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The Rose O’Neill


Literary House

Literary House Events

Each year, The Rose O’Neill Literary House offers two themed semesters of programming. Recent themes include “The Verbal & the Visual” and “Queer Voices.” In 2016-2017, the Literary House will focus on the subjects of “Living Writers” and “The Personal & the Political.”

The Literary House also partners with the English Department and the Sophie Kerr Committee to host the Sophie Kerr Lecture Series, which includes visits by poets, fiction and nonfiction writers, scholars, and imaginative thinkers from across disciplines.

UPCOMING EVENTS

May 4th, 2017

May 23rd, 2017

  • 4:30pm: Summer Literary Salon #1
    Our first Literary Salon of Summer 2017 will feature readings from poets Kyle Dargan and Piotr Florczyk, as well as music from Fredy Granillo! Join us for an afternoon of poetry & prose, local music, tasty food and drink, and good conversation about the literary life.

June 27th, 2017

  • 4:30pm: Summer Literary Salon #2
    Our second Literary Salon of Summer 2017 will feature readings from fiction-writer Jen Michalski and poet Laura Swearingen-Steadwell (our 2017 Cave Canem Summer Resident), as well as music from Harp & Soul! Join us for an afternoon of poetry & prose, local music, tasty food and drink, and good conversation about the literary life.

July 25th, 2017

  • 4:30pm: Summer Literary Salon #3
    Our third and final Literary Salon of Summer 2017 will feature readings from writers Richie Hofmann and Liz Hazen, as well as music from Sofia Ortiz! Join us for an afternoon of poetry & prose, local music, tasty food and drink, and good conversation about the literary life.