Faculty Book Launch: Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis

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. 

Workshop with Melissa Fay Greene

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 writers@camden.rutgers.edu by January 18. You are welcome to attend the workshop whether or not your work is accepted […]

A Reading and Celebration of Thomas Lux, American poet and teacher (1946-2017)

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 […]

Workshop with Traci Brimhall

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 writers@camden.rutgers.edu. Submissions are due February 1; participants will be notified if their work is selected by February 7.