Writing

Grand Valley Writers Series set to feature wide range of voices

The series will feature authors who have written works ranging from short stories to poetry.

Aug 25, 2021


GVSU Special Collections to house PFAS stories gathered by writing faculty member

Dani DeVasto is collecting personal accounts of those affected by PFAS contamination.

Jun 14, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who earned accolades and student media awards are listed.

Apr 12, 2021


GVSU author follows highly acclaimed novel with short-story collection gaining national plaudits

"Life Among the Terranauts" by Caitlin Horrocks has been featured widely and in major publications.

Feb 1, 2021


Grand Valley Writers Series to hold virtual readings this semester

This semester's slate of authors starts Jan. 29 with a faculty reading and conversation.

Jan 27, 2021


GVSU poet: While captivating an audience, Amanda Gorman also met towering literary expectations unique to inaugural poems

Amorak Huey, associate professor of writing, said poems are meaningful because they make people pause.

Jan 21, 2021


Making Waves: Artists and writers tell stories, explore different sides of water themes through their creativity

Graphic design, poems and other creations help broaden the discussion about water, lending different perspectives and tapping into emotions surrounding the life force.

Oct 9, 2020


Acclaimed poets to present readings at Fall Arts Celebration event

The event is October 3 at the Eberhard Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Sep 25, 2019


Faculty member's first novel named a must-read by Oprah Magazine

The book by Caitlin Horrocks is a historical fiction novel based on an eccentric French composer.

Jul 16, 2019


Faculty member's poem selected for national website

Award-winning author Amorak Huey, associate professor of writing, was selected for Poem of the Day by the Academy of American Poets. 

Mar 25, 2019