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: “Jump-Start Your Fiction,” taught by Stephanie Manuzak Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Virtual $80 general/$15 for Camden residents and Rutgers–Camden students “Getting Published,” taught by Jackie Domenus Saturday, March 23, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The Writers … 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

Gregory Pardlo Launches “Spectral Evidence” on Jan. 30

Please come celebrate the launch of Associate Professor of Creative Writing Gregory Pardlo’s latest poetry collection, Spectral Evidence. Professor Pardlo will be in conversation with MacArthur Fellow and National Book Award winner Imani Perry at the New York Public Library, Main Branch 42nd St. & 5th Ave January 30, 2024 from 6:00pm-7:00pm The conversation will be … Continue reading Gregory Pardlo Launches “Spectral Evidence” on Jan. 30

Writers in Camden Series Welcomes Alumni Isaac Blum and Anise Vance on Jan. 29

The Writers House will host the first Writers in Camden event of the Spring 2024 semester on Monday, January 29, 2024. Rutgers–Camden MFA alumni Isaac Blum and Anise Vance will read from their work. Isaac Blum (he/him) is an author and educator. His debut novel, The Life and Crimes of Hoodie Rosen, won the William … Continue reading Writers in Camden Series Welcomes Alumni Isaac Blum and Anise Vance on Jan. 29

Join the Writers House on Jan. 22 for “In Conversation with Harvey Finkle”

In conversation with the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice and the Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts, the Writers House welcomes photographer Harvey Finkle. Harvey will be in conversation with Dr. Joanie Mazelis and will be spotlighting his book Readers, which uses photography to engage with the issue of book banning. For nearly five … Continue reading Join the Writers House on Jan. 22 for “In Conversation with Harvey Finkle”

The Writers House Will Host “In Conversation with Claire Stricklin” on Dec. 4

In conversation with the Digital Studies Center and the Department of English and Communication, the Writers House welcomes author and game designer Dr. Claire Stricklin, who will be reading from and discussing her work-in-progress, Dio. This experimental project was inspired by the “sketching” techniques of Jack Kerouac in Visions of Cody. It is equal parts trans memoir, … Continue reading The Writers House Will Host “In Conversation with Claire Stricklin” on Dec. 4

Cooper Street Writing Workshop Proposals Due Dec. 1

The Writers House is collecting proposals for Spring 2024 Cooper Street Writing Workshops until Friday, December 1, 2023. All are welcome to apply.  What are the Cooper Street Writing Workshops?  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, … Continue reading Cooper Street Writing Workshop Proposals Due Dec. 1

Join us Nov. 14 for an MFA in Creative Writing Information Session

On November 14, join the faculty, staff, and students of the Rutgers–Camden MFA program for a virtual meet and greet and info session. Get application tips and learn about degree requirements, opportunities during the program, and what it’s really like to be a student at Rutgers. Registration is required. Log-in information will be provided upon … Continue reading Join us Nov. 14 for an MFA in Creative Writing Information Session

The Writers House will Host “In Conversation with Leah Falk” on Nov. 6

In conversation with the Gender Studies Program and the Department of Philosophy and Religion, the Writers House welcomes poet Leah Falk, who will be reading from and discussing her new book, Other Customs and Practices. This collection uses a century-old questionnaire about Jewish life in the Pale of Settlement as a departure point for meditations on pregnancy, … Continue reading The Writers House will Host “In Conversation with Leah Falk” on Nov. 6