The Christian Writers Conference at Grove City College is an
annual event designed to provide a forum for exploring the relationship between
literature and the Christian faith. The
conference may focus on the work of a particular writer or on an issue or theme of special significance to the dialogue between literature and Christian
“The Romance of Faith,” an international conference on the life and work
of Dorothy L. Sayers.
2001-2002 Poet and
playwright Jeanne Murray Walker
2002-2003 “C. S. Lewis &
the Word,” featuring Lewis scholar Michael Ward
Literature, & the Postmodern Mind,” featuring Peter
Augustine Lawler and R. V. Young
2005-2006 Women in the Bible
& Literary Forms of the Bible, featuring author and
theologian Kenneth Bailey
2006-2007 Emily Dickinson
& the Art of Belief, featuring Roger Lundin, Blanchard
Professor of English, Wheaton College
2007-2008 “C. S. Lewis & the Inklings:
Communion of Saints.” Annual Conference
of the C. S. Lewis and Inklings Society, April 3-5, 2008.
2008-2009 “Leaning into Poetry and Prayer,” featuring
poet and essayist Scott Cairns
2009-2010 “Pilgrims in Place,” Mideast Regional
Conference of the Conference on Christianity and Literature, March 11-13, 2010.
2010-2011 Poet Lew Klatt,
2011-2012 “On Creation
& Creativity,” featuring Adam Seybold and Kate Fenton performing their
original play, “The De Chardin Project,” March 26-8, 2012
2012-2013 “Beauty &
Truth,” Regional meeting of the George Herbert Society, featuring Herbert
scholars Helen Wilcox and Christopher Hodgkins, April 4-6, 2013.