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 … Read more of 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 … Read more of “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.”

Cooper Street Writing Workshops Begin 9/16

This September, the Writers House will sponsor two Cooper Street Writing Workshops: Rutgers–Camden alumna and associate editor of New Jersey Monthly, Shelby Vittek will be the instructor for “Writing New Jersey,” a workshop that will take place over the course of three Saturday afternoons.  In this non-fiction writing workshop, participants will read and write about the … Read more of Cooper Street Writing Workshops Begin 9/16

“Adaptable” Closes the Season on 4/28 with a Viewing and Discussion of “Fences”

Join us on Saturday, April 28, for “Adaptable’s” final event of the spring semester. At 6 p.m., the film Fences will be shown, and will be followed by a discussion, led by Dr. Keith Green, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Africana Studies Program.  All films will be shown at the Writers House, located at 305 Cooper Street.  All are … Read more of “Adaptable” Closes the Season on 4/28 with a Viewing and Discussion of “Fences”

Gregory Pardlo and Patrick Rosal Named 2017 Guggenheim Fellows

Gregory Pardlo and Patrick Rosal, both faculty in the Department of English and the Graduate Creative Writing Program, were named 2017 Guggenheim Fellows.    Gregory Pardlo, an alumnus of Rutgers–Camden, also received the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for … Read more of Gregory Pardlo and Patrick Rosal Named 2017 Guggenheim Fellows

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at meetings on Thursday, April 6th: Department of English  Dr. James Brown – Associate Professor Dr. Aaron Hostetter – Associate Professor Professor Paul Lisicky – Associate Professor Department of Mathematical Sciences Dr. Nawaf Bou-Rabee – Associate Professor Department … Read more of Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Writers in Camden Series Concludes Season on 4/5

The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program will conclude its 2016-2017 Writers in Camden series on Wednesday, April 5th, with readings by Lauren Grodstein and Patrick Rosal.  Lauren Grodstein is the author of The New York Times-bestselling A Friend of the Family, The Washington Post Book of the Year The Explanation for Everything, and the … Read more of Writers in Camden Series Concludes Season on 4/5

A Plenary for Scientists and Science Writers Offered on 4/5

The Writers House, the Department of Biology, and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science will host “Distilling Your Message: A Plenary for Scientists and Science Writers” on Wednesday, April 5th, at 4:30 p.m. Christie Nicholson, producer and host of Scientific American’s podcasts 60-Second Mind and 60-Second Science, as well as a contributing editors for … Read more of A Plenary for Scientists and Science Writers Offered on 4/5