Creative Writing

Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series

The Lewis Center’s Program in Creative Writing annually presents the Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series, which provides an opportunity for students, as well as all in the greater Princeton region, to hear and meet outstanding contemporary writers. All readings are at 7:30 p.m. in the James Stewart Film Theater at 185 Nassau Street and are free and open to the public.

The 2022-23 series includes readings by:

  • October 4 — Poet Sylvie Baumgartel & novelist Amy Tan (The Joy Luck Club)
  • November 15 — Poet francine j. harris & novelist Julie Otsuka (When the Emperor Was Devine)
  • December 13 — Fall Student Reading
  • February 21 — Poet/activist Rodrigo Toscano & novelist Tommy Orange (There There)
  • March 28 — Poet A. Van Jordan & novelist Emma Cline (The Girls)



For details about readings and the Program in Creative Writing, contact Program Associate Erin West,