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Writing Department

News & Highlights

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Dragan Purkovic & Semeko Davi represented the Writing Department on Sunday, September 30th, 2018, at the Baltimore Book Festival by giving readings of their work.

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The University Writers Reading is sponsored by the Ivy Book Shop.

Our News page features information about current writing students' work and accomplishments. If you are a current writing major, interdisciplinary major, or writing minor and would like to submit your news, please email Dr. Craig Medvecky. Student news could include:

  • Student work;
  • Jobs, internship or co-op positions;
  • Awards;
  • Publications; and
  • Plans after graduation


The New York Times has awarded Greg Howard, a writing alum, the David Carr Fellowship. As part of the fellowship, Greg will be working with The New York Times Magazine. Read more about Greg and the David Carr Fellowship on The New York Times website.

Giuliana Caranante, '15, a Writing-Psychology double major, was one of four 2014 Kolvenbach Summer Research Grant recipients. Loyola established the Kolvenbach Summer Research Grant "to foster and encourage research that strengthens the work of non-profit organizations and agencies working in Baltimore" (Kolvenbach Programs). On Thursday, November 6, 2014, Giuliana presented her work with the York Road Literacy and Employment Initiative during the annual Kolvenbach Luncheon:

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Follow this link to read more about Loyola's Kolvenbach Programs.