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Supporting the literary arts on campus and in the community

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Fostering the study and appreciation of literature and languages

Academic Opportunities

Offering readings, lectures, conversations, and other literary events

Events Calendar

Academic Programs

Study or take courses in creative writing, literature, literary translation, and more.

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Reading Series

Attend events featuring authors, writers, translators, scholars, and alumni in the literary arts.

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Go beyond the classroom to explore the literary arts at Rochester.

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Globe of books

Feature Story

A Small Giant in World Literature

10 years, 100 titles, and 100,000 books later—Open Letter continues to reinvent the world of literary translation. Looking for your next summer read? Get recommendations from Open Letter’s catalog or browse the books by language.

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