Veterans and Family Members Virtual Retreat to Take Place Feb. 20

The Writers House‘s Outside the Wire program focuses on the impact of service on veterans’ families. As part of this program, two virtual retreats invite veterans and/or military family members to participate in a menu of workshops that encourage reflection and self-care.  The first retreat, on Saturday, February 20, features the following workshops. Attend the … Continue reading Veterans and Family Members Virtual Retreat to Take Place Feb. 20

Writer Kristen Radtke Will Give Free Reading on Feb. 17

The Writers House presents the Spring 2021 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, February 17, with a virtual reading by graphic nonfiction writer Kristen Radtke, who will read from her new work, Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness. This free event begins at 7 p.m. Registration is required.  At 3 p.m., Ms. Radtke will give … Continue reading Writer Kristen Radtke Will Give Free Reading on Feb. 17

Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This spring, the Writers House will sponsor multiple one-day virtual Cooper Street Writing Workshops: “Magical Realism” taught by Carlos José Pérez Sámano Saturday, February 6, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  $60 general/$10 for Camden residents “Poetry as History” taught by Marie Scarles  Saturday, February 27, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  $60 general/$10 for Camden … Continue reading Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

Celebrate the Art of Literary Translation on Jan. 20

The Writers House presents the Spring 2021 Writers in Camden Series beginning Wednesday, January 20, with a celebration of the art of literary translation. This year we are joined by Anna Deeny Morales, a critic, translator of poetry, and dramatist.  A virtual translation workshop, open to Rutgers University students, faculty, staff, and invited community members, will … Continue reading Celebrate the Art of Literary Translation on Jan. 20

Join us Dec. 2 for Writers in Camden with Alumni Authors Paul Lisicky and Micaiah Johnson

The Writers House concludes the Fall 2020 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, December 2, with virtual readings by alumni authors Micaiah Johnson (MFA ’16) and Paul Lisicky (SAS ’83, MA ’86), Associate Professor of Creative Writing. Micaiah Johnson will read from her new novel, The Space Between Worlds, a speculative fiction debut that examines identity, … Continue reading Join us Dec. 2 for Writers in Camden with Alumni Authors Paul Lisicky and Micaiah Johnson

Ishion Hutchinson and Willie Perdomo Will Give Virtual Readings on Nov. 18

The Writers House presents the Fall 2020 Writers in Camden Series beginning Wednesday, November 18, with virtual readings by Ishion Hutchinson and Willie Perdomo. This free event begins at 7 p.m. All are welcome, but registration is required in order to receive the Zoom log-in information.  Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica. He is the author of two … Continue reading Ishion Hutchinson and Willie Perdomo Will Give Virtual Readings on Nov. 18

T Kira Madden and Emma Copley Eisenberg Will Kick off Writers in Camden on Oct. 14

The Writers House presents the Fall 2020 Writers in Camden Series beginning Wednesday, October 14, with virtual readings by T Kira Madden and Emma Copley Eisenberg. This free event begins at 7 p.m. All are welcome, but registration is required in order to receive the Zoom log-in information.  T Kira Mahealani Madden is a writer, … Continue reading T Kira Madden and Emma Copley Eisenberg Will Kick off Writers in Camden on Oct. 14

Join us Sept. 24 for the Rutgers Reads Virtual Lecture with Nikole Hannah-Jones

Rutgers Reads presents an important conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator and lead writer of The New York Times Magazine’s “The 1619 Project,” which commanded the nation’s attention about the history and lasting legacy of American slavery. Her powerful introductory essay was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for commentary.   “The 1619 Project” is named for the year the … Continue reading Join us Sept. 24 for the Rutgers Reads Virtual Lecture with Nikole Hannah-Jones

Registration Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This fall, the Writers House will sponsor four virtual Cooper Street Writing Workshops: “Writing Women” taught by Lori Carriere Saturday, September 19, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. $60 general/$10 for Camden residents “Developing Your Unique Critical Voice” taught by Jennifer Wilson  Saturday, October 3, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  $60 general/$10 for Camden … Continue reading Registration Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops