Sewanee Writers' Conference



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From Our Blog

Play Reading by Cheri Magid: March 31

Adam L. Latham

Professional actors will read excerpts from playwright Cheri Magid’s plays on Tuesday, March 31, at 4:30 PM in Gailor Auditorium on the campus of the University of the South. Cheri Magid will be the 2015-16 Tennessee Williams Playwright-in-Residence. Actors will read from The Tavern Wench, in which a sailor falls…

Announcing 2015 Faculty & Visitors

Adam L. Latham

From July 21 through August 2, 2015, the University of the South will host the 26th session of the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Thanks to the generosity of the Walter E. Dakin Memorial Fund, supported by the estate of the late Tennessee Williams, the Conference will gather a distinguished faculty to…