The Writers House Will Host “In Conversation with Claire Stricklin” on Dec. 4

In conversation with the Digital Studies Center and the Department of English and Communication, the Writers House welcomes author and game designer Dr. Claire Stricklin, who will be reading from and discussing her work-in-progress, Dio. This experimental project was inspired by the “sketching” techniques of Jack Kerouac in Visions of Cody. It is equal parts trans memoir, … Continue reading The Writers House Will Host “In Conversation with Claire Stricklin” on Dec. 4

Cooper Street Writing Workshop Proposals Due Dec. 1

The Writers House is collecting proposals for Spring 2024 Cooper Street Writing Workshops until Friday, December 1, 2023. All are welcome to apply.  What are the Cooper Street Writing Workshops?  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, … Continue reading Cooper Street Writing Workshop Proposals Due Dec. 1

Registration is Open for the Nov. 17 Quilting Water: Voicing Our Stories Celebration

Join the Rutgers Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice for a celebration of Quilting Water, a global public arts project which stitches together the human connection with water through quilt-making and oral histories. We will share in this communal journey of witnessing the ties between our ecological realities, cultural and spiritual rituals, and … Continue reading Registration is Open for the Nov. 17 Quilting Water: Voicing Our Stories Celebration

Join us Nov. 14 for an MFA in Creative Writing Information Session

On November 14, join the faculty, staff, and students of the Rutgers–Camden MFA program for a virtual meet and greet and info session. Get application tips and learn about degree requirements, opportunities during the program, and what it’s really like to be a student at Rutgers. Registration is required. Log-in information will be provided upon … Continue reading Join us Nov. 14 for an MFA in Creative Writing Information Session

The Writers House will Host “In Conversation with Leah Falk” on Nov. 6

In conversation with the Gender Studies Program and the Department of Philosophy and Religion, the Writers House welcomes poet Leah Falk, who will be reading from and discussing her new book, Other Customs and Practices. This collection uses a century-old questionnaire about Jewish life in the Pale of Settlement as a departure point for meditations on pregnancy, … Continue reading The Writers House will Host “In Conversation with Leah Falk” on Nov. 6

Writer Natalie Lima to Present Workshop on Writing the Self on Nov. 2

The MFA Organization at Rutgers-Camden welcomes essayist and fiction writer Natalie Lima for an online mini-workshop on writing the self, developing a compelling voice, and working with humor.  Natalie Lima is a Cuban-Puerto Rican writer, raised in Las Vegas, NV and Hialeah, FL. She is a first-generation college graduate of Northwestern University and a graduate … Continue reading Writer Natalie Lima to Present Workshop on Writing the Self on Nov. 2

Writer Joseph Earl Thomas to Present “Reality Marble” on Oct. 24

The MFA Org’s Local & Visiting Writers Series welcomes Joseph Earl Thomas, who will give a talk titled “Reality Marble.” The free event will take place on Tuesday, October 24, at 12:45 p.m. on the first floor of the Writers House. All are welcome. To enter the building, swipe your RUID at the rear door. … Continue reading Writer Joseph Earl Thomas to Present “Reality Marble” on Oct. 24

Writers in Camden Series Welcomes Shawn R. Jones and Davon Loeb on Oct. 18

The Writers House will open its 2023-2024 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, October 18, with readings by alumni Davon Loeb and Shawn R. Jones.  This free event runs from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  About Davon Loeb Davon Loeb is the author of the memoir The In-Betweens (West Virginia University Press, 2023). He … Continue reading Writers in Camden Series Welcomes Shawn R. Jones and Davon Loeb on Oct. 18

Learn about the MFA in Creative Writing Program on Oct. 17

Join the faculty, staff, and students of the Rutgers–Camden MFA program in creative writing on Tuesday, October 17, from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. for a virtual meet and greet and info session. Get application tips and learn about degree requirements, opportunities during the program, and what it’s really like to be a student at … Continue reading Learn about the MFA in Creative Writing Program on Oct. 17

Writer Caleb Johnson to Present “Telling Fact from Fiction” on Oct. 10

The MFA Org’s Local & Visiting Writers Series welcomes Caleb Johnson, who will give a talk titled “Telling Fact from Fiction: Using Autobiography and Research in the Novel.” In Caleb’s words: “I’ll discuss how in order to write and revise the novel I’m working on at the moment I had to reimagine my relationship with … Continue reading Writer Caleb Johnson to Present “Telling Fact from Fiction” on Oct. 10