The Writers House has offered a wide variety of events over the years. Check out some of our past events below.
April 26, 2018
April 24, 2018
April 17, 2018
April 10, 2018
April 3, 2018
March 15, 2018
The group Anna & Elizabeth has performed at the Cambridge Folk Festival, Brighton Festival, Newport Folk Festival, Atlanta Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Folk Fest, as well as intimate theaters across the U.S., U.K., and Europe. The duo has received fellowships to develop their work at the MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and elsewhere. They have released two acclaimed full-length albums: Sun to Sun (2012) and Anna & Elizabeth (2015). 4 pm.
December 4, 2017
November 14, 2017
Award-winning writer and conservationist Carl Safina will discuss his latest book, Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel. Safina is the first Endowed Professor for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University, where he co-chairs the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and runs the not-for-profit Safina Center. 4 pm.
November 2, 2017
October 24, 2017
Our fall Writer-in-Residence, Meghan Daum, is the author of four books, including, most recently, The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion. A columnist at The Los Angeles Times for more than a decade, Daum now writes the EGOS column, about new memoirs, for The New York Times Book Review, and has taught recently in the graduate writing programs at Columbia University and the University of Iowa. 4 pm.
The Writer-in-Residence program is made possible through support from the Andrea ’79 and Ken Robertson Writers House Innovation Fund.
October 12, 2017
Susan Eaton will read and discuss her book The Children in Room E4, a compelling look at urban schools and the resegregation of American education. Eaton is Director of the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy at the Heller School at Brandeis. Sponsored by The Writers House, the Department of Sociology, and the Department of Economics. 12 pm.
September 28, 2017
September 21, 2017
May 2, 2017
May 2: Living Out Loud is a radio program on WMCK that features true stories told by Merrimack students. Join us at the Writers House to listen to the premiere show LIVE. Light refreshments. 6-7 pm.
In collaboration with Women’s and Gender Studies, WMCK, and the Writers House.
April 26, 2017
April 19, 2017
April 10, 2017
Join us at the Sanctuary Coffeehouse for Live Out Loud: Storytelling for Social Change. Share a story, listen to your friends’ stories. Let’s make the political personal. Refreshments will be served. 7 pm.
This event in collaboration with Women & Gender Studies and WMCK.
- Sanctuary Coffeehouse
April 4, 2017
March 29, 2017
March 28, 2017
Rohina Malik is a critically acclaimed Chicago playwright and performance artist. She will perform her one-woman play, Unveiled, which, explores racism, hate crimes, love, language, and the Islamic faith. Please note that this event will take place in Cascia Hall at 5:30 pm.