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The Writers House

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • Nov. 29: Coffeehouse
    We’ll be holding our next open mic in the Sanctuary, located in the North Residential Village. Come sing a song, read a poem or story, show a film clip, act out a scene from a play, or just come and support your friends. 
    7 pm.
  • Feb. 7: Tolle Lege Reception
    McQuade Library is very proud to present the 14th Annual Tolle Lege Reception. Please join us at the Writers House to honor members of our Merrimack community who have contributed to the Tolle Lege collection in the past academic year. 4 pm.
  • Feb. 14: Jean Valentine & Jane Mead
    Jean Valentine reads from her latest collection, Shirt in Heaven, with Jane Mead, whose new book is World of Made and Unmade.4 pm.
  • March 23: Jill McCorkle
    Jill McCorkle, the acclaimed author of Life After Life, Going Away Shoes, and eight other novels and story collections, will be our spring Writer-in-Residence. 4 pmThis programming made possible through generous support from the Andrea ’79 and Ken Robertson Writers House Innovation Fund.
  • April 4: Tyehimba Jess
    Tyehimba Jess’s first book of poetry, leadbelly, was a National Poetry Series Award winner. He will read from his new collection, Olio. 4 pm.
  • April 19: Robert Orsi
    Robert Orsi researches, writes, and teaches about religion in the United States, in the past and in contemporary contexts. He will discuss his most recent book, History and Presence.