Apply to Summer Institute 2018

Apply to the 2018 Summer Institute or nominate another teacher! Applications are due March 19, 2018.

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

Attend CSW Awards Night

Attend the 2018 CSW Student Recognition Night! This event, which honors students recognized 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.

CSW Student Recognition Night Keynote Speaker: Matt de la Pena

CWP is proud to announce the 2018 CSW Student Recognition Night keynote speaker! This year, we are honored to have Matt de la Pena, an acclaimed author of young adult and children's literature. de la Pena's latest release, Last Stop on Market Street, received the 2016 Newbery Medal. Matt de la Pena 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, no matter their age. 

Past Events

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

  • College is coming, and yes, there will be writing February 15, 2018
    My colleagues Bob and Caitlin, a science and an English teacher, respectively, at Stafford High, invited me to come speak to several classes about college-level writing expectations.  As Bob first wrote, “It's all about telling the students that college is coming and yes, there will be writing.”At Bob’s request, I also put out a call […]
    Jason Courtmanche

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.


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