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Come to the Writing Center before you TURN in your essay.





No TAINTED MEAT -- just free pizza!


  When: Thursday, November 13, 5-11 PM  


  Where: The Writing Center , Hudson Hall 503


  Who: You and your friends!  


   Why: Do you have a history research paper on New Deal America? Maybe a lab report for Bio 103? An ENG 101 documented essay? Maybe a literary analysis of Raisin in the Sun? Are you finding it difficult just to sit down and get started?   Do you need moral support in a room full of others working on papers?  Do you like comfortable couches and free food? Then come to the WRITE ALL NIGHT at the Writing Center!


  What: The Writing Center’s peer and professional tutors will fortify you with FREE pizza & soda, FREE strong coffee, good cheer, and assistance with all writing assignments, including MLA/APA format and those pesky works cited pages. We have computers, reference texts, and helpful handouts on everything from writing a critical analysis to eliminating comma splices.




For more information, call 431-8095 or Stop By Hudson Hall 503


Appointments are strongly suggested but not required



The Writing Center is pleased to present a poetry reading by Dr. Suzanne Cleary, a Professor of English at Rockland Community College and the author of several books, including Keeping Time (2002) and Trick Pear (2007). Her most recent book, Beauty Mark (2013), is the winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. Her awards include a Pushcart Prize, the Cecil Hemley Memorial Award of the Poetry Society of America, and the Julia Peterkin Award of Converse College. Her poems have appeared in anthologies including Poetry 180, Don't Leave Hungry: Fifty Years of Southern Poetry Review, Best American Poetry, and From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems That Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great. Her poems have appeared in journals including Atlantic Monthly, Ploughshares, Georgia Review, and Poetry London.

Please join us in the Writing Center, H503, at noon on Friday, October 3rd.


Click or copy/paste the links below to read selections from her poetry:

a reading by Garrison Keilor on Writer's Almanac:

a reading on, Weekend Edition:



New Published Work by Howard Winn  

New poems and a short story by our former English Department chair and colleague

"The History of a School Girl" in The Galway Review

"When The Poet Dies" in The Galway Review

"Race" in The New Verse News

"Crossroads" in The New Verse News

Four recently published poems

Two new poems in The New Verse News