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“Jayne Anne Phillips, director of the Creative Writing Program, Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Newark, was honored for her stellar literary achievements that illuminate the stories of individuals struggling against the difficulties of life, as well as her intelligence … Continue reading
It seems I had to come this far to see a puppy rooting in a pile of garbage, scarlet blossoms on a poinsettia tree. Click here to read more!
Open invitation to RN-MFA’s 2012 High School Writing Contest! Thursday, May 3, 5:30 pm at the Paul Robeson Gallery.
Our last Writers at Newark reading of the semester features fiction writers Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Uzodima Iweala. The reading starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Essex Room (Room 231) of the Paul Roberson Gallery. Readings are open to public. … Continue reading
“There are two stories to explain my name. The more light-hearted option is that I was named after my father’s best man, an ‘Uncle’ Nick, who was fully Sicilian, and supposedly fully ‘connected.’ The less enjoyable story, though, is likely … Continue reading