2015-2016 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series

2015/2016

2015-2016 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series

Writers at Rutgers Reading Series

The Writers at Rutgers Reading Series fosters an exchange between well-known writers of diverse backgrounds and the Rutgers students and faculty. Since 1990 Writers at Rutgers has sponsored readings by distinguished writers such as Adrienne Rich, Miguel Algarin, Temple Grandin, Derek Walcott, Junot Diaz, Oliver Sacks, Caryl Phillips, Rebecca Solnit, Tina Chang, Brenda Shaughnessy, Tracy K. Smith, Jayne Anne Phillips, Mark Doty, Joyce Carol Oates, Sherman Alexie, James Surowiecki, Colson Whitehead, Alison Bechdel, Li-Young Lee, Richard Wilbur, E.L. Doctorow, Jamaica Kincaid, Czeslaw Milosz, W.S. Merwin, Chang-rae Lee, June Jordan, Richard Howard, Linda Gregg, Yehuda Amichai, Toi Derricotte, Charles Simic, Edwidge Danticat, Alicia Ostriker, Paule Marshall, Maggie Anderson, Jhumpa Lahiri, Edmund White, Maxine Hong Kingston, Jean Valentine, C.K. Williams, Wesley Brown, Michael

Cunningham, Marilyn Hacker, Jonathan Lethem, Susan Wheeler, Jonathan Franzen, Jay Wright, Azar Nafisi, Amitav Ghosh, Brenda Marie Osbey, Kalamu ya Salaam, Selah Saterstrom, Russell Banks, Susanna Moore, Salman Rushdie, and Zadie Smith,  among many others.

This year's series will feature readings by Chris Abani, Kathleen Graber and Robin Robertson, Kathryn Davis,
Toi Derricotte, Juan Gabriel Vasquez, and Andrew Solomon.

Writers at Rutgers strives to nurture a community of writers of fiction and poetry and is co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Office of the Vice President for Undergraduate Education, the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic and Public Partnerships, the Friends of Rutgers English, the Plangere Writing Center, and Writers House.

Mark Doty
Director, Writers at Rutgers Reading Series

September 23, 2015
  • 08:00pm Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Marlon James Rutgers Student Center Mutipurpose Room - 126 College Avenue 2015-2016 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
October 07, 2015
  • 08:00pm Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Claudia Rankine Rutgers Student Center Mutipurpose Room - 126 College Avenue 2015-2016 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
November 18, 2015
  • 08:00pm Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Maggie Nelson Rutgers Student Center Mutipurpose Room - 126 College Avenue 2015-2016 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
March 03, 2016
  • 08:00pm Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Julia Alvarez Rutgers Student Center Mutipurpose Room - 126 College Avenue 2015-2016 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
March 23, 2016
  • 08:00pm Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Leslie Jamison Rutgers Student Center Mutipurpose Room - 126 College Avenue 2015-2016 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
April 13, 2016
  • 08:00pm Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Belinda McKeon and Mark Doty Rutgers Student Center Mutipurpose Room - 126 College Avenue 2015-2016 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series