Presented by: Creative Writing Program in the Department of English, Office for the Arts at Harvard, Harvard Review, The Harvard Advocate, The Nieman Foundation, metaLAB (at) Harvard, The Woodberry Poetry Room, Office of the Dean of Arts & Humanities
Admission: Free and open to the public
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LITFest features internationally acclaimed authors and editors, readings of new work, panels, and hands-on workshops. Join us for a celebration of our literary community, whose vibrant past has changed the world of literature and whose current thinkers are transforming the future of writing.
- LITFest 2017 kicks off with a special edition of The Sloth storytelling hour and reception
- Tom Perrotta, award-winning writer and creator of HBO's hit show The Leftovers, in conversation with TV writer and Harvard alum Nick Cuse
- "Breaking In" panel featuring recent alumni talking about their pathways towards publication
- Award-winning author James Carroll and others in discussion about political writing
- Lunchtime panel on food writing with Carla Martin, featuring a chocolate tasting
- Hands-on creative writing workshops in fiction writing with Anne Bernays and writing for television with David Madden
- More events to be confirmed soon!