“In the Time of the Butterflies” Book Exhibition Now Open

In celebration of the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Art‘s participation in The Big Read, which this year is focusing on Julia Alvarez‘s In the Time of the Butterflies, the Paul Robeson Library has curated a collection of books, biographies, and criticism related to the novel. This exhibit will be on display until December 9. All are … Continue reading “In the Time of the Butterflies” Book Exhibition Now Open

Writers in Camden Series Continues Oct. 17 with Melissa Febos

The Writers House will continue its 2018-2019 Writers in Camden series on Wednesday, October 17, with a reading by Melissa Febos.  This event is part of LGBTQIA+ History Month.     Melissa Febos is the author of the memoir Whip Smart and the essay collection Abandon Me.  Her second essay collection, Girlhood, will be published in 2019.  She is … Continue reading Writers in Camden Series Continues Oct. 17 with Melissa Febos

Dr. Holly Blackford to Present on Oct. 10 as Part of The Big Read Lecture Series

This fall, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts is participating for the ninth time in The Big Read, with the novel In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez.  A faculty lecture series will be part of the celebration, and the first one will take place on Wednesday, October 10, at 5:30 p.m., with guest lecturer … Continue reading Dr. Holly Blackford to Present on Oct. 10 as Part of The Big Read Lecture Series

Registration Still Open for “What’s Your Story? A Podcast Workshop

The Rutgers–Camden Writers House, Digital Studies Center, and the Writing and Design Lab are co-presenting “What’s Your Story? A Podcast Workshop” on Saturday, October 6. This day-long event is designed as a survey of innovative audio narrative; the morning will be a skills intensive and during the afternoon presenters will address the state of the … Continue reading Registration Still Open for “What’s Your Story? A Podcast Workshop

National Book Award Winner Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti to Speak on Campus on Oct. 4

Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti, an acclaimed poet, essayist, educator, and publisher, as well as a National Book Award recipient and founder of the Third World Press and the Institute for Positive Education, will be at Rutgers–Camden on Thursday, Oct. 4, for a public conservation with Ms. Sandra Turner Barnes, a South Jersey historian, author, and … Continue reading National Book Award Winner Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti to Speak on Campus on Oct. 4

Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This fall, the Writers House will sponsor multiple Cooper Street Writing Workshops, some in multi-session format and some that are one-day only: Multi-session Workshops “Write Like a Mother,” taught by Nancy Reddy Four Saturdays: October 27, November 3, 10, and 17 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. $180 general/$30 for Camden residents “From Video Games to … Continue reading Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

Register Now for the Warrior Writers Workshop for Veterans

Warrior Writers, Veteran Alumni of Rutgers University (VARU), and the Writers House will present both a writing workshop for veterans and a poetry reading.  The workshop, which takes place on Tuesday, April 17th, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., will offer writing prompts that cover a variety of military issues and experiences.  All veterans are … Continue reading Register Now for the Warrior Writers Workshop for Veterans

Publishers’ Panel Scheduled for Apr. 11

Join us on Wednesday, April 11th for the Writers in Camden Series’ Publishers Panel.  The Publishers’ Panel will consist of an agent, publisher, and editor.  This year’s panel includes Richard Nash, a strategist and serial entrepreneur in new and traditional media; Rob Spillman, editor of Tin House magazine; and Alexa Stark, an agent at Trident. All are … Continue reading Publishers’ Panel Scheduled for Apr. 11