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.
July 26th, 2016
Summer Literary Salon #3
For this final literary salon of Summer 2016, we welcome poet Sarah Blake, fiction-writer Katey Schultz, and local musicians Beth McDonald & Joe Holt!
August 26th, 2016
Literary House Orientation Open House and Print Shop Demo
We welcome the class of 2020!
September 7th, 2016
Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: First-Year Book Event with Idra Novey
Idra Novey visits Washington College to engage with students on her book, Ways to Dissapear, which is the 2016 First-Year Book.
September 18th, 2016
Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: The Two Gentlemen of Verona--American Shakespeare Center
The American Shakespeare Center visits Washington College to perform Shakespeare’s classic play The Two Gentlemen of Verona!
September 29th, 2016
Living Writers: A Reading by Jericho Brown
For the first part of our Living Writers series, we welcome poet Jericho Brown!