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  • Upcoming events

    Harvardwood 2018 Reunion Mixer

    Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 03:00 PM
    John Harvard's in Cambridge, MA

    Every year, Harvardwood hosts a mixer during Harvard's Commencement/Reunion Weekend. On Saturday, May 26th, members of Harvardwood's Boston/On-Campus Chapter and alumni returning to Cambridge for Reunions will gather at John Harvard's in the Square to meet and mingle from 3-5pm. Over 50 alumni have already RSVPed to attend!reunion1.jpg

    Cash bar. This event is free to attend, and guests/family members are welcome. Just RSVP below so that we have a headcount!


    Harvardwood Chicago Writers' Meet-up

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    All writers, genres and specialties are welcome at our monthly writers' meet-up in Chicago! Free to attend. Cash bar, optional menu, sparkling conversation. ​Bring your friends—forward this event link! RSVP below.

    Our seating will be on the right as you face the Cafe. The host or wait staff can point you to Harvardwood's table.


    Harvardwood's Chicago Chapter is creating a space for writers from varied backgrounds to get together and connect in person. Writers in all genres and career stages, from beginner to working professional, are welcome. Playwrights, comedy writers, screenwriters, authors, novelists, poets, content producers... all writers, all genres, any specialty!


    Harvardwood Heads To... In Your Face (NY) Featuring Baratunde Thurston

    Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 07:30 PM · $25.00 USD
    Merkin Concert Hall

    With Hosts Emily Nussbaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning TV Critic of The New Yorker &  Baratunde Thurston (above), The Daily Show and Author of the New York Times Best-Seller "How to Be Black"


    Steve Rattner —  in-house economist on “Morning Joe”
    Julian Velard  —  singer-songwriter, “New York—I Love It When You’re Mean”
    Peter Ackerman — Producer of the FX series "The Americans" with the fourth Chapter of our serialized novella “Author to Come”
    Annabelle Gurwitch — Author of “Wherever You Go, There They Are”

    In Your Face – New York captures the spirit, the energy, the music, noise and creativity of this capital of the world. The show comes to Merkin Concert Hall after sell-out performances at St. Ann’s Warehouse and Symphony Space. It’s a live performance extravaganza and also a video/audio podcast that features the best of New York’s actors, writers, musicians and more. Previous episodes have featured Isaac Mizrahi, Mo Rocca, novelist Nicole Krauss, Tony-winner Sarah Jones, Bob Balaban, New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast and WNYC’s Brian Lehrer. Music is led by jazz legend Jay Leonhart and the 1-Train Band.

  • Congrats to the recent winners of the Writers Competition & Most Staffable TV Writers List!

    We're so pleased to share the winners of the Harvardwood Writers Competition and the Most Staffable TV Writers list (see Tuesday's Deadline article)!

    We received numerous excellent scripts this year, and the winning writers were selected by a panel of television executives, writers, producers, agents, and managers. Each writer will receive a one-on-one mentorship, and Competition winners will also receive a cash prize.

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    2018 Awardee of the Harvardwood Prize

    A few months ago, our Board of Directors announced the creation of the Harvardwood Prize, founded to recognize and celebrate the artistic accomplishments and potential of high school students who exemplify our mission. We are now delighted to announce that we have selected a winner for the inaugural Harvardwood Prize. Please join us in congratulating Brammhi Balarajan, a high school junior from Las Vegas, NV!

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  • Issue 160 | May 2018


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    Issue 159 | April 2018


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