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The Rose O’Neill

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 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

April 28th, 2018

June 19th, 2018

  • Summer at the Lit House 4:30pm: 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.