Registration Open for “The Queer Life of Everyday Objects” Lecture with Dr. Aaron Hostetter

Dr. Aaron Hostetter, Associate Professor of English, will present “The Queer Life of Everyday Objects: A Translation Reading,” on Wednesday, November 16, at 11:20 a.m. This free event will take place at the Writers House, Room 104. Registration is requested.   Translation theory has always hinged on a problematic reality: all translations are inherently failures. No … Continue reading Registration Open for “The Queer Life of Everyday Objects” Lecture with Dr. Aaron Hostetter

Dr. Keith Green Delivers NEA Big Read Lecture on Nov. 7

Dr. Keith Green, Associate Professor of English, will deliver the National Endowed Arts (NEA) Big Read Lecture, “Can I kick it? Yes, you can: Mournful Joy in Ross Gay’s Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude” on Monday, November 7. This free event, sponsored by the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts, will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the … Continue reading Dr. Keith Green Delivers NEA Big Read Lecture on Nov. 7

Join us Oct. 18 for a Conversation and Reading with Ross Gay

On Tuesday, October 18, author Ross Gay will read from his award-winning book Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, which received the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, and is now the National Endowment for the Arts’ (NEA) Big Read. Poet Patrick Rosal, Professor of English and co-director of the … Continue reading Join us Oct. 18 for a Conversation and Reading with Ross Gay

Registration Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This fall, the Writers House will sponsor multiple one-day Cooper Street Writing Workshops: “Exercising the Mind’s Eye: A Writing and Drawing Workshop,” taught by Carrie Simpson   Saturday, October 8, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The Writers House, 305 Cooper Street $60 general/$10 for Camden residents “Jump-Start Your Fiction,” taught by Stephanie Manuzak Saturday, October 15, … Continue reading Registration Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

The Writers in Camden Series Kicks Off Sept. 28 with Krys Malcolm Belc

The Writers House will begin its Fall 2022 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, September 28 with a reading by memoirist and nonfiction writer Krys Malcolm Belc. Registration is required.  This free event runs from 7 – 8:30 PM EST in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  About the Author Krys Malcolm Belc is the author of The … Continue reading The Writers in Camden Series Kicks Off Sept. 28 with Krys Malcolm Belc

Register Today for “Programming for Poets”

The Writers House and the Digital Studies Center will host “Programming for Poets: Integrating Digital Tools into Your Writing Practice” on Monday, September 12, from 11:20 a.m. – 1 p.m. This workshop, which will explore how poets and other writers have used technology to make powerful, grounded work, requires registration. Warren C. Longmire will lead … Continue reading Register Today for “Programming for Poets”

Cooper Street Writing Workshops Accepting Proposals Through June 15

Cooper Street began as a workshop series for our neighbors in the Camden, South Jersey, and Philadelphia communities. In the current climate, they are for everyone, near and far to our historic home on Cooper Street, though we encourage proposals that have local interest. Currently, workshops run on a one-time basis, lasting anywhere from 3-5 … Continue reading Cooper Street Writing Workshops Accepting Proposals Through June 15

Patrick Rosal and Tracy K. Smith to Take Part in Writers in Camden on April 27

The Writers House will conclude its Spring 2022 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, April 27, with readings by poets Patrick Rosal and Tracy K. Smith. Their reading coincides with the publication of Rosal’s The Last Thing: New and Selected Poems and Smith’s Such Color: New and Selected Poems.  This free virtual event runs from 7 – … Continue reading Patrick Rosal and Tracy K. Smith to Take Part in Writers in Camden on April 27

Warrior Writers to Lead Outside the Wire: Veterans Writing Workshop on April 9

On Saturday, April 9, the Writers House will host their partner program, Warrior Writers, for a writing workshop for veterans and service members. This workshop is part of Outside the Wire, a multi-format humanities program centering veterans’ narratives. Registration is free. This program will take place virtually via Zoom.  The workshop will take place from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. … Continue reading Warrior Writers to Lead Outside the Wire: Veterans Writing Workshop on April 9

Writers House to Host Outside the Wire Workshop on March 12

On Saturday, March 12, the Writers House will host their partner program, Warrior Writers, for a writing workshop for veterans and service members. This workshop is part of Outside the Wire, a multi-format humanities program centering veterans’ narratives. Registration is free. This program will take place virtually via Zoom.  The workshop will take place from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. … Continue reading Writers House to Host Outside the Wire Workshop on March 12