Writers House Events
There is always something happening at the Writers House.
The Writers House has offered a wide variety of events over the years. Check out some of our past events below.
April 28, 2021
Danez Smith is a Black, Queer, Poz writer & performer from St. Paul, MN. Danez is the author of Homie (Graywolf Press, 2020) and Don’t Call Us Dead (Graywolf Press, 2017), winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection and a National Book Award Finalist.
April 15, 2021
April 8, 2021
Bakari Sellers is a Political Commentator at CNN and a lawyer with the Strom Law Firm, LLC in Columbia, SC. He has been featured in TIME Magazine’s 40 Under 40 in 2010 as well as 2014 and 2015 “The Root 100” list of the nation’s most influential African-Americans and is the author of the book, My Vanishing Country.
March 31, 2021
Emmy-Award winning filmmaker Marquis Daisy is a producer and director for ESPN Films. He has produced the films Bernie and Ernie, The ’85 Bears, The Dominican Dream and VICK, as well as directed Rand University, Baltimore Boys, and Black Hoosiers. His most recent work is “The March on Washington: Keepers of the Dream.”’
March 11, 2021
Weike Wang is the author of CHEMISTRY, winner of the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Glimmer Train, Ploughshares, and Kenyon Review, among other publications. She is the recipient of a Whiting Award and a National Book Foundation 5 under 35 Award.