American University’s Creative Writing Program

Reading Venue
(202) 885-2971

In a city long known for its creative activity and writers—including Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Katherine Anne Porter, Sterling Brown, William Meredith, and Doris Grumbach—American University continues the tradition by serving as a lively venue for creative work by both established and emerging writers. Through their Visiting Writers Series, they bring renowned writers from across the country to read their work.

Courtesy of American University, by Jeff Watts.

More about this reading venue
Name of reading series: 
Visiting Writers Series
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
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Representative readers: 

Yusef Komunyakaa, Nick Flynn, Jo Ann Beard, Billy Collins, Amy Hempel, Ross Gay, David Wojan, Eduardo C. Corral, Victor Lavalle, Marie Howe, Amy Bloom

American University 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016