2019 LitFest and Mary Higgins Clark Address

On Monday, October 7th, the English Department will be hosting Fordham University’s 2019 LitFest, a celebration of the discipline of literary study and excellence in writing. The Literary Fair will feature publications from both Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses, granting students the opportunity to meet their editors and learn about student contributor opportunities. The fair will be followed by an address by our 2019 Mary Higgins Clark Chair, New York Times writer and reporter Ligaya Mishan.

You can look forward to:

  • A Survey of the Field: What does it mean to study literature now?

  • Your 5 Burning Questions Answered

  • Real Talk: Alumni / Current Student Panel and Q & A

  • Pub Style Literary Trivia

  • Mary Higgins Clark Address by acclaimed author and critic Ligaya Mishan

  • English Dept Swag prizes

  • Reception

  • Campus Publication Literary Fair

The event will take place from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. in McNally Auditorium at the Lincoln Center Campus. This celebration is required for English majors and strongly encouraged for English minors and prospective English majors and minors.

Register for LitFest here and for the Mary Higgins Clark Address here.