Christian Writers Conference

​Christian Writers Conference

 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 thought.

Conference history:

2000-2001“The Romance of Faith,” an international conference on the life and work of Dorothy L. Sayers.

2001-2002Poet and playwright Jeanne Murray Walker

2002-2003 – “C. S. Lewis & the Word,” featuring Lewis scholar Michael Ward

2003-2004 – “Christianity, 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.

2010-2011Poet Lew Klatt, March 2012.

2011-2012“On Creation & Creativity,” featuring Adam Seybold and Kate Fenton performing their original play, “The De Chardin Project,” March 26-28, 2012

2012-2013 – “Beauty & Truth,” Regional meeting of the George Herbert Society, featuring Herbert scholars Helen Wilcox and Christopher Hodgkins, April 4-6, 2013.

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Minor in English

Students complete 18 credit hours of course requirements to minor in English and may choose from a wide variety of courses.

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B.A. in English

The English major is for students who love to read, discuss and write about great literature. Students complete 36 credit hours of course requirements in addition to the College core curriculum.

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Minor in Theatre

​A minor in theatre offers students the opportunity to develop both an appreciation of dramatic literature and skills in the various arts and crafts of the theatre.

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Minor in Communication Studies

​Students complete 18 credit hours of course requirements to minor in communication studies.

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Theatre Program

All Grove City College students, regardless of major, are welcome to audition for our theatre productions and work on any of our many production crews. Check out our past and upcoming productions.


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Current Students

​Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of English and the campus have to offer.

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