Poet and Criminal Justice Reformer Reginald Dwayne Betts to Give Reading on April 7

The Writers House presents the Spring 2021 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, April 7, with a virtual reading by poet Reginald Dwayne Betts. This free event begins at 7 p.m. Registration is required.  About Reginald Dwayne Betts Reginald Dwayne Betts transformed himself from a sixteen-year old kid sentenced to nine-years in prison to a critically acclaimed writer and graduate … Continue reading Poet and Criminal Justice Reformer Reginald Dwayne Betts to Give Reading on April 7

Join the Writers House March 25th for Veterans’ Families, Veterans’ Selves: A Discussion

The Writers House invites you to the program “Veterans’ Families, Veterans’ Selves: A Discussion,” which will focus on literary work which focuses on veterans’ issues for a discussion about the impact of service on families. The event will feature poet Jehanne Dubrow, medical anthropologist and folklorist Gala True, Army veteran Joe Nygard, and his mother Nancy … Continue reading Join the Writers House March 25th for Veterans’ Families, Veterans’ Selves: A Discussion

The Writers House will Present a Publishing Panel on March 24

The Writers in Camden Series, sponsored by the Writers House, will return on Wednesday, March 24 with its annual Publishing Panel. This virtual event will begin at 7 p.m. Registration is required. The panelists include: Selena Beaumont, Pande Literary  After graduating with a degree in English Literature from Queens College, Selena Beaumont spent several years at esteemed … Continue reading The Writers House will Present a Publishing Panel on March 24

Veterans and Family Members Virtual Retreat to Take Place Feb. 20

The Writers House‘s Outside the Wire program focuses on the impact of service on veterans’ families. As part of this program, two virtual retreats invite veterans and/or military family members to participate in a menu of workshops that encourage reflection and self-care.  The first retreat, on Saturday, February 20, features the following workshops. Attend the … Continue reading Veterans and Family Members Virtual Retreat to Take Place Feb. 20

Writer Kristen Radtke Will Give Free Reading on Feb. 17

The Writers House presents the Spring 2021 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, February 17, with a virtual reading by graphic nonfiction writer Kristen Radtke, who will read from her new work, Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness. This free event begins at 7 p.m. Registration is required.  At 3 p.m., Ms. Radtke will give … Continue reading Writer Kristen Radtke Will Give Free Reading on Feb. 17

Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This spring, the Writers House will sponsor multiple one-day virtual Cooper Street Writing Workshops: “Magical Realism” taught by Carlos José Pérez Sámano Saturday, February 6, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  $60 general/$10 for Camden residents “Poetry as History” taught by Marie Scarles  Saturday, February 27, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  $60 general/$10 for Camden … Continue reading Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

Celebrate the Art of Literary Translation on Jan. 20

The Writers House presents the Spring 2021 Writers in Camden Series beginning Wednesday, January 20, with a celebration of the art of literary translation. This year we are joined by Anna Deeny Morales, a critic, translator of poetry, and dramatist.  A virtual translation workshop, open to Rutgers University students, faculty, staff, and invited community members, will … Continue reading Celebrate the Art of Literary Translation on Jan. 20

Join us Dec. 2 for Writers in Camden with Alumni Authors Paul Lisicky and Micaiah Johnson

The Writers House concludes the Fall 2020 Writers in Camden Series on Wednesday, December 2, with virtual readings by alumni authors Micaiah Johnson (MFA ’16) and Paul Lisicky (SAS ’83, MA ’86), Associate Professor of Creative Writing. Micaiah Johnson will read from her new novel, The Space Between Worlds, a speculative fiction debut that examines identity, … Continue reading Join us Dec. 2 for Writers in Camden with Alumni Authors Paul Lisicky and Micaiah Johnson

Ishion Hutchinson and Willie Perdomo Will Give Virtual Readings on Nov. 18

The Writers House presents the Fall 2020 Writers in Camden Series beginning Wednesday, November 18, with virtual readings by Ishion Hutchinson and Willie Perdomo. This free event begins at 7 p.m. All are welcome, but registration is required in order to receive the Zoom log-in information.  Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica. He is the author of two … Continue reading Ishion Hutchinson and Willie Perdomo Will Give Virtual Readings on Nov. 18