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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 “Chicano & Latino Voices” and “Writing for (and about) Young Adults.” In 2014-2015, the Literary House will focus on the subjects of “Poets Writing the Lyrical Essay” and “What’s Found in Translation.”

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

June 2nd, 2015

  • Image preview 4:30pm: The First Summer Poetry Salon of 2015
    Join us for an afternoon of poetry, local music, tasty food and drink, and good conversation about the literary life! This first salon of summer 2015 will feature readings by poets Hugh Martin and TJ Jarrett, as well as music from James Dukenfield.

June 23rd, 2015

  • Image preview 4:30pm: The Second Summer Poetry Salon of 2015
    Join us for an afternoon of poetry, local music, tasty food and drink, and good conversation about the literary life! This second salon of summer 2015 will feature readings by poets Kamilah Aisha Moon (our 2015 Cave Canem Fellow) and Vandana Khanna, as well as music from The Chestertown Ukulele Club.

July 28th, 2015

  • Image preview 4:30pm: The Third Summer Poetry Salon of 2015
    Join us for an afternoon of poetry, local music, tasty food and drink, and good conversation about the literary life! This third and final salon of summer 2015 will feature readings by poets Joelle Biele and Aaron Smith, as well as music from Nevin Dawson.