Cooper Street Writing Workshops Accepting Proposals Through June 15

Cooper Street began as a workshop series for our neighbors in the Camden, South Jersey, and Philadelphia communities. In the current climate, they are for everyone, near and far to our historic home on Cooper Street, though we encourage proposals that have local interest. Currently, workshops run on a one-time basis, lasting anywhere from 3-5 … Continue reading Cooper Street Writing Workshops Accepting Proposals Through June 15

Patrick Rosal and Tracy K. Smith to Take Part in Writers in Camden on April 27

The Writers House will conclude its Spring 2022 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, April 27, with readings by poets Patrick Rosal and Tracy K. Smith. Their reading coincides with the publication of Rosal’s The Last Thing: New and Selected Poems and Smith’s Such Color: New and Selected Poems.  This free virtual event runs from 7 – … Continue reading Patrick Rosal and Tracy K. Smith to Take Part in Writers in Camden on April 27

Warrior Writers to Lead Outside the Wire: Veterans Writing Workshop on April 9

On Saturday, April 9, the Writers House will host their partner program, Warrior Writers, for a writing workshop for veterans and service members. This workshop is part of Outside the Wire, a multi-format humanities program centering veterans’ narratives. Registration is free. This program will take place virtually via Zoom.  The workshop will take place from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. … Continue reading Warrior Writers to Lead Outside the Wire: Veterans Writing Workshop on April 9

Outside the Wire: Veterans Respond to COVID-19 Panel Discussion on March 14

Join the Writers House for the annual Outside the Wire panel discussion on veterans’ experiences and narratives, this year focused on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the military community. This year’s discussion features writer Simone Gorrindo, author of the widely read New York Times editorial “The Pandemic’s Pressure on Military Spouses” as well … Continue reading Outside the Wire: Veterans Respond to COVID-19 Panel Discussion on March 14

Writers House to Host Outside the Wire Workshop on March 12

On Saturday, March 12, the Writers House will host their partner program, Warrior Writers, for a writing workshop for veterans and service members. This workshop is part of Outside the Wire, a multi-format humanities program centering veterans’ narratives. Registration is free. This program will take place virtually via Zoom.  The workshop will take place from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. … Continue reading Writers House to Host Outside the Wire Workshop on March 12

The Writers House Presents its Annual Publishers’ Panel on March 9

As part of its Writers in Camden Series, the Writers House presents its annual Publishers’ Panel on March 9. This panel will consist of literary agent and Young Adult author Eric Smith; Jeannine Cook, author and owner of Harriett’s Bookshop and Ida’s Bookshop; and Anna deVries, Senior Editor at St. Martin’s Press. This virtual event … Continue reading The Writers House Presents its Annual Publishers’ Panel on March 9

Dr. Jillian Sayre to Present “Consuming Bodies: The Colonial Abject in Indigenous Horror” on Feb. 24

The Writers House‘s newest initiative, “Faculty Works in Progress,” will invite faculty members to discuss their ongoing research. Dr. Jillian Sayre, Assistant Professor of English, will present, “Consuming Bodies: The Colonial Abject in Indigenous Horror,” on February 24 at 12:45 p.m. in the Writers House. Email Leah Falk to register. All attendees must abide by … Continue reading Dr. Jillian Sayre to Present “Consuming Bodies: The Colonial Abject in Indigenous Horror” on Feb. 24

Registration is Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This spring, the Writers House will sponsor multiple Cooper Street Writing Workshops: “Screenwriting” taught by Juliana Roth Four Mondays: February 21, 28, March 7, 14, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.   $240 general/$40 for Camden residents Virtual workshop “Erasure Poetry and Mixed Media Word Art” taught by Autumn Konopka Saturday, April 9, from 1 p.m. – … Continue reading Registration is Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

Writers in Camden Welcomes Ibi Zoboi on Feb. 16

The Writers House will continue its Spring 2022 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, February 16, with a reading by bestselling YA and children’s author Ibi Zoboi.  This free virtual event runs from 7 – 8:30 PM EST and registration is required. About Ibi Zoboi Ibi Zoboi is the author of National Book Award-finalist American Street, My Life … Continue reading Writers in Camden Welcomes Ibi Zoboi on Feb. 16

Writers House to Host Outside the Wire: Veterans Writing Workshop on Jan. 22

On Saturday, January 22, the Writers House will host their partner program, Warrior Writers, for a writing workshop for veterans and service members. This workshop is part of Outside the Wire, a multi-format humanities program centering veterans’ narratives. Registration is free. This program will take place virtually via Zoom.  The workshop will take place from … Continue reading Writers House to Host Outside the Wire: Veterans Writing Workshop on Jan. 22