Distinguished Visiting Writers Series

Each year the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series at Waldorf College brings two or three nationally-recognized authors to campus. Each writer visits a number of creative writing classes, works individually with thesis students, and gives a public reading.

2013-2014 Distinguished Visiting Writers

Tricia Currans-Sheehan | Monday, October 7 at 6:00 p.m., Small Pit classroom

Tricia Currans-Sheehan, whose stories have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes and won the Headwaters Literary Competition, will read from her collection The River Road: A Novel in Linked Stories, published by New Rivers Press. Currans-Sheehan, who teaches creative writing at Briar Cliff University, has published stories in Connecticut Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Puerto del Sol, Calyx, Fiction, and many other journals. She is also the founding editor of Briar Cliff Review, which is in its 26th year of publication.


2012-2013 Distinguished Visiting Writers

Steven Couglin
Patrick Hicks

2011-2012 Distinguished Visiting Writers

Jill Alexander Essbaum
Debra Marquart

2010-2011 Distinguished Visiting Writers

Dean Bakopoulos

2009-2010 Distinguished Visiting Writers

Benjamin Percy
Sean Prentiss
Tod Marshall