January 23, 2017 at 12:15 pm-1:15 pm – Join us for a conversation with Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Rutgers-Camden, about her new book Surviving Poverty: Creating Sustainable Ties Among the Poor (NYU Press, 2017). Moderated by Dr. Lorraine Minnite, Associate Professor and Chair of Public Policy.
January 25, 2017 at 3:00 pm-4:30 pm – Community members and students alike are welcome to submit to this free nonfiction writing workshop. Melissa will read and respond to 3-4 manuscripts of 10 double-spaced pages or fewer. Please send your manuscript (.doc, .docx, .pdf) to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 18. You are welcome to attend the workshop whether or not your work is accepted […]
January 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm-8:30 pm – Tyehimba Jess, author of leadbelly and Olio, and Melissa Fay Greene, author of The Underdogs, read from their work. PLEASE NOTE: THE LOCATION OF THIS READING HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE WALT WHITMAN CENTER, 101 COOPER STREET.
February 7, 2017 at 12:15 pm-1:15 pm – You are invited to a reading and remembrance of the work and life of Thomas Lux, poet and teacher who passed away this weekend. Patrick Rosal, a former student of Tom’s, will be reading the three-part poem “Triptych: Middle Panel Burning.” from Lux’s Half-Promised Land. As time allows, we invite people to share their favorite Lux poems as well. https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poets/detail/thomas-lux […]
February 15, 2017 at 3:00 pm-4:30 pm – Community members are welcome to this free workshop in the Writers House. Traci will read and comment on up to 4 manuscripts of 3-5 pages. To submit your work, email it as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file to email@example.com. Submissions are due February 1; participants will be notified if their work is selected by February 7.
February 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm-8:30 pm – Traci Brimhall, author of Our Lady of the Ruins, and Paul Goldberg, author of The Yid, read from their work.