January 5, 2019
We are now accepting applications to the 2019 Sewanee Writers’ Conference.
October 26, 2018
Celebrating our 30th anniversary, the 2019 Sewanee Writers’ Conference will be held July 16-28.
February 27, 2018
AWP Panels Featuring Sewanee Faculty, Visitors, and Staff
February 23, 2018
Our annual Sewanee Writers' Conference alumni reception will take place at the upcoming AWP Conference in Tampa.
November 27, 2017
Visiting fiction writer Lee Conell and visiting poet Daniel Groves will read from their work on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 4:30 p.m. in Gailor Auditorium on the campus of the University of the South.
November 24, 2017
The 29th annual Sewanee Writers' Conference will be held July 17–29, 2018. We will begin accepting applications Jan. 5.
September 19, 2017
Poet Marilyn Nelson will give the Sewanee English Department's Stacy Allen Haines Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 4:30 p.m. in Gailor Auditorium. A book signing and reception will follow.
July 10, 2017
Congratulations to our 2017 Sewanee Writers' Conference fellows and scholars.
July 10, 2017
Celebrating its twenty-eighth summer session, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference will run from Tuesday, July 18, through Sunday, July 30, and feature readings, panels, and lectures by nationally-recognized faculty, editors, publishers, and literary agents.
April 26, 2017
Congratulations to Tennessee Williams Playwright-in-Residence Edith Freni and Sewanee visiting assistant professor Elyzabeth Wilder! Both playwrights were selected for Ensemble Studio Theatre and Radio Drama Network's 36th Marathon of One-Act Plays.
April 10, 2017
The deadline to apply to this summer's Sewanee Writers’ Conference is April 17. The 2017 Conference dates are July 18-30, and there is no cost to apply.
March 31, 2017
Professional actors will read Tennessee Williams Playwright-in-Residence Edith Freni’s play The Mystic on Tuesday, April 11, at 6:30 PM in Guerry Garth (rain location Convocation Hall) on the campus of the University of the South. The event is free and open to the public. A reception and talk back will follow.
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.
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.
February 3, 2017
Many of our 2017 faculty, visitors, and staff will be speaking on panels at AWP.
February 1, 2017
Our annual Sewanee Writers' Conference alumni reception will take place at the upcoming AWP Conference in Washington, DC.
January 28, 2017
We are accepting applications to the 2017 Sewanee Writers’ Conference. The application deadline is April 17.
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.
December 5, 2016
July 18–30, 2017
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.
September 29, 2016
Special thanks to 2015-2016 Tennessee Williams Playwright-in-Residence Cheri Magid for a wonderful year!
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.
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.
April 8, 2016
Friday, April 15 is the deadline to apply to the Sewanee Writers' Conference.
April 6, 2016
Adam Latham and James Scott discuss the Sewanee Writers’ Conference.
March 29, 2016
Tuesday, April, 5 — 7:30 PM
Tennessee Williams Center Black Box Theater
March 4, 2016
Our annual Sewanee Writers' Conference alumni reception will take place at the upcoming AWP Conference in LA.
January 28, 2016
We are now accepting applications to the 2016 Sewanee Writers’ Conference.