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 2018-2019, the Literary House will host readings by guests Erika L. Sánchez, Lucy Corin, Edward P. Jones, Lidia Yuknavitch, and Rion Amilcar Scott.
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.
October 3rd, 2018
That’s the Humor of It: Good Tickle Brain and the Silly Side of Shakespeare, A Talk by Mya Gosling
Come and enjoy the talk by Mya Gosling, titled “That’s the Humor of It: Good Tickle Brain and the Silly Side of Shakespeare.”
October 26th, 2018
Fall Movie Night: Interview with the Vampire
Literary films, popcorn, and snacks—what could be better? Come enjoy films picked by students and Lit House staff. Be sure to stay afterward for a rousing discussion of the evening’s movie.
November 2nd, 2018
Truth in an Age of Alternative Facts: An Alumni Journalism Panel
Come listen to Washington College Alumni talk about truth in modern day journalism, politics, and public relations.
November 12th, 2018
A Reading by Erika L. Sánchez
Come enjoy a reading by this amazing poet, novelist, and essayist.
November 28th, 2018
2018 First-Year Reading!
Come hear Washington College first-year writers read from their original work.