Acclaimed Authors, Poets Once Again Coming To Rutgers University-Newark For Free Talks, Readings

Acclaimed Authors, Poets Once Again Coming To Rutgers University-Newark For Free Talks, Readings

MFA at RU-N
  Once again Rutgers University‒Newark’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program will bring nationally renowned authors and poets to campus for a series of readings and discussions. The “Writers at Newark Reading Series” is open to the public free of charge.  “These are readings from literature, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, by some of the most prominent writers in America, as well as new, emerging voices,” notes Jayne Anne Phillips, director of the MFA program. “The Series reflects the diversity of our campus and the excellence of the Rutgers University‒Newark MFA Program.”

WRITERS AT NEWARK READING SERIES
All programs are 5:30 – 7:15 p.m., at either the Paul Robeson Campus Center (PRCC, Rooms 255-257), 350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Newark, or the Coffee Cave, 45 Halsey St. , Newark.

FALL 2014 WRITERS AT NEWARK READING DATES

Sept. 16, MFA Student Reading, Coffee Cave

Sept. 23, MFA Alumni Reading, PRCC , Paul Robeson Gallery

Sept. 30, A. Van Jordan (poetry), Kamilah Aisha Moon (fiction), PRCC, Rooms 255-257

Oct. 14, Adian Matejka (poetry), Chris Abani (fiction), PRCC, Rooms 255-257

Oct. 28, MFA Student Reading, Coffee Cave

Nov. 11, MFA Student Reading, Coffee Cave

Nov. 18, David Finkel (non-fiction), Roxana Robinson (fiction), PRCC, Rooms 255-257

Dec. 2, Ada Limon (poetry), Susan Choi (fiction), PRCC, Rooms 255-257

Dec. 9, MFA Student Reading, Coffee Cave

 

SPRING 2015 WRITERS AT NEWARK READING DATES

Jan. 27, Jayne Anne Phillips (fiction), Jan Heller Levi (poetry), PRCC, Rooms 255-257

Feb. 3, Hilton Als, (non-fiction), Roger Reeves (poetry), PRCC, Rooms 255-257

Feb. 17, MFA Student Reading, Coffee Cave

March 10, Robert Olen Butler (fiction), Hilma Wolitzer (poetry), PRCC, Rooms 255-257

March 24, MFA Student Reading, Coffee Cave

April 7, Carmen Gimenez Smith (fiction), Ernestro Quinonez (poetry), PRCC, Rooms 255-257

April 28, MFA Student Reading, Coffee Cave

May 5, Newark High Schools Writing Contest Reading, PRCC, Rooms 255-257

 

The free public Writers at Newark Reading Series is sponsored by the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program (http://www.ncas.rutgers.edu/mfa) at Rutgers University‒Newark and co-sponsored by the RU-N Chancellor’s Office, the RU-N Department of English, and the RU-N Arts and Lecture Committee. 

Members of the media should contact Carla Capizzi, 973/353-5263, or email: capizzi@rutgers.edu