Department of Writing
Thursdays at the Handwerker series inspires student expression.
By Luka Starmer ’11
The tables and nooks at Gannett Library fill up on any given evening like New York’s hippest supper clubs, exuding a deafening roar of academic diligence between the...
Emily MacDowell ’06 works to bring education to rural Nigerian children. by Liz Getman ’09
It was a frigid Saturday evening in November, yet small beads of sweat dripped from Emily MacDowell’s forehead. The young alumna was finishing preparations for an event she’d begun...
Now three writers in different genres will come to campus each semester, starting with Robert Olen Butler. by Greg Ryan '08
It’s not every day a Pulitzer Prize winner compliments your writing. Aspiring writer Evan Perriello ’08 knows what it feels like, though. In a master class conducted by Robert Olen Butler at the...