Occasions for Gathering Presents Krista Franklin and Randall Horton on Oct. 27

The Writers House and the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) will join together for a special evening to celebrate two artists: Krista Franklin and Randall Horton. In conversation with “Angela Davis: Seize the Time,” now on view at the Zimmerli Art Museum, writer and artist Krista Franklin and poet Randall Horton will discuss their … Continue reading Occasions for Gathering Presents Krista Franklin and Randall Horton on Oct. 27

Register Now for the Fourth Scarlet Scholar Lecture, Featuring Professor Patrick Rosal

Patrick Rosal, Professor of English, Co-Director of the Rutgers–Camden Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice (ISGRJ), and a poet, will offer the Fourth Scarlet Scholar Series Lecture, “Race, Climate, and the Communal Imagination.”  Professor Rosal’s lecture will address how poetry prepared him to think about racial justice in the context of community and … Continue reading Register Now for the Fourth Scarlet Scholar Lecture, Featuring Professor Patrick Rosal

Writers in Camden Resumes Oct. 6 with Courtney Zoffness

The Writers House will resume its Fall 2021 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, October 6, with Courtney Zoffness, winner of the Sunday Times Short Story Award. Zoffness will read excerpts from Spilt Milk, a collection of memoirs that was named “most anticipated” by Publishers Weekly.  This free, virtual event begins at 11:20 a.m. Registration is required. About … Continue reading Writers in Camden Resumes Oct. 6 with Courtney Zoffness

Poet Airea D. Matthews Will Kick of Writers in Camden Series on Sept. 29

The Writers House will begin its Fall 2021 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, September 29, with poet Airea D. Matthews. Matthews, a Visiting Faculty Member, is a winner of the Yale Younger Poets award for her debut collection Simulacra.  This free, virtual event begins at 7 p.m. Registration is required. About Airea D. Matthews Airea … Continue reading Poet Airea D. Matthews Will Kick of Writers in Camden Series on Sept. 29

Registration Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This summer and fall, the Writers House will sponsor multiple one-day virtual Cooper Street Writing Workshops: “Poetry as Peculiar Joy,” taught by Rosebud Ben-Oni Saturday, August 14, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Virtual  $60 general/$10 for Camden residents “Introduction to Screenwriting,” taught by Juliana Roth  Saturday, September 18, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Virtual  $60 general/$10 … Continue reading Registration Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

Registration is Open for the Veterans’ and Family Members’ Virtual Retreat

Sponsored by the Writers House, the Veterans’ and Family Members’ Virtual Retreat will occur on Saturday, June 19, from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. This free retreat offers a supportive space to reflect on service experiences and the return to civilian life. Registration is required.  Featured workshops include visual arts, mindfulness, writing, and displaying archival … Continue reading Registration is Open for the Veterans’ and Family Members’ Virtual Retreat

Poet and Criminal Justice Reformer Reginald Dwayne Betts to Give Reading on April 7

The Writers House presents the Spring 2021 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, April 7, with a virtual reading by poet Reginald Dwayne Betts. This free event begins at 7 p.m. Registration is required.  About Reginald Dwayne Betts Reginald Dwayne Betts transformed himself from a sixteen-year old kid sentenced to nine-years in prison to a critically acclaimed writer and graduate … Continue reading Poet and Criminal Justice Reformer Reginald Dwayne Betts to Give Reading on April 7

Join the Writers House March 25th for Veterans’ Families, Veterans’ Selves: A Discussion

The Writers House invites you to the program “Veterans’ Families, Veterans’ Selves: A Discussion,” which will focus on literary work which focuses on veterans’ issues for a discussion about the impact of service on families. The event will feature poet Jehanne Dubrow, medical anthropologist and folklorist Gala True, Army veteran Joe Nygard, and his mother Nancy … Continue reading Join the Writers House March 25th for Veterans’ Families, Veterans’ Selves: A Discussion

The Writers House will Present a Publishing Panel on March 24

The Writers in Camden Series, sponsored by the Writers House, will return on Wednesday, March 24 with its annual Publishing Panel. This virtual event will begin at 7 p.m. Registration is required. The panelists include: Selena Beaumont, Pande Literary  After graduating with a degree in English Literature from Queens College, Selena Beaumont spent several years at esteemed … Continue reading The Writers House will Present a Publishing Panel on March 24

Veterans and Family Members Virtual Retreat to Take Place Feb. 20

The Writers House‘s Outside the Wire program focuses on the impact of service on veterans’ families. As part of this program, two virtual retreats invite veterans and/or military family members to participate in a menu of workshops that encourage reflection and self-care.  The first retreat, on Saturday, February 20, features the following workshops. Attend the … Continue reading Veterans and Family Members Virtual Retreat to Take Place Feb. 20