Join the Writers House on Wednesday, March 28, for the next installment of the Writers in Camden Series, featuring Rutgers–Camden MFA Faculty Lauren Grodstein and Gregory Pardlo, who will read from their work.

Lauren Grodstein is the author of five novels, including the New York Times bestseller A Friend of the Family and the Washington Post Book of the Year The Explanation for Everything. Her novel We Must Not Think of Ourselves was published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in November 2023. Lauren’s work has been translated into French, Turkish, German, Hebrew, and other languages, and her essays and reviews have been widely published. She teaches in the MFA program in creative writing at Rutgers-Camden and lives in New Jersey with her husband and children.  

Gregory Pardlo is the author of the poetry collections Spectral Evidence and Digest, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His other books include Totem, winner of the American Poetry Review/ Honickman Prize and Air Traffic, a memoir in essays. His honors include fellowships from the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Guggenheim Foundation. He is Co-Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice at Rutgers University-Camden, and a visiting professor of creative writing at NYU Abu Dhabi. 

Free admission. Registration encouraged.

Date & Time
March 28, 2024
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center
Multipurpose Room
326 Penn St.
Camden, NJ

Admission Information
Free: RSVP encouraged

Sienna Zeilinger