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

Author James McBride to Give Public Reading on Apr. 4

The Writers House will continue its Spring 2018 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, April 4th, with a reading by author James McBride.  James McBride is an author, musician and screenwriter. His memoir, The Color of Water (Riverhead), is an American literary classic. His novel The Good Lord Bird, won the 2013 National Book Award for fiction. His novel, Miracle at St. Anna, became a … Continue reading Author James McBride to Give Public Reading on Apr. 4

Writers in Camden Series Continues Feb. 14 with hokkuchi

The Writers House will continue its Spring 2018 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, February 14th, with a hokkuchi performance by Yolanda Wisher and Mark Palacio.  This event is part of the Nick Virgilio Haiku Performance Series, an annual series inspired by the haiku tradition and work of Nick Virgilio, a prolific haiku poet who spent much of his … Continue reading Writers in Camden Series Continues Feb. 14 with hokkuchi

Join us on 2/1 for the Black History Month Kick-Off and M.K. Asante Keynote Address

All are welcome to join Rutgers University–Camden on Thursday, February 1st, as the celebration of Black History Month begins.   At 12:45 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room, Sandra Turner-Barnes, a poet, fiction writer, lyricist, will present “Critical, Little Known Truths, Regarding African Enslavement within the State of New Jersey.”  Presented by the Africana Studies … Continue reading Join us on 2/1 for the Black History Month Kick-Off and M.K. Asante Keynote Address