Writers Here and Now
Writers Here & Now brings writers of national and international prominence to the University of Maryland.
It provides an opportunity for the university community to hear and meet the best writers of contemporary poetry and fiction. The visits by writers include a public reading preceded by a reception at Queen Anne's Hall and classroom visits with MFA graduate students and undergraduate students in residence at the Jiménez-Porter Writers' House.
Recent visiting writers include Leslie Nneka Arimah, Jennifer Chang, Jos Charles, Alexander Chee, Jennine Capó Crucet, Natalie Diaz, Danielle Evans, Ross Gay, Louise Glück, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Terrance Hayes, John Keene, Yiyun Li, Claudia Rankine, Evie Shockley, Ocean Vuong, and Javier Zamora.