Literary Arts

2019 Mar 05

Workshops with graphic memoirist Amy Kurzweil and short story writer Samantha Hunt

3:30pm to 6:30pm


Farkas Hall, Room 203, 10-12 Holyoke Street

Amy Kurzweil and Samantha HuntEvent: Public workshop with Harvard Advocate writers Amy Kurzweil (graphic memoir and comics) and Samantha Hunt (short story and novel)
Time and date: 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5; Farkas Hall, Room 203
Attendance: Open to the...

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Writers gotta write

Min Jin Lee by Tony RinaldoIf you want to write something, "reality can't stop you," says Radcliffe Fellow and bestselling author Min Jin Lee. She is the guest artist at an Office for the Arts lunch for students on Nov. 28.

By Truelian Lee ’21... Read more about Writers gotta write

Acting out

ENOSAEnosa Ogbeide '20 didn't think she could learn acting from an acting class. Then RADA changed the way she sees both theater and Shakespeare. 

By Guest Blogger Enosa Ogbeide '20... Read more about Acting out

2018 Apr 27

Poetry Reading at HGSE



Elliot Lyman Room, Longfellow Hall

come say / goodbye / to this [academic] / year in an evening of poetry reading / send us your / poem(s) / at and come / share them / next friday 27 / april from 5 / to 7 PM at eliot lyman room / harvard graduate school of education / we are aiming to have a collective / writing experience as well/ light refreshments will be / served

Presented by: Florilegium Student Group

Admission: Free: No Tickets Required


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2018 Apr 16


Mon - Sat, Apr 16 to May 5, 6:00pm - 6:00pm


Havard University, Emerson Hall, room 307

Curated by playwright Ana Candida Carneiro. Come develop your writing skills in short, intensive, and focused meetings! In this series of drop-in meetings, with the duration of one-hour and a half, we will do focused writing exercises, share our writings and discuss one specific aspect of playwriting.

Presented by: Ana Candida Carneiro - Babel Theater Project... Read more about WRITERS' GYM

2018 Apr 26

2018 Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Writer COLSON WHITEHEAD '91

4:00pm to 5:30pm


Sanders Theatre

Colson Whitehead
Writer Colson Whitehead '91 Photo: Madeline Whitehead
Presented By Office for the Arts and the Harvard Board of Overseers

Author and Pulitzer Prize-winner Colson Whitehead ‘91 is the recipient of the 2018 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony 4 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge. The ceremony, which is presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Board of Overseers of Harvard College, is the official opening of ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student and faculty creativity in the arts. The medal ceremony includes a discussion with Whitehead moderated by actor John Lithgow ’67, Art.D ‘05.... Read more about 2018 Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Writer COLSON WHITEHEAD '91