Spring 2018 Writers in Camden Series Begins 1/24

The Writers House will begin its Spring 2018 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, January 24th, with readings by Marie Howe and Tina Chang. Marie Howe is the author of four volumes of poetry, Magdalene: Poems; The Kingdom of Ordinary Time; The Good Thief; and What the Living Do, and she is the co-editor of a book of essays, In the … Read more of Spring 2018 Writers in Camden Series Begins 1/24

Join us for “Imagining Research, Researching Imagination” on 11/16

On Thursday, November 16th, the Writers House will sponsor “Imagining Research, Researching Imagination,” a conversation about the ways imagination and research inform the writing of both fiction and history.  Novelist Janet Benton, author of Lilli de Jong, and historian Dr. Janet Golden, who specializes in the history of medicine, history of childhood, women’s history, and American … Read more of Join us for “Imagining Research, Researching Imagination” on 11/16

Writers in Camden Series Continues 11/8 with Okey Ndibe and Peter Ho Davies

The Writers House will continue its 2017-2018 Writers in Camden series on Wednesday, November 8th, with readings by Peter Ho Davies and Okey Ndibe. Peter Ho Davies is the author of two novels, The Fortunes (winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Award and the Chautauqua Prize) and The Welsh Girl (long-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and two short story collections, The Ugliest House in the World (PEN/Macmillian Award winner) and Equal … Read more of Writers in Camden Series Continues 11/8 with Okey Ndibe and Peter Ho Davies

Register Now for the U R Here: A Festival of Digital Language Art

Register now for the U R Here: A Festival of Digital Language, occurring from November 3rd – 4th, 2017, in the Writers House.  This two-day event will feature sessions such as “Beyond Clicktivism” and “Creative Writing with Rules and Computation: No Programming Required.  The festival is free and open to all.   Sponsored by the Digital … Read more of Register Now for the U R Here: A Festival of Digital Language Art

Join us 10/26 for a Discussion about Wartime Caretakers’ Experiences

The Writers House and Warrior Writers will co-present “Outside the Wire: Wartime Caretakers’ Experiences Then and Now” on Thursday, October 26th.  “Outside the Wire” is an annual discussion series focused on wartime narratives and featuring the perspectives of veterans, artists, and scholars.  This year’s event will take a look at the changing experiences of caretakers … Read more of Join us 10/26 for a Discussion about Wartime Caretakers’ Experiences

Writers in Camden Continues 10/18 with Novelist Lydia Millet

The Writers House will continue  its 2017-2018 Writers in Camden series on Wednesday, October 18th, with a reading by novelist Lydia Millet.   Lydia Millet is an American novelist and conservationist. Her third novel, My Happy Life, won the 2003 PEN Center USA Award for Fiction, and she has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize as well as a Guggenheim fellow, … Read more of Writers in Camden Continues 10/18 with Novelist Lydia Millet

Register Now for a Cooper Street Writing Workshop on 11/11

Dr. Shanyn Fiske, Associate Professor of English, will lead a Cooper Street Writing Workshop, “Using Typewriters to Bust Through Writers’ Block,” on Saturday, November 11th.  This workshop will teach participants about the “slow writing” movement; explore how typewriters can enhance the creative process; and learn strategies for overcoming writers’ block.   The event is from 10 … Read more of Register Now for a Cooper Street Writing Workshop on 11/11

Registration Still Open for Podcast Workshop on 10/7

The Writers House, the Writing and Design Lab, WCCR (Rutgers–Camden Radio), the Digital Studies Center, and Push10 will present a day-long Podcast Workshop on Saturday, October 7th.  Designed as a survey of innovative audio narrative, participants will get an introduction to the technical side of podcast design, including open-source sound recording technology, basic sound technology, … Read more of Registration Still Open for Podcast Workshop on 10/7

Fall 2017 Writers in Camden Series Kicks Off Season on 9/13

The Writers House will kick off its 2017-2018 Writers in Camden series on Wednesday, September 13 with readings by Eileen Pollack and Diane Seuss.  Eileen Pollack is the author, most recently, of the novel A Perfect Life, published by Ecco/HarperCollins in 2016. Her other novels include Paradise, New York, and Breaking and Entering, which was awarded the 2012 Grub Street National Book Prize and named a New … Read more of Fall 2017 Writers in Camden Series Kicks Off Season on 9/13