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May 30 2017
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Letter from the director, June 2017

Letter from the director, June 2017

Greetings, writers, I’m actually writing this letter on May 30, the first day of a new session of courses here at the Center. Our teachers and students are gearing up to spend the next five weeks reading, reflecting, and of course writing. I am fielding inquiries, organizing course materials, updating the website, and getting to know my own students. The first day of school has always made me feel giddy. I always looked forward to…

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Mar 26 2015
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Abriana Jetté, The Art and Craft of Poetry Writing teacher, on the rhythms of teaching vs. writing

Abriana Jetté, The Art and Craft of Poetry Writing teacher, on the rhythms of teaching vs. writing

Part of teaching online writing courses through the Center is a focus on community-building. In response to a question Elizabeth Ayres posed to all Center teachers, Abriana Jetté (The Art and Craft of Poetry Writing) shared with her colleagues some insights into both her teaching and creative processes.

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Jan 14 2015
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Finding “the heart”: A new course on trauma writing

Finding “the heart”: A new course on trauma writing

I’m so pleased to be teaching a new course through the Center called Writing through Trauma to Truth. I usually blog about ways to develop or strengthen a writing routine. I do so because I’m someone who has needed those tips in the past—the kind of writer who has struggled with getting to the page, and who has figured out some methods that have worked for her. In the same born-of-necessity spirit, Elizabeth Ayres and…

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