Join the Writers House for the Next Summer Wednesday on July 10

The Writers House will host Summer Wednesdays on June 5, July 10, and August 7. Each session offers multiple workshops and a picnic dinner.  The Summer Wednesdays on Cooper Street Program features: In-person and virtual options Opportunities to stay and dine Workshops geared for teenagers and adults alike On-site story time with the Camden County … Continue reading Join the Writers House for the Next Summer Wednesday on July 10

MFA Grads to Host Reading on May 10

Master of Fine Arts in creative writing graduates will host a graduate reading on Friday, May 10, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Library. Hear work from:  Max Adarve Sterling-Elizabeth Arcadia Chris Kubik Cedeño Lindsey Hoover Lauren Holguin Amber Joseph Sakae Kikuchi David Marchino All are welcome!   

Celebrate National Poetry Month on April 22 with a Crafting Event

April is National Poetry Month and the Writers House and the Paul Robeson Library want to celebrate with you! Join them at the Paul Robeson Library for a crafting event Monday, April 22, during free period (11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.). They will provide snacks, a group poem, plus journals and all the supplies you … Continue reading Celebrate National Poetry Month on April 22 with a Crafting Event

Be “In Conversation” with Writer and Alumna Susan Muaddi Darraj on April 18

With support from an Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy (IDEA) Innovation Grant, and in conversation with the Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice, the Writers House welcomes writer and MFA alum Susan Muaddi Darraj for a reading and Q&A moderated by ISGRJ Postdoctoral Fellow andie millares. Susan will be reading from and discussing her … Continue reading Be “In Conversation” with Writer and Alumna Susan Muaddi Darraj on April 18

Writer Ruben Quesada to Present “Crafting Prose Poetry” on April 11

Writer Ruben Quesada will lead the following workshop, presented by the MFA Org: Crafting Prose Poetry: Tools, Techniques, and Prompts for Creative Expression This session explores the art of prose poetry, focusing on the various literary tools and techniques that poets and writers can employ in their craft. Through an examination of influential works, rhetorical techniques, and more, participants are guided … Continue reading Writer Ruben Quesada to Present “Crafting Prose Poetry” on April 11

Writers in Camden Series Welcomes Lauren Grodstein and Gregory Pardlo on Mar. 28

Join the Writers House on Wednesday, March 28, for the next installment of the Writers in Camden Series, featuring Rutgers–Camden MFA Faculty Lauren Grodstein and Gregory Pardlo, who will read from their work. Lauren Grodstein is the author of five novels, including the New York Times bestseller A Friend of the Family and the Washington Post Book of the Year The Explanation … Continue reading Writers in Camden Series Welcomes Lauren Grodstein and Gregory Pardlo on Mar. 28

Writers House Presents the Publishers’ Panel on March 6

Join the Writers House on Wednesday, March 6, for the annual panel discussion featuring agents and editors, who will shed light on how a book goes from manuscript to bookstore shelves. This event will be held on Zoom. Registration is required. $10 General, free for Camden residents & Rutgers–Camden students. ABOUT THE PANELISTS Audrey Crooks is a … Continue reading Writers House Presents the Publishers’ Panel on March 6

MARCH Welcomes Dr. Sara J. Grossman on Feb. 28

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) will host Dr. Sara J. Grossman of Bryn Mawr College on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, for a book talk and workshop. Dr. Grossman, author of Immeasurable Weather, will discuss “The Data of Climate Crisis,” at 11:20 a.m. in the Robeson Library (lunch will be provided). At 1 p.m., Dr. … Continue reading MARCH Welcomes Dr. Sara J. Grossman on Feb. 28

Spring 2024 Cooper Street Writing Workshops Open for Registration

This spring, the Writers House will sponsor multiple one-day and multi-day Cooper Street Writing Workshops: “Getting Published,” taught by Jackie Domenus Saturday, March 23, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The Writers House, 305 Cooper Street $60 general/$10 for Camden residents and Rutgers–Camden students CANCELED UNTIL FALL “Writing About Your Immigrant Experience,” taught by Vesna … Continue reading Spring 2024 Cooper Street Writing Workshops Open for Registration

MFA Organization to Host Writer Jenzo DuQue on Feb. 23

The MFA Organization will host their Local and Visiting Writers Series on Friday, February 23, hosting writer, editor, and teacher Jenzo DuQue. He will present, “Sustaining Creative Practice.”  Drawing from Peter Elbow’s Writing With Power and Felicia Rose Chavez’s The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop, this lecture will focus on the process of writing, rather than the products. By learning how to embrace … Continue reading MFA Organization to Host Writer Jenzo DuQue on Feb. 23