TC Writing Contest

Teacher Consultants are encouraged to submit their poetry, fiction, and nonfiction to the 9th annual Teacher-Consultant Writing Contest

Deadline is October 16, 2017. 

Send submissions to cwp@uconn.edu. You can also download the flyer below.

TC Writing Contest postcard


Letters About Literature

In collaboration with the Neag School of Education, the CWP will be hosting the Library of Congress' Letters About Literature.

The deadline is January 12, 2018.

More info to come! Contact Jason at jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu. You can also download the flier below.

LAL Flier

Scholastic Awards – Judges Needed




The CWP be hosting a Region-at-Large Judging Site for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.


Contact Jason at jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu. if you'd like to be a judge this January.


Summer Institute

It's never too early to be thinking about nominating a colleague or yourself for the 2018 Summer Institute!

Contact Jason  at jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu or Kelly at ab_crunch@hotmail.com.

Connecticut Student Writers Volume XXIX 2017 Cover

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  • The Thesis and Other Petty Tyrants October 19, 2017
    I don’t usually take requests, but I received a lot of positive feedback on the last two posts, and one teacher wrote to ask how I teach thesis statements and thesis-driven essays.  So I thought to tackle that issue this week.The first thing I’d point out is that I make a distinction between thesis-driven and […]
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