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2014-2015 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

October 29, 2014
  • 08:00pm Writers at Rutgers Reading Series Toward a Sense of Place: Kathleen Graber & Robin RobertsonRutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room - 126 College Ave, New Brunswick NJ, US, 089012014-2015 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
November 19, 2014
  • 08:00pm Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Kathryn DavisRutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room - 126 College Ave, New Brunswick NJ, US, 089012014-2015 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
February 18, 2015
  • 08:00pm Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Toi DerricotteRutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room - 126 College Ave, New Brunswick NJ, US, 089012014-2015 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
March 11, 2015
  • 08:00pm Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Juan Gabriel VasquezRutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room - 126 College Ave, New Brunswick NJ, US, 089012014-2015 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
April 08, 2015
  • 08:00pm Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Andrew SolomonRutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room - 126 College Ave, New Brunswick NJ, US, 089012014-2015 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series



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