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The Writers House

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • Image preview March 23: Bob Hicok
    Bob Hicok, author of eight poetry collections, reads from his newest book, Elegy Owed, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. 4:30 pm.
  • Image preview March 26: Piper Kerman
    Piper Kerman, author of the memoir-turned-TV series Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, joins us for an informal Q&A. 3:30 pm.

  • Image preview April 1: PoemJazz with Robert Pinsky
    U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky teams up with musicians Laurence Hobgood and Stan Strickland for an evening of poetry and jazz. 7 pm.

  • Image preview April 2: Robert Finch
    Robert Finch is a nature writer who has lived on and written about Cape Cod for forty years. He is the author of six collections of essays, most recently A Cape Cod Notebook and A Place Apart: A Cape Cod Reader. 4 pm.
  • Image preview April 3: Writers House Book Club

    The Writers House will be holding two book club meetings on Thursday, April 3. The first group will meet at 12 pm to discuss The Tenth of December by George Saunders. You are welcome to bring a lunch with you. The second group will meet that evening at 6 pm to talk about Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita. These will be informal gatherings, and you can attend both if you like. In the future, groups will set their own times and choose their own titles.

  • Image preview April 10: Andrea Cohen
    Andrea Cohen, the director of the Writers House, is the author of four poetry collections, including Kentucky Derby and Long Division. She’ll read new poems. 4 pm.
  • Image preview April 15: Gail Mazur
    Gail Mazur, the author of six poetry collections, including Figures in a Landscape, will read from her work. 4 pm.
  • Image preview April 22-24: Naomi Wallace
    Playwright Naomi Wallace will be the first Writer-in-Residence at the Writers House.