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Visiting Writers Series

The Visiting Writers Series at Trinity Preparatory School brings nationally acclaimed authors and poets to the campus to work with students and teach them about creative writing in a variety of genres. Visiting writers conduct workshops, read from their work, and chat with Trinity students about the writing life.

2021-2022 Season Coming Soon!

2020-2021 Events

Chrissy Kolaya

Chrissy Kolaya is a poet and fiction writer, author of Charmed Particles: a novel and two books of poems: Any Anxious Body and Other Possible Lives. Her work has been included in the anthologies New Sudden Fiction (Norton),  Fiction on a Stick (Milkweed Editions), and Stone, River, Sky: An Anthology of Georgia Poems, as well as in a number of literary journals. She teaches creative writing in the MFA program at the University of Central Florida.

Rochelle Hurt

Rochelle Hurt is the author of three poetry collections, including The J Girls: A Reality Show, winner of the Blue Light Books Prize (Indiana University Press, 2022); In Which I Play the Runaway, winner of the Barrow Street Prize (Barrow Street, 2016); and The Rusted City: A Novel in Poems (White Pine, 2014). She lives in Orlando and teaches in the MFA program at the University of Central Florida.

Jasmin Pittman Morrell

Jasmin Pittman Morrell is a co-editor of The Porch Magazine and an MFA graduate of Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia. You can find her long-form essays featured in The Bitter Southerner and Meeting At The Table: African-American Women Write On Race, Culture and Community (DownSouth Press, 2020). When she’s not surrounded by words, she’s probably getting lost in the woods around her home in western North Carolina.


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Past Visiting Author Events

Story Structure with Iljeen Jo

Literary Nonfiction with Tahirah Dean

Story Writing with Vanessa Blakeslee



Playwriting with John Ryan

YA Novels with Caitlin Lochner

Fables with Michele Randall