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

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