International Write-In

November 30, 2017 at 9:00 am-1:45 pm – Grab your laptop or notebook and join us for the second International Write-In, where we turn the Writers House into an intensive writing studio for a day. Writing and Design lab consultants will be on hand for quick writing assistance, and bagels and coffee will be available to fuel the perfect phrase.  You can just […]

Workshop with Tina Chang

January 24, 2018 at 3:00 pm-4:30 pm –                     Poet Tina Chang will lead a free workshop before her evening reading with Marie Howe. This workshop is open to all.  To apply, poets should submit up to 5 pages of poems by January 10 to

hokkuchi: Yolanda Wisher and Mark Palacio

February 14, 2018 at 7:00 pm-8:30 pm – This event is part of the Nick Virgilio Haiku Performance Series, an annual series inspired by the haiku tradition and the work of Nick Virgilio, a prolific haiku poet who spent much of his life in Camden.  About the Performance  The poet Sonia Sanchez has said that “the soul and spirit are formalized, they are formal things. […]

Little Stones Screening

February 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm-8:00 pm – The Writers House and the MFA Org present a screening and discussion of Little Stones. Directed by Emmy-award winning filmmaker Sophia Cruz, Little Stones weaves together the personal narratives of four women artists from across the world who dedicate their lives to empowering women and survivors of gender-based violence. 

Paul Robeson: Here I Stand

February 27, 2018 at 6:00 pm-8:00 pm – In honor of the year of his 120th birthday, join us for a screening of Here I Stand, the 1999 documentary exploring the life and career of actor, singer, activist, and athlete Paul Robeson. Narrated by Ossie Davis and directed by St. Claire Bourne for the PBS series American Masters, Here I Stand features footage from numerous interviews with […]