Memoirist Jane Congdon in conversation with RCAH community

By Kelsey Block “It’s a shared experience,” Memoirist Jane Congdon mentioned during her visit to the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities last week. “I’ve been a visiting writer before, but I’ve never been an artist in conversation.” The RCAH welcomed Congdon back in November 2011 to discuss her first memoir entitled, It StartedContinue reading “Memoirist Jane Congdon in conversation with RCAH community”


That’s what you’ll be if you don’t come to Jane Congdon’s conversation tomorrow at 4 pm in Snyder C304. Congdon will be visiting the RCAH tomorrow, popping into classes and discussing her newest book “Mr. Joe: Tales from a Haunted Life,” which was published last year. The memoir details the life Joseph Barnett, Congdon’s brotherContinue reading “Haunted.”

George Ellenbogen at the Center for Poetry

The RCAH Center for Poetry is thrilled to welcome our first visiting writer of the Fall Writers Series, George Ellenbogen. He will be reading from his latest memoir, “A Stone In My Shoe: In Search of Neighbourhood” as well as that of his late partner, Evelyn Shakir: “Teaching Arabs, Writing Self.” If you’re around MSU’sContinue reading “George Ellenbogen at the Center for Poetry”