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"Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up." – Oliver Wendell Holmes "It takes two flints to make a fire." – Louisa May Alcott When Andrea Lunsford joined Stanford and reimagined the writing program in 2000, she cultivated a culture of collaboration by modeling its value in her own contributions to the discipline.  She set the tone of collaboration with the likes of... Read More

From the Bridge

In Beverly Moss’s book A Community Text Arises: A Literate Text and a Literacy Tradition in African...

Coordinator's Corner

“Teachers of composition need to pay attention to, and come to value, the multiple ways in which...

Teachers, Writers, Scholars

If you ever have the pleasure of chatting with Sarah Peterson Pittock about her research, as I did...

Instructional Innovations and Inspirations

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down (virtually, of course) with Dr. Lindsey Felt and talk...

Instructor News

[pictured above, PWR lecturer and novelist Kath Rothschild (left) during a recent interview] Now a...

Beyond the Farm

For this issue of Beyond the Farm, we caught up with our new colleague, Kath Rothschild, to ask her...

Activity Showcase

[Above: A meme created by a student in Nissa Cannon's PWR 1 class] It was Week 9 – one week to go...

Another Look

PWR is a community of teachers that takes ongoing professional development seriously. As part of...

Hot Topics

"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means...

In The Moment

Across our different backgrounds, disciplines, and approaches to teaching in PWR, one thing that...

Up Close with Student Winners

In this issue, we’re pleased to feature the winners of the Boothe Prize for Excellence in First-...

Student Spotlight

In this quarter's issue, we're pleased to celebrate the accomplishments of the seniors graduating...

Rhetoric from the Field

It is safe to say that few guest speakers in the past several years have contributed to the PWR...

Committee Updates

[Pictured above: Members of the 2020 NACC Committee - from left to right: Tessa Brown, Jenae Cohn,...

Spotlight on WIM

Last fall, The MIT Review invited its readers to play a courtroom algorithm game, asking its...

Writing Specialist Confidential

When I think of a writing workshop, I imagine the space, scale, and context we’re so familiar with...