2011-2012 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series

2011-2012 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series

   

Writers at Rutgers Reading SeriesThe 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 Valent ine, 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, and Susanna Moore among many others.

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

  • Wednesday, November 16, 2011 08:00pm
    Tim O' Brien    ::  2011-2012 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
  • Wednesday, November 30, 2011 08:00pm
    Elizabeth Alexander    ::  2011-2012 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
  • Wednesday, February 15, 2012 08:00pm
    Terrance Hayes    ::  2011-2012 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series
  • Wednesday, March 28, 2012 08:00pm
    Denis Johnson    ::  2011-2012 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series