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The Rose O’Neill

Literary House

We serve as one of the cultural hubs on campus, offering literary programs, classroom spaces, support to student groups, professional training, and—among other things—the chance to work with an antique printing press. Stop by for a cup of tea made in our kitchen, catch a poetry or fiction reading, or curl up with a thick book.

Recent Stories

  • At the 2014 Senior Reading, the Rose O’Neill Literary House announced this year’s winners of three annual student creative writing prizes: The Literary House Genre Fiction Prize, The William W. Warner Prize for Creative Writing on Nature and the Environment, and The Jude & Miriam Pfister Poetry Prize.
  • Poets Meredith Davies Hadaway, Erin Murphy and Anne Colwell will read from their work April 30 at the Bookplate.
  • A true team effort brings the Tony Award winning play to Decker Theatre April 16 through 19.
  • Author and poet Meg Kearney visits the Lit House April 8 as part of the series Writing for (and about) Young Adults.
  • Visionary environmental artist Natalie Jeremijenko kicks off a three-day program that explores the intersection of creativity and science through the talents of artists, musicians, filmmakers and more April 3 through 6.
  • Claudia Salazar Jiménez will address issues of gender and violence and read excerpts of her debut novel in Spanish when she comes to campus March 17.
  • The Lit House hosts Professors Deckman and Prud’homme to discuss the role of the Bible in America’s public schools.
  • “Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.” Neil Gaiman

April 25th, 2014

May 27th, 2014

June 24th, 2014