Visiting Writers Series

Writers House Events

There is always something happening at the Writers House, including our Visiting Writers Series. The Visiting Writers Series brings emerging and established writers, poets, makers and scholars to speak at Merrimack College.

Deesha Philyaw

Recent Visiting Writers

Ada Limón, the 24th U.S. Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, delivers her opening reading at the Library of Congress, September 29, 2022. Photo by Shawn Miller/Library of Congress.

Ada Limón

Poet Laureate

Poet Laureate of the United States Joy Harjo, June 6, 2019. Harjo is the first Native American to serve as poet laureate and is a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation. Photo by Shawn Miller/Library of Congress...Note: Privacy and publicity rights for individuals depicted may apply.

Joy Harjo

Poet Laureate

A Merrimack College student discusses her research to an attendee at Merrimack's Research Creative and Achievement Conference.

William Finnegan

Pulitzer Prize-winner

Hisham Matar, Pulitzer Prize Winner

hisham matar

Pulitzer Prize-winner

Students sitting in grass studying together

ha jin

National Book Award-winner

Martin Espada

Martín Espada

National Book Award-winner

Randall Horton

Randall Horton

American Book Award-winner

Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff

National Book-Award Finalist

Meghan O'Rourke

Meghan O'Rourke

National Book-Award Finalist