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Dave Pullano ‘84 recently had his illustrated children’s book, “Do Zombies Sleep?:  An Impractical Guide to Monsters, Mutants and Magical Creatures,” published by Old Line Publishing Company. With accompanying illustrations by Patrick Connelly, the 30-page book takes a comical glance at the lives of monsters, with an attempt to unveil some of the mysteries surrounding

Rachel Kushner, a Guggenheim Fellowship winner and critically acclaimed author of “The Flamethrowers” (2013), will give a reading of her work from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the Hirshson Ballroom. Her visit to HWS is presented as one of this semester’s Trias Series speaker events. Released in April, Kushner’s second novel

Tomaz Salamun, one of Europe’s most prominent poets, will give a reading of his work on Monday, Nov. 25, as part of the Trias Series. The talk will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Hirshson Ballroom. Considered Slovenia’s greatest living poet and a leader of the Eastern European avant-garde in poetry, Salamun was born in

The Writing Colleagues Program and Writing Fellows in the Center for Teaching and Learning will sponsor the inaugural First-Year Writing Prize this spring semester. Vying for top honors are 18 student finalists, who were nominated by a First-Year Seminar professor on the basis of exemplarily student writing in an essay assignment during fall 2012. After a vetting process,

The Writing Colleagues Program and Writing Fellows have selected three students to receive the newly established First-Year Writing Prize. Emily Fearey ’16, Kristin Ressel ’16 and Brian Schimmel ’16 recently were chosen from a pool of 18 student finalists, all nominated by a First-Year Seminar professor on the basis of exemplarily student writing in an

Students of HWS don’t often begin the writing process by creating comic books, but that’s exactly how they proceeded in preparing assignments for a major grant-funded project conducted in two writing and rhetoric courses this past semester. Led by assistant professors of writing and rhetoric, Hannah Dickinson and Margaret Werner, two fall classes participated in