DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY 10/19: The Connecticut Writing Project Announces the 2018 Teacher-Consultant Writing Contest

CWP is proud to announce the 2018 Teacher-Consultant Writing Contest! A $100 prize will be awarded in each of the following categories: Poetry, Prose-Fiction, Prose-Nonfiction. This contest is open to all Teacher-Consultants who have completed a four-week Summer Institute with the Connecticut Writing Project-Storrs, in any year. Award recipients' work will be published in print and on the CWP website.  The deadline has been extended until Friday, October 19, 2018. Please limit submissions to six poems and two prose pieces per category. Electronic submissions are preferred; please send to cwp@uconn.edu.  To view previous winners and copies of the magazine, please go to https://cwp.uconn.edu/tc-writing.


Letters About Literature

In collaboration with the Neag School of Education, the Connecticut Writing Project will be sponsoring this year's 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

This is a reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12 who are asked to read a book, poem, or speech and write to the author, living or dead, about how the book affected them personally. This contest is made possible by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and support by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.

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    As part of the Neag School of Education’s 10 Question Series, director of the Connecticut Writing Project, Jason Courtmanche, discusses his time serving in various positions at UConn, his passion for teaching, and gives advice for writers and teachers.  Check out the full interview here!
    Posted on August 31, 2018

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  • Make Believe Writing and Real World Writing: How to Assess Writing About Literature October 11, 2018
    Every Wednesday I have lunch with my mentee.  She’s the fifth mentee I’ve had, and one thing I’ve noticed is that several had received special education accommodations in high school but had not sought them in college.  Once they were put in place, the problems were resolved.  In my current mentee’s case, I think a […]
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