The Visiting Writers Series

The Visiting Writers Series, along with our New American Writing Festival, brings writers to campus to read from their work and meet with writing classes in workshops. We have brought writers who have won the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and many other awards, as well as new writers just beginning to make their voices heard.  Among the writers who have visited Hartwick College are:

  • Robert Pinsky
  • Frank Bidart
  • Marilynne Robinson
  • Derek Walcott
  • Joseph Brodsky
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • Sven Birkerts
  • Aimee Nezhukumatathil'Kirby Olson
  • Jon Billman
  • Chris Bachelder
  • Jo Mish
  • Eva Davidson
  • Daniel Giovinazzo
  • Peter Res
  • Nikoletta Nousiopoulos
  • Jaime Ormiston
  • Kirby Olson
  • Jamaica Kincaid
  • Donald Justice
  • Carter Revard
  • N. Scott Momaday
  • Eric Gansworth
  • Carter Revard
  • Jonathan Williams
  • Denise Levertov
  • Carol Frost
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • Allison Hedge Coke
  • Robert Pinsky
  • Julia Suarez Hayes
  • Daniel Pelletier
  • Christopher Lott
  • Daniel Payne
  • Bertha Rogers
  • Alice Lichtenstein
  • Rhoda Lerman
  • Earl Lovelace
  • Pinckney Benedict, and many others

For information, please contact Dr. Robert Bensen, chair of the series, at Bensenr@hartwick.edu.