Gregg Wilhelm

Maryland, United States

Member Since: 07/02/2008

Gregg Wilhelm is founder and director emeritus of CityLit Project--a nonprofit literary arts organization in Baltimore that produces an acclaimed annual festival, curates reading series, and conducts writers workshops--and serves as publisher of CityLit Press. He has been an editor, designer, marketer, and production manager for several independent presses. A graduate with the first cohort of the University of Tampa's MFA in Creative Writing program, 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. He was named "One to Watch" by Urbanite magazine, "40 Under 40" by the Baltimore Business Journal, and an Arts MVP by Baltimore magazine.  Since graduation in 2014, Gregg has attended the Sewanee Writers' Conference, DISQUIET: International Literary Program in Lisbon, the first-ever Publishers Weekly delegation to Cuba, and the Northwoods Writers Conference in Minnesota. He has received a Rubys Artist Grant (named after Creative Capital founder Ruby Lerner) and a Maryland Individual Artist Award, both for fiction.




Twitter Username: @gregglitpub


  • Individual Artist Award (Maryland State Arts Council)(2016)
  • RUBYS Artist Project Grant (Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance)(2014)


  • Founder at CityLit Project (January 2004 - July 2016)
  • Founding Board Member at Poe Baltimore (September 2012 - December 2016)


  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from University of Tampa (January 2014)
  • Master of Arts in Theology from St. Mary's University and Seminary (May 1994)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry