NEWARK, NJ -- American novelist Toni Morrison, winner of both the Nobel and Pulitzer prizes, will discuss and read from her works on April 26 as part of the Writers at Newark Reading Series at Rutgers in Newark, which brings nationally prominent writers of fiction, poetry and nonfiction to campus throughout the academic year.
The April 26 program featuring Toni Morrison will end the spring series. Morrison’s talk and readings will be in the Paul Robeson Campus Center, in the Multipurpose Room (Room 231), at 350 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. All of the spring 2011 programs also begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at 7 p.m.
The Spring 2011 Writers at Newark Reading Series begins Jan. 25 with writers Jill McCorkle and Randall Kenan, in the Robeson Art Gallery. On Feb. 8poets Matthew Rohrer and Elizabeth Strout will be at the Robeson Center Multipurpose Room (Room 231), and poets Erica Dawson and Mark Strand will readMarch 8 in the Robeson Art Gallery.
On April 12 poets Rachel Hadas, Paul Muldoon and Peter Constantine will present “Poetry in Translation” in the Robeson Campus Center Multipurpose Room (Room 231).
The free public Writers at Newark Reading Series is sponsored by the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at Rutgers-Newark. The Writers at Newark Reading Series also offers a Writers at Newark Reader's Group for adults and mentored teens, as well as the Writers at Newark High School Program, which works with local high school English teachers who accompany their students to the readings.