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Upcoming Events

Poetry-in-the-Round Hosts Paul Harding
February 8

Poetry-in-the-Round will host Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding, author of Tinkers, which won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

This season, all events are virtual. Please register for access to them. All events are free and open to the public.

About Poetry-in-the-Round

Poetry-in-the-Round has brought some of the best contemporary writers from around the world to Seton Hall University for the past three decades. Some of those visitors have included Jennifer Egan, Susan Choi, Dinaw Mengestu, Ben Lerner, Christine Schutt, Heidi Julavits, Ben Marcus, Jenny Offill, Gary Shteyngart, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Karen Russell, Alexandra Kleeman, Helen Phillips, Major Jackson, Deborah Eisenberg, Susan Orlean, Jonathan Franzen, Joyce Carol Oates, Salman Rushdie, Russell Banks, C.K. Williams, Nadine Gordimer, Jamaica Kincaid, John Ashbery, Adrienne Rich, and many others. The series has worked to bring established and up-and-coming new writers to the attention of Seton Hall students and the community.

Support the Series

Spectacular performances by first-class artists is made affordable for everyone through the continued support of Seton Hall University. Poetry-in-the-Round is part of the Seton Hall Arts Council. You can support Poetry-in-the-Round with your tax-deductible gift.

For information, please e-mail or mail your tax-deductible contribution to:

Seton Hall University
College of Arts & Sciences, Fahy Hall
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, New Jersey 07079


Cara Blue Adams, M.F.A.
Fahy Hall, Room 374
Phone: (973) 761-9388