Gregg Wilhelm

Gregg Wilhelm is Director of Mason Creative Writing and oversees the BFA and MFA in Creative Writing programs at George Mason University, where he is an associate professor. In 2004, he founded the nonprofit literary arts organization CityLit Project, which continues to serve readers and writers in the Baltimore metropolitan area. In 2020, he co-founded Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice, a collective of organizations whose missions create and promote transformative experiences in the literary arts at Mason and throughout the community. He is executive director of one of those organizations, Poetry Daily ( Gregg has served on poet laureate selection committees for Fairfax County, Virginia, and the State of Maryland, and on grant review panels for the National Endowment for the Arts and the Maryland State Arts Council. He is co-editor with Gerry LaFemina of Clash By Night, an anthology based on the Clash’s seminal “London Calling” album.

2024 Events
The Democracy of Contemporary Poetry: The Lives of Poetry Outside The Academy