Upcoming Events

What We Do

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. Check out our upcoming events and past events


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

Student-Run Magazine

The Merrimack Review is our student-run literary and art magazine published twice a year. Submissions come from undergrad/graduate students, regardless of academic institution/program of study.

Read the Merrimack Review

Merrimack Review
Tyehimba Jess holding book.

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.

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