The Writers House

A Place to Gather at the Writers House

The Writers House is a place where poets, fiction writers, scholars, journalists, graphic novelists and filmmakers can connect with and inspire students, faculty, staff and the wider community.

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What We Do

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


We are located in the Academic Innovation Center. Walking/Driving Directions to The Writers House

Contact Us

Emma Duffy-Comparone
Director, Writers House
email | 978-837-5515

Diana Arterian
Assistant Director, Writers House


We’ve welcomed a number of award-winning writers and artists to The Writers House. Watch a selection of our guests read from their works.

Watch Writers House Videos

Get Involved

Students sitting outside of McQuade Library
Writers’ Circle: A Student-led, Open-genre Writing Workshop
Students walking together and laughing
No Shelf Control: A Student-led Book Club
Students sitting in grass studying together
Writing for Wellness Group: Writing-based Self-care
Honors Program at Merrimack College
Jail Education Project Teaching Assistantship in Creative Writing
Arial view of the Merrimack campus.

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