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Writing Colleagues Program News

2016-17 Trias Writer-in-Residence: Jeff VanderMeer

Described by the New Yorker as "the weird Thoreau" who shows readers "scenes that you won't find elsewhere," best-selling author Jeff VanderMeer will join the Trias Residency for Writers for the 2016-17 academic year. Winner of the Shirley Jackson Award, the Nebula Award, and three-time winner of the World Fantasy Award, VanderMeer is the author of more than 20 books, including the NYT-bestsellin...  More >>

Row Kicks Off Spring Trias Lineup

Writer and novelist Jess Row will kick off the spring 2016 Trias Residency Reading Series for Poetry and Creative Writing. He will join the Colleges for a weeklong residency beginning on Monday, Feb. 15, when Row will read from a selection of his work at 7:30 p.m. in Hirshson Ballroom. Row is the author of two collections of short stories, including: "The Train to Lo Wu" (Dial Press, 2006) and "N...  More >>

Finn '16 Launches Student Publication

This semester, Teaganne Finn '16 launched the HWS chapter of a national media network called The Odyssey, giving Hobart and William Smith students a new opportunity to report on and share their opinions about a wide range of current topics and issues. Geared toward college students, The Odyssey is a social content platform that's focused on opinion and editorial pieces written by students, for st...  More >>

Writing Colleagues Celebrate New Cohort

This semester, several faculty, staff, and current and former participants gathered in the Seneca Room for a late afternoon reception to honor students entering the Writing Colleagues Program at Hobart and William Smith. As the name suggests, a Writing Colleague is a partner in learning through writing. Ben Ristow, assistant professor of writing and rhetoric and director of...  More >>

DeWees '16 Lands Top Teaching Internship

Breakthrough Collaborative, a college access organization, has honored Virginia DeWees '16 with a teaching fellow position in its consequential summer program. Repeatedly named as one of the Princeton Review's "Top 10 Internships in America," Breakthrough Collaborative also is acclaimed for its vast and innovative impact on youth as recognized by the White House. DeWees is one of only 30 students...  More >>

 

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