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Randa Jarrar discusses the process of writing her book.

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...

Darin Strauss reads from his book.

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...

The next reading will
be with poet Andrea Rexilius at 3 P.M. on Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Recital Hall. A Q-and-A will be held at 7:05 P.M. on Thursday, Nov. 13, in room D003 close to the cafeteria.


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 regaling students with tales of intrigue.

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...

Rachel Berkman

The Song of Songs Sung at NEIU

March 26, 2013

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

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