Featuring Roz Chast, and workshops for kids and adults
SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017
Reid Castle, Manhattanville College

Registration: $75 (includes a boxed lunch)
Learn more & register online 


Featuring Keynote Reading by Joseph O’Neill
Special guest Rivka Galchen
JUNE 19 to JUNE 23, 2017
Early registration: $650 March 1 through March 31
Full-price registration: $750 begins April 1
Academic credit and housing also available
Learn more & register online


Check out the Spring 2017 Events for Manhattanville's MFA in Writing Program:



Prospective students are invited to speak with program faculty, students, and alumni.
Wednesday, March 22, 7 p.m.: online Openhouse (details to be announced–check back soon)
Thursday, March 23, 5:30 p.m.: reception at Barat House

Thursday, March 23 @5:30 p.m.
MFA Information Session and Reception Come and learn about Manhattanville's MFA in Creative Writing Program with Program Director Lori Soderlind. This event begins at 5:30 followed by "Meet the Writers" reading and reception at 7pm with author and MFA adjunct instructor Sharbari Ahmed. Register Online!

Thursday, March 23 @ 7 p.m.
Meet the Writers Series – Sharbari Ahmed
Bangladeshi-American screenwriter, playwright, and author Sharbari Ahmed will present a mix of her work. Ahmed was a member of the writing team for the network series Quantico and is author of the story collection, “The Ocean of Mrs. Nagai.”
Barat House
This event is free and open to the public

Tuesday April 4  @ 7 p.m.
Book Launch celebration for Manhattanville MFA alumna Laurel Peterson
Join us to help Laurel Peterson, novelist and Norwalk Connecticut’s Poet Laureate, celebrate the release of “Do You Expect Your Art to Answer,” a collection of ekphrastic poetry. Laurel earned her MA in 1995  and her MFA in 2014.
Barat House
This event is free and open to the public

Saturday, May 13, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Manhattanville MFA’s One-day Graphic Novel Writing Conference
The workshop features Paul Levitz, past president of DC Comics, and others.
Workshop requires $75 registration
For more information, contact


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