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Words Imitate Life

Words Imitate Life

February 16, 2016

Randa Jarrar is funny. Randa Jarrar is fearless. Randa Jarrar is a little bit filthy and she is the fourt...

Half A Life, But a Whole Heart

Half A Life, But a Whole Heart

November 3, 2015

“Half a life ago, I killed a girl,” began internationally-bestselling writer, Darin Strauss, as he...

Visiting Writers Series: “Jesus Land” Author Visits

Visiting Writers Series: “Jesus Land” Author Visits

October 21, 2014

“I tried to become a woman that night in a way that was reckless beyond my comprehension,” reminisced writer Julia Scheeres in her recent essay, “T...

Brad Watson Kicks-Off the Visiting Writer’s Series

Brad Watson Kicks-Off the Visiting Writer’s Series

September 23, 2014

Since 2012, NEIU has been the host to The Visiting Writers Series which brings published authors and members of the campus community together to discuss c...

The Song of Songs Sung at NEIU

The Song of Songs Sung at NEIU

March 26, 2013

  Visiting performance artist Rachel Berkman graced Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) wi...