Writing and Rhetoric
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Writing and Rhetoric

The Writing and Rhetoric program approaches writing as both art and craft. The program guides students to refine their talent for analysis and argument, learn to express their own ideas in creative ways, sharpen their sense of audience, and pay close attention to the details of grammar and style.


Writing and Rhetoric News

Writing for Change: Ramtahal ’20 Publishes Chapbook

Daffodils in the GardenBJessica Ramtahal ’20 released her first formal publication, daffodils in the garden on Amazon in July. The self-published book of poems speaks of the trauma that Ramtahal has faced and…
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D’Agata ’95 and HWS on Broadway

Lifespan of a FactAs Lifespan of a Fact continues its Broadway run, writer John D’Agata ’95 joins the HWS community for a pre-show reception on Friday, Nov. 16. A New York Times “Critic’s…
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Trias Writer-in-Residence: Donald Revell 

TRIAS Readers 2This fall, Hobart and William Smith Colleges welcome the 2018-19 Trias Writer-in-Residence, acclaimed professor, poet, award-winning translator and essayist Donald Revell. The author or translator of more than 20 books,…
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Benson ’18 Joins “SportsCenter”

Mac_BensonFollowing an internship last spring covering local sports with ESPN Ithaca, Mac Benson ’18 is back with the national network full-time as a production assistant at “SportsCenter” in New York. Benson,…
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Adaptation of Book by D’Agata ’95 Goes to Broadway

D'Agata JohnThis fall, actors Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale will bring to Broadway The Lifespan of a Fact, the 2012 book that grew out of a correspondence between fact-checker…
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