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You Got In! How To Land A Writing Residency


You’ve sent out applications, and you’re anxiously waiting to hear if you’ve gotten in to your top choice. But the “congratulations on your acceptance” letter or email you hope to receive isn’t about where you’ll be getting a college degree—it’s for a writing residency. Unlike a writer-in-residence position—when an author receives a temporary post at… Continue Reading

Here’s Your Early American Reading List


Feeling patriotic? Check out this list of early American reads posted by UCLA: from Cotton Mather’s fiery sermons to the letters of John and Abigail Adams, this list of pre-Revolutionary War writing will set the mood for your Independence Day. Early American Lit Reading List And here’s a bonus: 15 Books about the American Revolution for… Continue Reading

Celebrating Freedom This Fourth Of July

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Independence Day is celebrated on July 4 in the United States with parades, backyard barbecues, patriotic songs, and, of course, fireworks! On this holiday commemorating the United States’ declaration of independence from Great Britain, let’s keep in mind one of the most important freedoms we enjoy—the right to express our ideas. Here are some of… Continue Reading

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