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Apply to be a Writing Tutor next year!

Do you love writing and working with writers? Do you want to learn how to improve your own work and help others improve theirs? Would you like to add an impressive job to your resume or grad school application? Then … Continue reading

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TONIGHT: Colum McCann speaks at Russell House, 8 p.m.

Colum McCann will give the rescheduled 2012 Annie Sonnenblick Lecture at Russell House at 8 p.m. tonight, April 3rd. McCann’s most recent book, Let The Great World Spin (2009), was described by Esquire as the first major post-9/11 novel. The … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, 8 p.m.: Panel with n+1 Editors

Don’t miss the first post-Spring-Break writing event (sponsored by SALD, Residential Life, and the College of Letters)! n+1 is a magazine of politics, literature, and culture based in Brooklyn. Editors Carla Blumenkranz, Dayna Tortorici, and Elizabeth Gumport will read a … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars: Tom Perrotta speaks on March 27th

Tom Perrotta will speak at Russell House at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27th, as part of the Russell House Series. Perrotta’s most recent novels are The Leftovers and The Abstinence Teacher. His novels Election and Little Children were both made … Continue reading

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Spring Break: Writing Workshop closed, but it’s a perfect time to get writing!

The Writing Workshop will officially close for Spring Break tomorrow, Thursday, March 7th at 11 p.m., and will reopen on Monday, March 25th, at 1 p.m. Questions? Contact Ford Fellow Emma Mohney at writingworks@wesleyan.edu. If you’re working on papers over … Continue reading

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TOMORROW: Learn about Wesleyan’s Writing Prizes, Writing Fellowships, and Writers Conference Scholarships

Join us tomorrow, Wednesday, March 6th at 12 p.m. in Allbritton 311 to learn more about Wesleyan Writing Programs’ opportunities for student writers! Professor Anne Greene, Wesleyan’s Director of Writing Programs, will talk about: 1. Writing prizes and summer fellowships … Continue reading

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POSTPONED: A. J. Verdelle and Nikky Finney, 2013 Joan Jakobson Evening

The 2013 Joan Jakobson Evening with A. J. Verdelle and Nikky Finney, originally scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, March 6th, has been postponed because of impending bad weather. Verdelle and Finney will speak at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 15th at … Continue reading

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Learn about the summer Columbia Publishing Course: Monday, 2/25, 4:15 p.m.

Join us on Monday, February 25th at 4:15 p.m. in Allbritton 311 for the first of several information sessions about summer options for students interested in writing and publishing, sponsored by Wesleyan’s Writing Programs. On March 6, 12-1 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Russell House Series: Siddhartha Deb, Wednesday, 8 p.m.

Siddhartha Deb is the author of the novels The Point of Return (a New York Times Notable Book) and An Outline of the Republic. His nonfiction book The Beautiful and the Damned: A Portrait of the New India won the … Continue reading

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Reminder: Apply for a Writing Mentor by Thursday, Feb. 7 at noon!

This is a friendly reminder that applications to work with a writing mentor this semester are due tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 7 at noon. Have you ever wanted a personal editor? Someone who would work with you one-on-one to help you … Continue reading

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