We are one of the cultural hubs of the campus. We offer literary programming across disciplines, spaces to study and to hold class, professional mentorship and guidance for students, and training in new and antique printing technologies. Our job is to help students grow as artists and to envision the lives they can have as writers, editors, and publishers, and once they graduate from Washington College.
July 28th, 2015
The Third Summer Poetry Salon of 2015
Join us for an afternoon of poetry, local music, tasty food and drink, and good conversation about the literary life! This third and final salon of summer 2015 will feature readings by poets Joelle Biele and Aaron Smith, as well as music from Nevin Dawson.
August 28th, 2015
Literary House Orientation Open House and Print Shop Demo
The Literary House welcomes the class of 2019!
September 29th, 2015
The Verbal & the Visual: An Evening of Typography with Cyrus Highsmith
This is the first event in our series on “The Verbal & the Visual.”
October 6th, 2015
Worth Our Breath: A Literary House Press Book Launch with James Magruder
Join us for a fiction reading and book signing as the Literary House Press releases a special, limited-edition letterpress chapbook, Worth Our Breath, by James Magruder, including original illustrations by local artist Stuart Cawley.
October 20th, 2015
The Verbal & the Visual: An Evening of Book Design with Jeff Clark
This event is the second in our series on “The Verbal & the Visual.”