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The Rutgers–Camden MFA in creative writing program attracts some of the nation’s top visiting writers. Join us for a free series of readings by prizewinning authors of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. A reception and signing follows each reading. RSVP for the reading.
Paul Lisicky is the author of Later, The Narrow Door, Unbuilt Projects, The Burning House, Famous Builder, and Lawnboy. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, BuzzFeed, Conjunctions, Fence, The New York Times, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEA, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, where he has served on the Writing Committee since 2000. He teaches in the Rutgers– MFA in creative writing program, and is the editor of StoryQuarterly.
Emma Copley Eisenberg's fiction, essays, and reportage have appeared in McSweeney's, The Paris Review, Granta, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Tin House, Guernica, AGNI, The Los Angeles Review of Books, American Short Fiction, Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, The New Republic, and others. She is the recipient of fellowships or awards from the Tin House Summer Workshop, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Wurlitzer Foundation, the Millay Colony for the Arts, and Lambda Literary. Her first book of nonfiction, The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia was published by Hachette Books in January 2020. She is a fiction editor for AGNI and lives in Philadelphia, where she directs Blue Stoop, a hub for the literary arts.