The Writers House Welcomes Authors Carmen Maria Machado and Jess Row on Nov. 13

Join us on Wednesday, November 13, for an evening with Carmen Maria Machado, author of the memoir In the Dream House and the short story collection Her Body and Other Parties, and Jess Row, author of White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination and the novel Your Face in Mine. Registration is required.  This event begins at 7 p.m. in the … Continue reading The Writers House Welcomes Authors Carmen Maria Machado and Jess Row on Nov. 13

Raquel Salas Rivera, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, To Give Reading on Oct. 30

Join us on Wednesday, October 30, for an evening with Raquel Salas Rivera, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, and author of lo terciario/the tertiary. They will give a free reading of their work at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  This free event requires registration. This event is sponsored by the Writers House and is part … Continue reading Raquel Salas Rivera, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, To Give Reading on Oct. 30

Registration Open 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 “Lying with Texts: The Art of Fictional Appropriations” taught by Royce Drake Four Wednesdays: October 23 and 30, and November 6 and 13 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. $200 general/$40 for Camden residents … Continue reading Registration Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

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