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

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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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, … Continue reading Writers in Camden Continues 10/18 with Novelist Lydia Millet

Register Now for a Cooper Street Writing Workshop on 11/11

Dr. Shanyn Fiske, Associate Professor of English, will lead a Cooper Street Writing Workshop, “Using Typewriters to Bust Through Writers’ Block,” on Saturday, November 11th.  This workshop will teach participants about the “slow writing” movement; explore how typewriters can enhance the creative process; and learn strategies for overcoming writers’ block.   The event is from 10 … Continue reading Register Now for a Cooper Street Writing Workshop on 11/11

Registration Still Open for Podcast Workshop on 10/7

The Writers House, the Writing and Design Lab, WCCR (Rutgers–Camden Radio), the Digital Studies Center, and Push10 will present a day-long Podcast Workshop on Saturday, October 7th.  Designed as a survey of innovative audio narrative, participants will get an introduction to the technical side of podcast design, including open-source sound recording technology, basic sound technology, … Continue reading Registration Still Open for Podcast Workshop on 10/7

Fall 2017 Writers in Camden Series Kicks Off Season on 9/13

The Writers House will kick off its 2017-2018 Writers in Camden series on Wednesday, September 13 with readings by Eileen Pollack and Diane Seuss.  Eileen Pollack is the author, most recently, of the novel A Perfect Life, published by Ecco/HarperCollins in 2016. Her other novels include Paradise, New York, and Breaking and Entering, which was awarded the 2012 Grub Street National Book Prize and named a New … Continue reading Fall 2017 Writers in Camden Series Kicks Off Season on 9/13

“By Ourselves” Literary Exhibit Now Open

The Writers House and the Paul Robeson Library have joined together to put on the exhibition, “By Ourselves: Rutgers Student Literary Magazines, 1923-2017.”  The exhibit, which opens on September 1st, will include work ranging from the 1920s, with the Chanticleer, a student humor magazine, to more recent publications, such as Matter, a visual art magazine, and Undiscovered, a … Continue reading “By Ourselves” Literary Exhibit Now Open

Patrick Rosal Receives the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize

Patrick Rosal, Associate Professor of Creative Writing and English, has received the Academy of American Poets‘ Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for his book, Brooklyn Antediluvian (Persea Books, 2016).  Established in 1994, this award “recognizes the most outstanding book of poetry published in the United States in the previous year.”