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The Writers House

The Writers House is dedicated to creative writing, reading, and thinking.

We’re a place where poets, fiction writers, scholars, journalists, graphic novelists and filmmakers can connect with and inspire students, faculty, staff, and the wider community.

Think open mics, poetry slams, staged readings, Pulitzer-Prize-winning authors, emerging writers, a student-run literary journal, internships, pizza, space to hang out and write and read and wrestle with ideas.

The Robertson Writers House Innovation Fund


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Upcoming Events

  • March 31: Alice Fulton
    Award-winning author Alice Fulton will join us to read and discuss her work. 4 pm.
  • April 14: Gail Caldwell
    Pulitzer Prize winner Gail Caldwell will be our spring Writer in Residence, made possible through generous support from the Andrea ’79 and Ken Robertson Writers House Innovation Fund. 4 pm.
  • April 21: Richard Wolff
    Richard Wolff’s latest book is Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism. He will give a talk entitled “Taboo Broken: New Critical Writing About Capitalism.” 5:00 pm.