CSU McCullers Center’s First Annual Literary Festival to Bring Nationally Recognized Writers to Columbus

Columbus State University’s Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians is pleased to announce the first annual Carson McCullers Literary Festival to be held at CSU’s Bo Bartlett Center on April 20-21, 2018.

The festival, which is designed primarily as a celebration of creative writing for Georgia high school students, will feature public readings, master classes and student workshops conducted by nationally known writers and poets. Among the list of featured writers to hold readings are Brad Watson, recent winner of the Harper Lee Award; Jonathan S.E. Perkins, nationally recognized slam poet champion; and novelist and essayist Melissa Pritchard, whose work has been recognized by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle and O, The Oprah Magazine.

The festival will also include an awards ceremony for the winners of the Carson McCullers Literary Awards.

For more information, please call (706) 565-1200 or visit http://www.mccullerscenter.org/.