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Upcoming Readings

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Fall 2016

  • Early September: Fiction Writers David Hollander. Jonathan Callahan
  • Mid October: Pultizer Prize Winning Poet Peter Balakian co-sponsored with Gross center.
  • November 2: Acclaimed Novelist Jim Shepard
  • December: student reading showcasing some of our best creative writing students.

Spring 2017

  • Feb 2 Pulitzer Prize winning poet Gregory Pardlo
    co-sponsored by the Schomburg Fund
  • Feb 23 Acclaimed Poet Li-Young Lee
  • co-sponsored by the Schomburg Fund
  • Early April Fiction Writer Amber Sparks
  • May: student reading showcasing some of our best creative writing students.

In addition, we will be offering a few craft classes and student readings throughout the year.

Past Readings @ Ramapo

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  • November 10, 2015 Poet and Memoirist Mark Doty
  • October 5, 2015 Poet Cate Marvin and Fiction Writer David Means
  • April 22, 2014 Poet Nick Samaras
  • April 3, 2014 Claire Vaye Watkins
  • Feb 27, 2014 Anthony Grooms
  • Nov 4, 2013 Poet Yusef Komunyakaa
  • Feb 18 2013 Poet Nick Norwood
  • Sept 24 2013 Poet Beth Ann Fennelly and Fiction Writer Tom Franklin
  • Nov 12. 2012 Joyce Carol Oates
  • Feb. 14 2012 Poet Terrance Hayes, Winner of the National Book Award
  • Oct. 29 2009 Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky
  • Natasha Trethewey
  • Nick Flynn
  • Michael Harper
  • Major Jackson
  • Camille Dungy
  • C. Dell Young
  • Patrick Phillips
  • Phil Klay
  • Tayari Jones
  • Kevin Clark
  • Charles Baxter
  • Rigaberto Gonzalez
  • Paisley Rekdal
  • Victoria Redel
  • Joel Brouwer
  • Wendy Rawlings
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Alex Lemon
  • Beth Bachman
  • Jess Row
  • Jeffrey McDaniel
  • Anne Panning
  • B.J. Ward
  • Dana Levin