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Special talks and workshops for creative writing students at ASU

Beyond our visiting writer series and other events, we regularly organize special talks, workshops, and other professional development oppportunities for creative writing students at Arizona State University.

Please note: you must be a current undergraduate or graduate student in Arizona State University's Creative Writing Program to attend.

To find special events for students, simply browse the list below.

You can also learn more about student programs or find other creative writing events

Upcoming Student Events

Just Write Presents Matt Bell
Matt Bell, Just Write

Date: Monday, April 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Location: Graham 226, Memorial Union, ASU Tempe, 301 E Orange St, Tempe, AZ 85281
Genre: Business of Writing, Fiction, Publishing

Join Just Write, an ASU club for students interested in creative writing, as they present an author talk with ASU Professor Matt Bell on Monday, April 22, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Graham 226 in the Memorial Union at ASU Tempe (301 E Orange St, Tempe, AZ 85281).

Presented in partnership with the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at ASU.


Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
Location: Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281
Genre: Translation, World Literature

Join the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing for the Thousand Languages student reception and mixer on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Piper Writers House (450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281).

Beyond meeting fellow students and staff, students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Thousand Languages Project's new publishing internship program in literary translation. Light refreshments will be provided.


Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 12:00pm
Location: Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281
Genre: Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Mixed Genre, Poetry

Join the Piper Center mentoring program for an end-of-the-year celebration and reading on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Piper Writers House (450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281). Students will read brief selections from their mixed-genre work. Light refreshments will be served. This event is open to the public and free.