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 2017-2018, the Literary House will host readings by guests Lia Purpura, Terrance Hayes, Natalie Diaz, Amy Hempel, and Amber Dermont.
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.
January 30th, 2018
Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: So You Want to Submit a Sophie Kerr Prize Portfolio?—An Informational Session
Thinking about submitting? Then this info session is a must!
February 1st, 2018
Literary House Series: A Reading by Natalie Diaz
Come join us for a reading with Natalie Diaz!
February 6th, 2018
Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: Sometimes We Tell the Truth—A Reading by Kim Zarins
Join us for a night of fun with Dr. Zarins and her retelling of the Canterbury Tales.
February 14th, 2018
Literary House Series: The Poetics of Eros—A Tea & Talk with Professor Elena Deanda
Come join us for a discussion with Professor Elena Deanda.
March 7th, 2018
The Literary House at AWP Conference & Bookfair
Literary conference!until 5:00pm on March 10, 2018