RCCA Exhibition:”Democratic Vistas: Whitman, Body, and Soul”

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts‘ new exhibition, “Democratic Vistas: Whitman, Body, and Soul” opens May 29 at 5 p.m. as part of a larger regional program, “Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy,” which celebrates the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth. The exhibit will feature artwork from artists such as Caroline Carlsmith, Paul Cava, John Giannotti, … Continue reading RCCA Exhibition:”Democratic Vistas: Whitman, Body, and Soul”

Join us for an Evening with Novelist Meg Wolitzer on Apr. 3

Join us on Wednesday, April 3, for an evening with novelist Meg Wolitzer. The New York Times bestselling author of The Female Persuasion, The Interestings, and The Wife, among others.   This free event requires registration. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. This event is sponsored by the Writers House and is part of the Writers … Continue reading Join us for an Evening with Novelist Meg Wolitzer on Apr. 3

The Annual Publishers Panel Returns Mar. 6

Join us on Wednesday, March 6 for the Writers in Camden Series: Publishers’ Panel.  The Publishers’ Panel will consist of an agent, publisher, editor, and bookseller who will discuss the process of bringing a book from the final draft to the bookshelf.  This year’s panel includes Anjali Singh, an agent at Ayesha Pande Literary; Richard Nash, a strategist, … Continue reading The Annual Publishers Panel Returns Mar. 6

Register Now for Community Archives Workshop with Whitney P. Lopez

The Writers House will host a community archives workshop on Wednesday, February 27, with Whitney P. Lopez, a community archivist, arts advocate, and consultant. Lopez is currently the project archivist for the Audience Embedded project at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. This event is deal for anyone who has an interest in maintaining and preserving … Continue reading Register Now for Community Archives Workshop with Whitney P. Lopez

Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This spring, the Writers House will sponsor multiple Cooper Street Writing Workshops, some in multi-session format and some that are one-day only: Multi-session Workshops “The Art of the Eerie” taught by Z Kennedy-Lopez Four Saturdays: February 23, March 2, 9, and 16 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. $180 general/$30 for Camden residents “Modern Fables and Fairy … Continue reading Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

Join us on Feb. 13 for an Evening with Novelist and Film and Television Writer/Producer Joe Gangemi

Join us on Wednesday, February 13, for an evening with novelist and film and television writer/producer Joe Gangemi. Among his films are Stonehearst Asylum, starring Kate Beckinsale, Michael Caine, and Ben Kingsley, Go With Me, starring Anthony Hopkins, and Wind Chill, starring Emily Blunt. He co-created and executive-produced the Amazon Studios original comedy, Red Oaks, starring Paul Reiser, Jennifer Grey, and … Continue reading Join us on Feb. 13 for an Evening with Novelist and Film and Television Writer/Producer Joe Gangemi

Veterans Invited to Register for Writing Workshop with Warrior Writers on Jan. 30

NOTE: Due to weather conditions, this event has been canceled.  As part of the Letters Home project, national nonprofit Warrior Writers facilitates a series of free writing workshop for veterans in 2018-19. An experienced facilitator will guide participants through a series of generative writing prompts that engage veterans’ experiences. All veterans are invited to sign up whether … Continue reading Veterans Invited to Register for Writing Workshop with Warrior Writers on Jan. 30

“Letters Home” Lecture with Andrew Carroll on Nov. 14

The Writers House will host Andrew Carroll, director of the Center for American War Letters and the editor of several New York Times bestsellers, on November 14, for the lecture and discussion “Letters Home.” Mr. Carroll will present a talk that examines both the history and enduring significance of war letters, followed by a discussion with multiple … Continue reading “Letters Home” Lecture with Andrew Carroll on Nov. 14

Dr. Lorrin Thomas to Present on Nov. 13 for The Big Read Lecture Series

This fall, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts is participating for the ninth time in The Big Read, with the novel In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez.  A faculty lecture series will be part of the celebration, and the third and final lecture will take place on Tuesday, November 13, at 1 p.m., with guest lecturer Dr. Lorrin … Continue reading Dr. Lorrin Thomas to Present on Nov. 13 for The Big Read Lecture Series

Writers in Camden Series Concludes Nov. 7 with Victor LaValle

The Writers House will continue its 2018-2019 Writers in Camden series on Wednesday, November 7, with a reading by Victor LaValle. This event is co-sponsored by the Digital Studies Center and the Honors College.  This event is #HonorsApproved.   Victor LaValle is the author of the short story collection Slapboxing with Jesus, four novels, The Ecstatic, Big Machine, The Devil in Silver, and The Changeling and two novellas, Lucretia and the … Continue reading Writers in Camden Series Concludes Nov. 7 with Victor LaValle