Photo: Introducing host Tom Hall and author George Saunders at CityLit Festival (Pratt Library).
Gregg Wilhelm is Director of Marketing and Enrollment Development for the School of Professional and Continuing Studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art. In 2004, he founded CityLit Project, a nonprofit literary arts organization that continues to produce an annual festival and publish books. The annual CityLit Festival has showcased prize-winning authors and emerging voices in what Baltimore magazine called "a can't miss event on the city's cultural scene."
Over the course of his publishing career, Gregg has shepherded nearly 100 titles (fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and coffee-table books) into print. He has served as an editor, designer, production manager, and publisher for independent presses, including the Johns Hopkins University Press and CityLit Press, which launched in 2010. Gregg has taught writing and publishing courses at Loyola University, Community College of Baltimore County, University of Baltimore, and in the Odyssey Program at Johns Hopkins University.
Gregg serves on the board of directors for Poe Baltimore, charged with preserving, interpreting, and promoting the author's legacy in Baltimore and beyond. He previously served on the boards of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance and the Mid-Atlantic Publishers Association. He has been named "One to Watch" by Urbanite magazine, "40 Under 40" by the Baltimore Business Journal, and an Arts MVP by Baltimore. Gregg earned an MA in Theology from St. Mary’s Seminary and University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Tampa.
Gregg Wilhelm is a writer, publisher, teacher, and arts administrator with more than twenty years of experience in the literary arts. He has worked for independent publishers as an editor, designer, and marketer. In 2004, he founded CityLit Project, a nonprofit literary arts organization, and launched its CityLit Press imprint in 2010. Gregg earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Tampa.
Gregg Wilhelm founded the nonprofit CityLit Project in Baltimore in 2004. As an editor and independent publisher, he has shepherded roughly 100 titles to publication. Gregg graduated from the MFA in Creative Writing program at the University of Tampa in 2014, and later that year won a Rubys Artists Project Grant in Literary Arts from the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance. His writing has appeared in the anthologies Clash by Night and Geo-Poe; in journals such as Gargoyle, The Broadkill Review, and Tampa Review; and in media including City Paper and The Sun.