Occasions for Gathering Presents Krista Franklin and Randall Horton on Oct. 27

The Writers House and the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) will join together for a special evening to celebrate two artists: Krista Franklin and Randall Horton. In conversation with “Angela Davis: Seize the Time,” now on view at the Zimmerli Art Museum, writer and artist Krista Franklin and poet Randall Horton will discuss their … Continue reading Occasions for Gathering Presents Krista Franklin and Randall Horton on Oct. 27

The Virtual Exhibit “Krista Franklin: Visual Poetry” is Now Open

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts‘ new virtual exhibition, “Krista Franklin: Visual Poetry” is on view now. The exhibit will be available to view until December 11, 2021.  Featuring the visual work of writer and visual artist, Krista Franklin, this exhibition is inspired by Angela Davis – Seize the Time on view at the Zimmerli Art Museum … Continue reading The Virtual Exhibit “Krista Franklin: Visual Poetry” is Now Open

Register Now for the Fourth Scarlet Scholar Lecture, Featuring Professor Patrick Rosal

Patrick Rosal, Professor of English, Co-Director of the Rutgers–Camden Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice (ISGRJ), and a poet, will offer the Fourth Scarlet Scholar Series Lecture, “Race, Climate, and the Communal Imagination.”  Professor Rosal’s lecture will address how poetry prepared him to think about racial justice in the context of community and … Continue reading Register Now for the Fourth Scarlet Scholar Lecture, Featuring Professor Patrick Rosal

Writers in Camden Resumes Oct. 6 with Courtney Zoffness

The Writers House will resume its Fall 2021 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, October 6, with Courtney Zoffness, winner of the Sunday Times Short Story Award. Zoffness will read excerpts from Spilt Milk, a collection of memoirs that was named “most anticipated” by Publishers Weekly.  This free, virtual event begins at 11:20 a.m. Registration is required. About … Continue reading Writers in Camden Resumes Oct. 6 with Courtney Zoffness

Poet Airea D. Matthews Will Kick of Writers in Camden Series on Sept. 29

The Writers House will begin its Fall 2021 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, September 29, with poet Airea D. Matthews. Matthews, a Visiting Faculty Member, is a winner of the Yale Younger Poets award for her debut collection Simulacra.  This free, virtual event begins at 7 p.m. Registration is required. About Airea D. Matthews Airea … Continue reading Poet Airea D. Matthews Will Kick of Writers in Camden Series on Sept. 29

Registration Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This summer and fall, the Writers House will sponsor multiple one-day virtual Cooper Street Writing Workshops: “Poetry as Peculiar Joy,” taught by Rosebud Ben-Oni Saturday, August 14, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Virtual  $60 general/$10 for Camden residents “Introduction to Screenwriting,” taught by Juliana Roth  Saturday, September 18, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Virtual  $60 general/$10 … Continue reading Registration Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

Registration is Open for the Veterans’ and Family Members’ Virtual Retreat

Sponsored by the Writers House, the Veterans’ and Family Members’ Virtual Retreat will occur on Saturday, June 19, from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. This free retreat offers a supportive space to reflect on service experiences and the return to civilian life. Registration is required.  Featured workshops include visual arts, mindfulness, writing, and displaying archival … Continue reading Registration is Open for the Veterans’ and Family Members’ Virtual Retreat

Registration is Open for the Discussion with Leslie Lehr, Author of “A Boob’s Life”

It’s the body part that gets the most media attention. But, why don’t we talk about them – like, really talk about “boobs”? Five percent of women in the U.S. have had breast implants. New research indicates that more than 2/3 of women – in 40 countries around the world – are dissatisfied with their … Continue reading Registration is Open for the Discussion with Leslie Lehr, Author of “A Boob’s Life”

Poet and Criminal Justice Reformer Reginald Dwayne Betts to Give Reading on April 7

The Writers House presents the Spring 2021 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, April 7, with a virtual reading by poet Reginald Dwayne Betts. This free event begins at 7 p.m. Registration is required.  About Reginald Dwayne Betts Reginald Dwayne Betts transformed himself from a sixteen-year old kid sentenced to nine-years in prison to a critically acclaimed writer and graduate … Continue reading Poet and Criminal Justice Reformer Reginald Dwayne Betts to Give Reading on April 7