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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

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

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

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

If you’re gearing up for finals and need to get the creative juices flowing, try this simple exercise, brought to you by oneword.com. Click go, and a word will appear at the top of the screen. You’ll have one minute … Continue reading

A few days ago, my roommate and I butted heads over the consequences of loosening conventions in writing. I defended the grammatical principles beaten into me at a young age, while he championed a fluid notion of language that allows … Continue reading

Writing at Wesleyan on iTunes

If you’re still kicking yourself for missing Colum McCann this month — or Edwidge Danticat last year — then you’ll be happy to know about the Writing at Wesleyan podcast. On the iTunes U site, you can find scores of … Continue reading

Writers at Wesleyan

Did you know: that Resident Writer Kit Reed has published over one hundred short stories? That George Saunders was a 2010 Visiting Writer? That Ann duCille has written numerous essays on the subject of “multicultural Barbie and the merchandising of … Continue reading

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

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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