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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

December 8th, 2016

January 31st, 2017

  • 4:30pm: So You Want to Submit a Sophie Kerr Portfolio? An Informational Session
    Led by Professor James Allen Hall, this brief informational session is designed for graduating seniors who are preparing to submit Sophie Kerr Prize portfolios in spring 2017. The session will cover the guidelines for submitting a portfolio and offer helpful advice about constructing a portfolio that highlights each writer’s strengths.

February 8th, 2017

  • 9:00am: AWP Conference & Bookfair
    Visit the Rose O’Neill Literary House in the Bookfair at the 2017 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Washington, DC. Our students are excited to be there! At the Bookfair, we will be debuting our 2017 AWP Commemorative Broadside (a collaborative project with the literary organization Split this Rock) and the third issue of Cherry Tree: A National Literary Journal @ Washington College. Visit awpwriter.org to register.
    until 11:59pm on February 11, 2017

February 9th, 2017

  • All Day: AWP Conference & Bookfair
    Visit the Rose O’Neill Literary House in the Bookfair at the 2017 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Washington, DC. Our students are excited to be there! At the Bookfair, we will be debuting our 2017 AWP Commemorative Broadside (a collaborative project with the literary organization Split this Rock) and the third issue of Cherry Tree: A National Literary Journal @ Washington College. Visit awpwriter.org to register.
    until 11:59pm on February 11, 2017

February 10th, 2017

  • All Day: AWP Conference & Bookfair
    Visit the Rose O’Neill Literary House in the Bookfair at the 2017 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Washington, DC. Our students are excited to be there! At the Bookfair, we will be debuting our 2017 AWP Commemorative Broadside (a collaborative project with the literary organization Split this Rock) and the third issue of Cherry Tree: A National Literary Journal @ Washington College. Visit awpwriter.org to register.
    until 11:59pm on February 11, 2017