CSW Student Recognition Night Keynote: Matt de la Peña

CWP is proud to announce the 2018 CSW Student Recognition Night keynote speaker! This year, we are honored to have Matt de la Peña, a Newbery Medal-winner for his book titled, Last Stop on Market Street. Matt de la Peña's latest release, Love, is a New York Times and USA Today best seller. Matt de la Peña is truly a prestigious author, and his words are sure to positively influence the young writers present at the Recognition Night as well as any aspiring authors.

Attend CSW Student Recognition Night on May 10th 


Attend the 2018 CSW Student Recognition Night! This event, which honors students for their exemplary writing, will be held May 10, 2018 from 5-7pm at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts located on the UConn, Storrs Campus. Students and their teachers will be celebrated and awarded for their outstanding submissions with certificates and copies of the 2018 CSW magazine. 

For more information, please visit The CSW Page.

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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


CWP Publications

Connecticut Student Writers Volume XXIX 2017 Cover

Order a print copy of Teacher-Writer or Connecticut Student Writers at Lulu.com.

RSS The Write Space

  • Correcting Student Papers and the Deficit Model of Evaluation April 19, 2018
    It’s amazing how easily we fall into a deficit model when we talk about student writing.  How often have you heard yourself say you need to “Grade papers” or, worse, “Correct papers”?  I still do it, and I absolutely should know better.  I quickly correct myself to say “Evaluate papers” or, better yet, “Respond to […]
    Jason Courtmanche

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