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Scroll down for information and announcements about the Writing Studio events, first our ongoing event series followed by news of other events at the bottom of the page.

The image promotes the Writing Studio's Fall 2020 writing workshop series targeting undergraduates.Writing Workshop Series and Writing Groups – New for Fall 2020

The Writing Studio is proud to introduce a set of new, online Writing Workshop Series, one series of undergraduate-focused writing workshops and the other graduate-focused writing workshop.

In Fall 2020 we are also excited to offer new weekly writing group options: graduate student writing groups and, for the first time, undergraduate student writing groups.

Dinner and a Draft

Dinner and a Draft is an opportunity for students to hear faculty talk about their writing and writing processes over a delicious dinner.


A fountain pen spills blue ink across a yellow and red background, featuring the text "Undergraduate Writing Symposium, Celebrating phenomenal undergraduate writing for over a decade!" Undergraduate Writing Symposium

The Undergraduate Writing Symposium is an annual celebration of excellent writing by Vanderbilt undergraduate students.


The words "On Writing" appear spanning the upper portion of a simple red square on a white background.On Writing

On Writing is a series of conversations with faculty and other advanced writers at Vanderbilt about their writing practices. Conversations examine writers’ eccentricities and the ways in which a given writer generates ideas, cultivates a style, and responds to various writing situations. On Writing events are free and open to the public.


The words "Dissertations Writers' Retreat Series" appear on a gold-colored rectangle in the upper half of this image, while the bottom half features a field of purple flowers with the sun on the horizon in the distance. The two halves are divided by a bar containing words describing the event series: "Productivity, Community, Perspective, Support."Dissertation Writers’ Retreat series

The Writing Studio’s dissertation writers’ retreats provide dissertating graduate students with time to work individually in a quiet, collegial atmosphere. We couple ample writing time with optional, one-on-one consultations and daily workshops meant to focus writers on their argumentation, chapter structure, and daily writing goals. We hold an annual week-long retreat during the summer and mini-retreats during fall and spring breaks.

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