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Dissertation Writers’ Retreat June 4-8

Apr. 25, 2018—Kick-Off-The-Summer Dissertation Writers’ Retreat June 4-8 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Sponsored by the Graduate School and the College of Arts and Science Dean’s Office.   During the first full week of June, the Writing Studio will host a five-day Kick-Off-The-Summer Dissertation Writers’ Retreat, which will provide dissertating graduate students with loosely-structured time to work...

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2018 MORGAN AWARD WINNERS!

Apr. 23, 2018—Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Henrietta Hickman Morgan Memorial Award for First-Year Writers! Thanks, too, to all who submitted their work for consideration. This year the Morgan Award committee reviewed almost 900 pages of writing by Vanderbilt’s first-year students. Learn more about the annual Morgan Award competition here.

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Dinner and a Draft with Ben Tran (Asian Studies and English)

Mar. 16, 2018—Dinner and a Draft Thursday, March 29, 2018 6:00-7:30 pm The Writing Studio (1801 Edgehill Ave., Suite 112)   Get a great dinner. Get a new perspective on writing. Get to know a professor in a fun, informal setting. Join us for “Dinner and a Draft”! Our faculty guest will be Dr. Ben Tran. Dr....

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On Writing: Writing Beyond the Academy (Wed., March 21, 4:15)

Mar. 14, 2018—On Writing: Writing Beyond the Academy will take place on Wednesday, March 21, from 4:15-5:15 PM in Alumni Hall 100. For the most part, we as researchers are trained to write for specialists within our field. This event will explore how to cultivate writing skills to reach non-specialist audiences. Please join us as Dr. David Weintraub, Professor of...

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First-Year Writers: Submit your work for the Henrietta Morgan Memorial Award! (Deadline: April 6)

Mar. 13, 2018—Each year the Writing Studio conducts the competition for the Henrietta Morgan Memorial Award for first-year writers. Established by William Morgan in memory of his wife, the award goes to the first-year student who submits the best sample of original writing. The winning student’s name will appear in the commencement program. In spring 2018, the deadline...

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Now hiring: Graduate Writing Consultants (Application review begins March 16)

Mar. 1, 2018—The Writing Studio is seeking Graduate Writing Consultants for the 2018-2019 academic year. Deadline: Review of applications begins on Friday, March 16. The Application: For full details, please visit our Graduate Consultant Position page. Graduate students who have worked at the Writing Studio report their experience has helped them become more confident writers and to develop essential professional...

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Spring Dissertation Writers’ Retreat

Feb. 1, 2018—March 5-6, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Graduate School and the College of Arts and Science Dean’s Office.   Over Spring Break, the Writing Studio will host a two-day dissertation writers’ retreat, which will provide dissertating graduate students with loosely-structured time to work individually in a quiet, collegial atmosphere. We will...

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Dinner and a Draft with Allison Anoll (Political Science)

Jan. 23, 2018—Tuesday, February 6, 2018 6:00-7:30 pm Dean of the Ingram Commons Residence Get a great dinner. Get a new perspective on writing. Get to know a professor in a fun, informal setting. Those are three reasons you should attend “Dinner and a Draft,” coming up on Tuesday, February 6 from 6:00-7:30, at the Dean of...

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Now seeking Undergraduate Writing Consultants for 2018-2019! (App. deadline: Fri., 2/9)

Jan. 19, 2018—Our application process is now open for Undergraduate Writing Consultants for the 2018-2019 academic year. We are seeking strong, enthusiastic undergraduate writers who want to make a difference by helping other writers on campus. Of course, it’s a great chance to learn about and improve your own writing, too. The Application Undergraduate application deadline: Friday, February...

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Writing Studio closed Friday, Jan. 12, due to winter weather conditions

Jan. 12, 2018—Due to expected winter weather conditions, the Writing Studio will be closed today, Friday, Jan. 12, following the university’s decision to cancel classes (and declare an administrative leave day). If you had an appointment scheduled for today (Friday, 1/12), we hope you will be able to reschedule with us in the near future. In the meantime,...

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