The English Department annually sponsors and co-sponsors significant contemporary writers and scholars, often winners of Pulitzer Prizes, MacArthur "genius grants," National Book Awards and various other honors.

All writers brought to campus work with students personally; all public presentations are free. For more information, please email Kathy Barton at kabarton@davidson.edu or call 704-894-2254.

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events scheduled. 

Past Presenters

Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead

NC Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green stands at podium holding her book, and reading poems into the microphone

Jaki Shelton

Sue Miller

Sue Miller

Sheri Reynolds

Sheri Reynolds

Kazim Ali

Kazim Ali

Clint Smith

Clint Smith