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

Annual Writers in Camden Publishers’ Panel to Take Place Mar. 11

Join us on Wednesday, March 11 for the Writers in Camden Series: Publishers’ Panel.  The Publishers’ Panel will consist of an agent, publisher, editor, and bookseller who will discuss the process of bringing a book to life.  This year’s panel includes Julie Beddingfield, owner of Inkwood Books in Haddonfield, New Jersey; agent and author Madison Smartt … Continue reading Annual Writers in Camden Publishers’ Panel to Take Place Mar. 11

Join us for the Nick Virgilio Performance Series on Feb. 26

The annual Nick Virgilio Performance Series will host poet, translator, and professor Sawako Nakayasu on campus Wednesday, February 26, for both a workshop and performance. This series, made possible by a bequest from the estate of Camden-based poet Nick Virgilio, brings to campus literary artists and translators who are working in the tradition of Japanese haiku, its global … Continue reading Join us for the Nick Virgilio Performance Series on Feb. 26

Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This spring, the Writers House will sponsor multiple one-day Cooper Street Writing Workshops: “Writing Meaningfully in an Election Year: The Poetry of Politics and Witness” taught by Keith Kopka Saturday, February 8, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. $60 general/$10 for Camden residents “Jump-Start Your Fiction” taught by Stephanie Manuzak Saturday, February 29, from 10 a.m. … Continue reading Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

Writers in Camden Begins Feb. 4 with Anders Carlson-Wee

Join us on Tuesday, February 4, for the first Writers in Camden event of the spring semester. Anders Carlson-Wee, author of The Low Passions and co-creator of the short documentary film Riding the Highline, will discuss his work. A screening of the film will follow a discussion with Gregory Pardlo, Associate Professor of English.  Registration is encouraged. … Continue reading Writers in Camden Begins Feb. 4 with Anders Carlson-Wee

The Writers House Presents “Outside the Wire” on Jan. 22

As part of Outside the Wire, an annual programming series highlighting veterans’ narratives, the Writers House is proud to present “Speaking Out About Marginalized Experiences in the Military.” This event pairs speakers whose scholarly, journalistic, or creative work concerns veterans’ experiences with the lived experiences of veterans themselves. This free event will take place on … Continue reading The Writers House Presents “Outside the Wire” on Jan. 22

The Writers House Welcomes Authors Carmen Maria Machado and Jess Row on Nov. 13

Join us on Wednesday, November 13, for an evening with Carmen Maria Machado, author of the memoir In the Dream House and the short story collection Her Body and Other Parties, and Jess Row, author of White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination and the novel Your Face in Mine. Registration is required.  This event begins at 7 p.m. in the … Continue reading The Writers House Welcomes Authors Carmen Maria Machado and Jess Row on Nov. 13

Raquel Salas Rivera, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, To Give Reading on Oct. 30

Join us on Wednesday, October 30, for an evening with Raquel Salas Rivera, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, and author of lo terciario/the tertiary. They will give a free reading of their work at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  This free event requires registration. This event is sponsored by the Writers House and is part … Continue reading Raquel Salas Rivera, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, To Give Reading on Oct. 30