Spring 2018 Writers in Camden Series Begins 1/24

The Writers House will begin its Spring 2018 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, January 24th, with readings by Marie Howe and Tina Chang. Marie Howe is the author of four volumes of poetry, Magdalene: Poems; The Kingdom of Ordinary Time; The Good Thief; and What the Living Do, and she is the co-editor of a book of essays, In the … Read more of Spring 2018 Writers in Camden Series Begins 1/24

Screenwriter and Producer Chad Damiani, CCAS ’95, to Lecture on 12/7

Chad Damiani, who graduated from the Camden College of Arts and Sciences in 1995, will discuss his career as a producer and screenwriter for television and film on Thursday, December 7th.  Originally a freelance journalist and professional announcer for World Championship Wrestling, Chad went on to sell four pilots to network television and write the … Read more of Screenwriter and Producer Chad Damiani, CCAS ’95, to Lecture on 12/7

Join us for “Imagining Research, Researching Imagination” on 11/16

On Thursday, November 16th, the Writers House will sponsor “Imagining Research, Researching Imagination,” a conversation about the ways imagination and research inform the writing of both fiction and history.  Novelist Janet Benton, author of Lilli de Jong, and historian Dr. Janet Golden, who specializes in the history of medicine, history of childhood, women’s history, and American … Read more of Join us for “Imagining Research, Researching Imagination” on 11/16

Writers in Camden Series Continues 11/8 with Okey Ndibe and Peter Ho Davies

The Writers House will continue its 2017-2018 Writers in Camden series on Wednesday, November 8th, with readings by Peter Ho Davies and Okey Ndibe. Peter Ho Davies is the author of two novels, The Fortunes (winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Award and the Chautauqua Prize) and The Welsh Girl (long-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and two short story collections, The Ugliest House in the World (PEN/Macmillian Award winner) and Equal … Read more of Writers in Camden Series Continues 11/8 with Okey Ndibe and Peter Ho Davies

Register Now for the U R Here: A Festival of Digital Language Art

Register now for the U R Here: A Festival of Digital Language, occurring from November 3rd – 4th, 2017, in the Writers House.  This two-day event will feature sessions such as “Beyond Clicktivism” and “Creative Writing with Rules and Computation: No Programming Required.  The festival is free and open to all.   Sponsored by the Digital … Read more of Register Now for the U R Here: A Festival of Digital Language Art

Programming for “The Big Read” Continues on 11/3

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) will participate in The Big Read for the eighth time with Citizen: An American Lyric, written by Claudia Rankine.   The two-month celebration features a lecture series, art installation sites, storytelling programs, and more.  A copy of Citizen: An American Lyric or an age appropriate companion book will be given to each … Read more of Programming for “The Big Read” Continues on 11/3

Join us 10/26 for a Discussion about Wartime Caretakers’ Experiences

The Writers House and Warrior Writers will co-present “Outside the Wire: Wartime Caretakers’ Experiences Then and Now” on Thursday, October 26th.  “Outside the Wire” is an annual discussion series focused on wartime narratives and featuring the perspectives of veterans, artists, and scholars.  This year’s event will take a look at the changing experiences of caretakers … Read more of Join us 10/26 for a Discussion about Wartime Caretakers’ Experiences

Writers in Camden Continues 10/18 with Novelist Lydia Millet

The Writers House will continue  its 2017-2018 Writers in Camden series on Wednesday, October 18th, with a reading by novelist Lydia Millet.   Lydia Millet is an American novelist and conservationist. Her third novel, My Happy Life, won the 2003 PEN Center USA Award for Fiction, and she has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize as well as a Guggenheim fellow, … Read more of Writers in Camden Continues 10/18 with Novelist Lydia Millet