Upcoming Events

See Past Writers House Events

October 29, 2020

  • Oct 29: Halloween Howler

    Stop by The Writers House anytime from 5-7 pm for pumpkin painting, ghost stories, cider, and more!

    • Location
    • The Writers House
    • Time
    • 5:00pm

November 3, 2020

November 5, 2020

  • Nov. 5: Alex Marzano-Lesnevich Reads

    Alex Marzano-Lesnevich will read from and discuss their next book, BOTH AND NEITHER, a gender-and-genre-bending work of memoir, history, cultural analysis, trans re-imaginings, and international road trip about life beyond the binary.

    Made possible by the generous support from the Andrea ’79 and Ken Robertson Writers House Innovation Fund.

    • Location
    • Zoom Event
    • Time
    • 4:00pm

November 18, 2020

  • Nov 18: Workshop with Diana Khoi Nguyen

    Join National Book Award finalist Diana Khoi Nguyen for a poetry writing workshop.  Merrimack students, faculty, and staff welcome.  

    For more information and to register, contact Emma Duffy-Comparone at duffycompare@merrimack.edu

    • Location
    • Zoom Event
    • Time
    • 2:00pm
  • Nov 18: Diana Khoi Nguyen Reads

    Diana Khoi Nguyen is the author of the poetry collection, GHOST OF (Omnidawn Publishing, 2018) selected by Terrance Hayes for the Omnidawn Open Contest. A finalist for the National Book Award and L.A. Times Book Prize, it received the 2019 Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the Colorado Book Award. She teaches creative writing at Randolph College Low-Residency MFA and is an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh.

    • Location
    • Zoom Event
    • Time
    • 4:00pm

November 19, 2020

  • Nov 19: Open Mic

    Join us at The Writers House at 6pm to read a poem, tell a story, sing a song, play your guitar, show a film clip, act out a scene from a play, or just cheer on your friends. With masks, of course.

    Option to perform or join the audience virtually!

    • Location
    • The Writers House
    • Time
    • 6:00pm