“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

Writers in Camden Series Continues Oct. 17 with Melissa Febos

The Writers House will continue its 2018-2019 Writers in Camden series on Wednesday, October 17, with a reading by Melissa Febos.  This event is part of LGBTQIA+ History Month.     Melissa Febos is the author of the memoir Whip Smart and the essay collection Abandon Me.  Her second essay collection, Girlhood, will be published in 2019.  She is … Continue reading Writers in Camden Series Continues Oct. 17 with Melissa Febos

Registration Still Open for “What’s Your Story? A Podcast Workshop

The Rutgers–Camden Writers House, Digital Studies Center, and the Writing and Design Lab are co-presenting “What’s Your Story? A Podcast Workshop” on Saturday, October 6. This day-long event is designed as a survey of innovative audio narrative; the morning will be a skills intensive and during the afternoon presenters will address the state of the … Continue reading Registration Still Open for “What’s Your Story? A Podcast Workshop

Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This fall, 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 “Write Like a Mother,” taught by Nancy Reddy Four Saturdays: October 27, November 3, 10, and 17 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. $180 general/$30 for Camden residents “From Video Games to … Continue reading Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

Register Now for the Warrior Writers Workshop for Veterans

Warrior Writers, Veteran Alumni of Rutgers University (VARU), and the Writers House will present both a writing workshop for veterans and a poetry reading.  The workshop, which takes place on Tuesday, April 17th, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., will offer writing prompts that cover a variety of military issues and experiences.  All veterans are … Continue reading Register Now for the Warrior Writers Workshop for Veterans

Publishers’ Panel Scheduled for Apr. 11

Join us on Wednesday, April 11th for the Writers in Camden Series’ Publishers Panel.  The Publishers’ Panel will consist of an agent, publisher, and editor.  This year’s panel includes Richard Nash, a strategist and serial entrepreneur in new and traditional media; Rob Spillman, editor of Tin House magazine; and Alexa Stark, an agent at Trident. All are … Continue reading Publishers’ Panel Scheduled for Apr. 11

Author James McBride to Give Public Reading on Apr. 4

The Writers House will continue its Spring 2018 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, April 4th, with a reading by author James McBride.  James McBride is an author, musician and screenwriter. His memoir, The Color of Water (Riverhead), is an American literary classic. His novel The Good Lord Bird, won the 2013 National Book Award for fiction. His novel, Miracle at St. Anna, became a … Continue reading Author James McBride to Give Public Reading on Apr. 4