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You’re writing a paper. So what?

Last semester, when I was preparing to begin working on a research paper, one of my professors recommended that I look at a few chapters from a book called “The Craft of Research,” by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, … Continue reading

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Come to “War Stories: Reading and Writing the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars”

When: Tuesday, April 22nd, 4:30 p.m.Where: PAC 001 Although the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars constitute two of the longest wars in American history, American literature from these wars is only now beginning to flourish. Novels such as Kevin Powers’ The … Continue reading

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Monday: Student Documentary Nonfiction and Poetry Reading

On Monday, May 13th at 5 p.m., student writers in WRCT 267 will read from their archive-based creative writing projects. Over the course of the semester, each of these students (enrolled in Teagle Fellow Kate Thorpe’s “Creative Criticism and Inquiry: … Continue reading

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TONIGHT: Writing Prize Winners Read at Russell House

Come hear this year’s writing prize winners read their work at 8 p.m. tonight at the Russell House. It’s the last Writing Programs event of the year, and we’re excited to feature talented student writers Charlotte Hauser, Kyra Sutton, Mary … Continue reading

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April 24: Poet Eileen Myles Speaks at Russell House

Eileen Myles will speak next Wednesday, April 24th, at 8 p.m. at Russell House, as the final guest speaker in this semester’s Russell House Lecture Series. Since she came to New York in 1974 to be a poet, Eileen Myles … Continue reading

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Reminder: Writing Tutor Pre-Application Due Friday

If you’re interested in being paid to help fellow students with their writing and develop yours in the process, don’t forget that the pre-application to work as a Writing Tutor is due this Friday, April 19th, at 5 p.m. The … Continue reading

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Reminder: Writing Certificate Info Session TODAY, 12-1 p.m.

Want to learn more about the Writing Certificate? Join us today, Friday, April 12th, in Allbritton 311 from 12-1 p.m. to hear Professor Anne Greene and several upperclass writing students talk about the Certificate. We’ll be serving Mondo pizza and … Continue reading

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Monday: Nikky Finney and A. J. Verdelle, the Joan Jakobson Evening at the Russell House

Authors A. J. Verdelle and Nikky Finney, this year’s Joan Jakobson Visiting Writers, will speak at Russell House next Monday, April 15th, at 8 p.m. A.J. Verdelle’s debut novel, The Good Negress, won numerous prizes—including awards from the American Academy … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars: Wesleyan Writers Conference 2013

This June we will be holding our 57th annual Wesleyan Writers Conference, a week of intensive engagement with the writer’s craft. Seminars led by award-winning writers, informed panel discussions on publishing, workshops with distinguished faculty: these are just some of … Continue reading

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This Friday: Writing Certificate Open House, 12 p.m.

Considering Wesleyan’s exciting Writing Certificate? Come and learn about the Certificate at an information session and lunch this FRIDAY, April 12th, from noon to 1 p.m. in Allbritton 311. Professor Anne Greene and current students pursuing the Writing Certificate will … Continue reading

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