2011-2012 Writers at Newark Reading Series

The Rutgers-Newark MFA Program is interested in the real world experience our students bring to the classroom, as well as to creative exchange beyond the university campus. Our most visible bridge to the University and to Newark is The Writers at Newark Reading Series, which brings nationally prominent writers of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction to campus. The Reading Series provides the opportunity for a diverse audience of students, faculty, staff and the public to hear and interact with these writers in an intimate and dynamic setting. It is also the centerpiece for our community outreach programs, such as our Writers at Newark Reading Group at the Newark Public Library and programs with local Newark high schools. For more information on our community outreach, please contact us at (973)353-1107 or at rnmfa@newark.rutgers.edu

Click here for the 2011-2012 series poster.

All events are scheduled as follows:
Tuesday evenings
5:30-7:00 pm
Paul Robeson Gallery or the Multipurpose Room 231 in the Paul Robeson Campus Center, 350 Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard, Newark NJ

Readings are free and open to the public. Please join us!

Fall 2011 Schedule

September 27, 2011
Henri Cole and Joyce Carol Oates

October 25, 2011
Barry Gifford and Jayne Anne Philliips

November 15, 2011
Mark Doty and Brenda Shaughnessy

December 6, 2011
Jericho Brown and Tiphanie Yanique


Spring 2011 Schedule

January 31, 2012
Rachel Hadas and Keith O'Shaughnessy

February 28, 2012
Marie Howe and Monica Youn

March 27, 2012
Akhil Sharma and Francisco Goldman

April 24, 2012
Chimamanda Adichie and Uzodinma Iwela

Writers at Newark 2010-2011

Writers at Newark 2009-2010

Writers at Newark 2008-2009

Writers at Newark 2007-2008


     
     
     
         
         
         
 
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