountain Goat, Sewanee's student magazine, on Monday, Dec. 12, at 7PM.

2017 Sewanee Writers’ Conference Dates

December 5, 2016
July 18–30, 2017

Tim O'Brien
Tim O’Brien Reading: Thur., Oct. 6, 4:45 p.m.

October 3, 2016
Award-winning novelist Tim O’Brien will read from his work at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in Convocation Hall. The reading will be followed by a book signing.

2015-2016 Tennessee Williams Playwright-in-Residence Cheri Magid

September 29, 2016
Special thanks to 2015-2016 Tennessee Williams Playwright-in-Residence Cheri Magid for a wonderful year!

Danielle Evans
Danielle Evans to give Stacy Allen Haines Lecture

September 21, 2016
The Stacy Allen Haines Lecture will be given by Danielle Evans at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, in Convocation Hall.

Edith Freni
Tennessee Williams Playwright-in-Residence Edith Freni

September 14, 2016
We would like to welcome Edith Freni as the Tennessee Williams Playwright-in-Residence for the 2016-2017 academic year at the University of the South.

Application Deadline: April 15

April 8, 2016
Friday, April 15 is the deadline to apply to the Sewanee Writers' Conference.

TK Podcast

April 6, 2016
Adam Latham and James Scott discuss the Sewanee Writers’ Conference.

Cheri Magid's Play 'The Gaba Girl'

March 29, 2016
Tuesday, April, 5 — 7:30 PM Tennessee Williams Center Black Box Theater

AWP Booth & Conference Alumni Reception: LA Edition

March 4, 2016
Our annual Sewanee Writers' Conference alumni reception will take place at the upcoming AWP Conference in LA.

Now accepting applications

January 28, 2016
We are now accepting applications to the 2016 Sewanee Writers’ Conference.