Writing

Writing · 24 September 2018
Part 3 of Robin’s series on how to improve your writing using elements from storytelling.

Writing · 14 August 2018
Part 2 of Robin’s series on how to improve your writing using elements from storytelling.

Writing · 19 July 2018
Part 1 of Robin’s series on how to improve your writing using elements from storytelling.

Writing · 31 May 2018
The Hambidge Creative Residency Program is nestled in 600 acres of the Blue Ridge Mountains in north Georgia. Established by Mary Crovatt Hambidge in 1934, it is one of the oldest residencies in the United States and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hambidge was a revolutionary weaver in terms of both color and design. Her work has been exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.

Writing · 30 March 2018
Every spring, the Association of Writers & Writing Programs holds a conference that regularly brings over 12,000 writers, teachers, translators, editors, and publishers together. In March of 2018, the literary world came to Tampa, FL, and E&I was there, tweeting away. The E&I representative this year was Robin, who also serves as Assistant Fiction Editor for Newfound.org. Robin spent much of the conference in the book fair meeting publishers from all over the U.S. She also had the...

Writing · 14 March 2018
Academics engage in stories every day. The difficulty is seeing that story in our work and thinking about it as part of our writing. Scholars do not need to become creative nonfiction writers, but they can use narrative elements to involve readers, to make them want to read on, to discover alongside the writer. The best scholarly writing already does.

Writing · 14 September 2017
Released yesterday, the second report from participants of the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, "A Splendid Torch: Learning and Teaching in Today's Academic Libraries", included as many exciting challenges and opportunities as the first volume, "The Process of Discovery: The CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and the Future of the Academy."

Writing · 31 August 2017
Every July, poets, fiction writers, and playwrights meet at the University of the South for Sewanee Writers’ Conference, which is largely funded by an endowment from the estate of Tennessee Williams.

Writing · 19 July 2017
The Recipes Project consists of an international group of scholars interested in the history of recipes. Read Jodi's post, "Al the Britons doe dye themselues wyth woade: experimenting with woad and its history," here.