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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 2019-2020, the Literary House will host readings and talks by guests Rebecca Makkai, R. Eric Thomas, Monica Ferrell, Kate Bernheimer, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Jonathan Segal and Paul Hendrickson, and Kathryn Nuernberger, and the theme for the spring semester of programming is “Writers as Editors.”

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 2nd, 2019

  • Poster for Toni Morrison tribute event 8:00pm: A Tribute for Toni Morrison
    Bring your favorite short excerpt from Professor Morrison’s work to share as we celebrate the life and writing of one of America’s most acclaimed voices! All are welcome; light refreshments provided.

November 5th, 2019

November 6th, 2019