Noted Authors, Poets at Rutgers-Newark This Spring
EDITORS: Photos, biographies available upon request
Once again Rutgers-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, all 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 Professor Jayne Anne Phillips, director of the MFA program. “The Series reflects the diversity of our campus and the excellence of the Rutgers Newark MFA Program.”
- Ryan McIlvain and Other Students in New MFA in Creative Writing Program at Rutgers in Newark Receive National Honors and Accolades
- 2010-2011 “Writers at Newark Series” Will Bring Toni Morrison to Rutgers, Newark, in Spring 2011
- Newark high school writers, poets compete in contest sponsored, judged by Rutger-Newark, MFA in creatrive writing program
- Two Rutgers-Newark Graduate Students Awarded Fulbright Awards For International Study
The Writers at Newark Reading Series programs all take place in the Paul Robeson Campus Center (PRCC), 350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Newark.
SPRING 2012 WRITERS AT NEWARK READING DATES
Jan 31: Rachel Hadas(above)/Keith O’Shaughnessy, Paul Robeson Gallery, PRCC, 5:30-7 p.m.
The complete Writers at Newark Reading Series schedule, as well as biographies of the authors and poets, is online at http://www.mfa.newark.rutgers.edu/writersatnewark.htm
The free public Writers at Newark Reading Series is sponsored by the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program (www.mfa.newark.rutgers.edu) at Rutgers-Newark and co-sponsored by the Newark Public Library and an Essex County Local Arts Grant. All of the programs begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at 7 p.m.
Members of the media should contact Carla Capizzi, 973/353-5263, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.