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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

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 12th, 2017

  • All Day: 2017 Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference
    For the second annual Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference, we welcome back Leslie Harrison, Julie Iromuanya, and Julie Marie Wade as our creative writing workshop faculty!
    until July 15
  • 7:00pm: CTYWC Faculty Readings: Harrison & Iromuanya
    During the second annual Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference, there will be two faculty readings that will be free and open to the public. The first of these features Leslie Harrison & Julie Iromuanya.

July 13th, 2017

  • All Day: 2017 Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference
    For the second annual Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference, we welcome back Leslie Harrison, Julie Iromuanya, and Julie Marie Wade as our creative writing workshop faculty!
    until July 15
  • 7:00pm: CTYWC Faculty Readings: Hall & Wade
    During the second annual Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference, there will be two faculty readings that will be free and open to the public. The second of these features James Allen Hall & Julie Marie Wade.