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News & Announcements

 

 

Check out the latest edition of Synonym by clicking the button on the left-hand side! 

 

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Our fall Writers@Work guest author Kathryn Ma's new novel "The Year She Left Us" is already garnering rave reviews. Click here and here to read more about it!

 

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Novelist Natalie Baszile, author of Queen Sugar, will visit Leah Griesmann's Fiction 130 class on April 21st at 4:30pm (RSVP only:leah.griesmann@sjsu.edu). 

 

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Sally Ashton won first place in a flash fiction contest! Her award-winning work, "A Theory of Relativity," will be published in the 2014 Fish Anthology in July! Wonderful job, Sally!

 

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Congratulations to MA alumna Danielle Crawford, who won this year's Outstanding Thesis Award for her work entitled, A Girlhood of Myth, Dreams, and Trauma: Redefining the Asian North American Female Bildungsroman. Great job, Danielle!

 

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MFA student Colette O'Connor has won a creative nonfiction prize for best essay in the 2014 Intro Journals Project, a national competition through AWP. Her essay, entitled "Bruno in the Afternoon," will appear in the Iron Horse Literary ReviewClick here for the full announcement. Congratulations, Colette!

 

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Spring Graduation is upon us! Graduates, please click HERE and fill in the necessary information.

 

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Dorothy Wright Nominations - Please nominate deserving high school teachers here!

 

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Check out the College of Humanities and the Arts Newsletter!

 

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Download course greensheets (syllabi) here.

  

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Click here to listen to Tanya Baker of the National Writing Project interview Mary Warner, Jonathan Lovell, Marie Milner, and Brandy Jenson on Teaching Writing Grades 7-12 in an Era of Assessment  on NWP radio.

 

 

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