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Poetry-in-the-Round invites the world's most compelling and celebrated writers to Seton Hall University each year to read and discuss their works with students and community members. Among the many poets, novelists and critics who have come to Seton Hall are Azar Nafisi, Billy Collins, Thomas Lynch, Amy Tan, George Plimpton, Harold Bloom, Adrienne Rich, Jonathan Frazen, Frank McCourt, John Updike, Arthur Miller, Ted Hughes, Jorie Graham, Nadine Gordimer, Derek Walcott and John Ashbery. 

For more information about the series, call Cara Blue Adams, Director at (973) 761-9388 or e-mail

PiTR Fall 2017 Schedule

Kaitlyn Greenidge, NY Times Top 10 Books of 2016 Author
Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Lounge, University Center

Helen Phillips, 2017 John Gardner Fiction Book Award Winner
Thursday, November 30 at 7:00 p.m.
Chancellor’s Suite, University Center

Support the PiTR Series

Spectacular performances by first class artists is made affordable for everyone through the continued support of Seton Hall University.  You can support Poetry-in-the-Round with your tax-deductible gift.  For information please call (973) 378-2677 or mail your tax deductible contribution to:

Seton Hall Arts Council
College of Communication and the Arts 
Arts and Sciences Hall 
Suite 202
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, New Jersey 07079

Poetry-in-the-Round is part of the Seton Hall Arts Council. For more information about upcoming events, call (973) 313-6338.


Cara Blue Adams, Ph. D 
Fahy Hall 
Phone: (973) 761-9388 

Ticket Information

  • Buying tickets for events at SOPAC
  • Reserve tickets for on-campus events by calling (973) 761-9098
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