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.
April 25th, 2018
Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: “In the Eyes of God—Surveillance and Being in Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist and Ulysses,” A Talk by Phil Sicker
This talk has been RESCHEDULED for Wednesday, April 25 at 5:30 pm in the Literary House!
April 28th, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm:
The Lit House Press at the Chesapeake Printers Fair
The Literary House Press will be exhibiting its letterpress broadsides and chapbooks at the inaugural Chesapeake Printers Fair in Havre de Grace, Maryland!
June 19th, 2018
2018 Summer Literary Salon
This summer, instead three smaller events, we will be throwing one big party! Our 2018 Summer Literary Salon will feature readings from writers H.G. Carillo, David Stuart MacLean, Lynn Melnick, and Lauren Russell, as well as music from The Pam Ortiz Band! Join us for an afternoon of poetry & prose, local music, tasty food and drink, and good conversation about the literary life.