The poetry in Charles Bernstein’s just-published collection, “Near/Miss,” defies convention in language and form. This is his 15th book of poetry.
Best-selling author and journalist Jennifer Egan, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, will teach a literature course at Penn in the spring as an artist-in-residence.
Students in Lorene Cary’s creative writing course focus on voting, midterm elections, and exploring the big questions of their generation.
"Whisk" is a new cookbook aimed not just for students, but for foodies of all levels of culinary skill.
Two decades after his murder, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, the Kelly Writers House, and the Penn LGBT Center will host a memorial reading to celebrate Shepard’s life.
Rising senior Nicholas Seymour is a summer intern at Philadelphia’s 1812 Productions, helping with all aspects of running a theater. The communications major has experience working on technical crews at Kelly Writers House and in student theater productions.
Artists, poets, centers and professors were awarded fellowships and grants to fund future projects, installations, and various works of art that will enrich cultural programs and public art.
For their class at Kelly Writers House, Penn students read 82 columns and a personal memoir written by Charles Blow, an opinion writer at The New York Times.
Courses concerning the Holocaust are offered across Penn. They are taught by survivors and the children of survivors, individuals with a personal connection, and researchers with an academic interest.
The weekly conversation series at Perry World House allows time to examine global affairs amidst an overwhelming media landscape.