The New Jersey Literary Artist Fellowship Showcase

Professional performances of works from New Jersey’s Literary Fellows in Poetry, Prose and Playwriting

The NJ Literary Artist Fellowship Showcase (NJLAFS) features public performances of works from recipients of the NJ State Council on the Arts (NJSCA) Fellowships in poetry, prose, and playwriting. Writers are chosen through a highly competitive national peer panel review process focusing on artistic merit. NJSCA Fellows are some of the best artists working in their genres.

Poets will perform their own works, Prose writers have the option of performing their own work, or having a rehearsed reading with a professional actor, playwrights receive a rehearsed concert reading of their play.

The showcase is a collaboration between the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey. Fellowships are awarded in a project co-sponsored by NJSCA and the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation.

More about the program, including information of the writers and a schedule of readings, can be viewed at (Click on the writer’s name to see schedule):

Playwrights Theatre is partnering with the Madison Public Library for two months of Rose City Literary Artist Fellowship Showcases on Thursdays, in October and March.  All readings will begin at 7:30 in the Chase Room of the Library on 39 Keep St. in Madison, NJ  07940.

There is a suggested donation of $10. All tickets will be available at the door on the evening of the readings.  For more information please call Jennifer Dewitt at 973.514.1787 x20 or  After 6 pm on the evening of the readings, for information please call  973.723.1449. Please do not call the Madison Public Library

Playwrights Theatre & NJ State Council on the Arts

Playwrights Theatre & NJ State Council on the Arts


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