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. Jericho Brown and Rick Moody will read in the Multi-Purpose Room. RSVP for the reading.
Jericho Brown is a recipient of the Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and the National Endowment for the Arts. His poems have appeared in The New Republic, The New Yorker, and The Best American Poetry. His first book, Please (New Issues 2008), won the American Book Award, and his second book, The New Testament (Copper Canyon 2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. He is an associate professor of English and creative writing at Emory University.
Rick Moody is the author of numerous novels, including the bestselling Garden State and The Ice Storm, as well as short fiction collections, including The Ring of Brightest Angels Around Heaven and Demonology. The Black Veil: A Memoir with Digressions was a winner of the NAMI/Ken Book Award and the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for excellence in the memoir. Moody is the recipient of the Addison Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Guggenheim fellowship.