Feminist Voices in Literature

Advancing and supporting the creative writing of women by providing opportunities for publication, presentation, and promotion of their literary works.

Future Programs and Sponsorships:

  • Development of online journal resource.
  • Concentrated examinations of the literary arts in the virtual world.
  • Create collaborations between writers and visual artists.
  • Establish university-wide projects and partner with Rutgers Writers Programs.
  • Establish partnerships with non-university literary publications such as ROAR and SotoSpeak.

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Eileen Myles &
Kristin Valdez Quade
Writers at Newark
Reading Series

September 20, 2016

Chinelo Okparanta &
Robin Coste Lewis
Writers at Newark
Reading Series
October 18, 2016
Rickey Laurentiis &
Ocean Vuong
Writers at Newark
Reading Series

November 15, 2016
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Ian Frazier &
Kathryn Schulz

Writers at Newark
Reading Series

February 21, 2017
Robyn Schiff &
Eula Biss

Writers at Newark
Reading Series

March 7, 2017
Brenda Shaughnessy &
Colm Toibin

Writers at Newark
Reading Series

April 18, 2017


A Talk and Readings by
Jay Bernard and
Bernardine Evaristo

November 2, 2015
Writing Through the Visual/Virtual
March 7-9, 2013
Beirut Nightmares
by Ghada Al Samman

Book Discussion
November 13, 2012
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Israel in Fiction
Lecture by Leora Skolkin-Smith
October 15, 2012
Women without Men
by Shahrnush Parsipur

Book Discussion
October 9, 2012
Middle East Women Writers: Themes, Works, and Live Readings
October 3, 2012
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A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution
Discussion with author Samar Yazbek
September 27, 2012
Once in a Promised Land
by Laila Halaby

Book Discussion
September 11, 2012
The Making of Monster Girls
Lecture by Erika Lopez

September 22, 2011