writing

Randolph student selected for Phi Beta Kappa internship

Amelia Harrington '17

Amelia Harrington ’17 is one of 15 students from across the country who were selected for a spring internship with Phi Beta Kappa, one of the nation’s oldest and most recognized academic honor societies. As an intern for Phi Beta Kappa Society’s national office in Washington, D.C., Harrington will spend the next four months writing... READ MORE >>

Five Randolph students selected to present writing at Sigma Tau Delta International Conference

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Five Randolph College students have been selected to present their writing at the annual conference of Sigma Tau Delta, the world’s largest English honor society. The conference, which takes place in March 2016, is typically attended by colleges much larger than Randolph, and in many cases, Randolph had more students accepted to present their work,... READ MORE >>

Randolph English professor’s poem published in Blackbird magazine

Gary Dop

Randolph English professor Gary Dop’s new poem, “What Is It Like to Get Punched in the Face?” is featured in the fall 2015 edition of Virginia Commonwealth University’s award-winning literary and arts magazine, Blackbird. Dop has also recently been published in the Great Plains Quarterly, for which he wrote a review of Deep Map Country:... READ MORE >>

Students prepare for National Novel Writing Month

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On Sunday, several Randolph students will brew large pots of coffee, grab their laptops, and begin the ambitious project of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m. on November 31. The creative writing students are participating in National Novel Writing Month (also called NaNoWriMo), which is held by a nonprofit of the same name. NaNoWriMo... READ MORE >>

College writing community celebrates launch of The Jack’s 2015 issue

Celebrate The Jack - October 27, 2015

Randolph students and faculty gathered Tuesday evening to celebrate the launch of the College’s literary magazine, The Jack. The event, held at the student-run Red Door Café, featured special awards as well as plenty of hot drinks and sweet, locally made treats. Published annually since 2010, The Jack showcases Randolph’s award-winning papers and lists students... READ MORE >>

Randolph English professor discusses writing in different stages of life at Bay Path University

Bunny Goodjohn

Randolph English professor Bunny Goodjohn was a panel speaker at Bay Path University’s Writers’ Day, where she spoke about the shift from writing as a “hobby” to a serious endeavor between different stages in her life. She weighed in on current literary culture and its inclusion (or lack thereof) of “late life” writers—particularly women. Goodjohn... READ MORE >>

Randolph to celebrate National Novel Writing Month with Creative Writing Café

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Randolph’s Creative Writing Club and Writing Lab are partnering to host a workshop October 23 designed to teach and enhance novel writing and storytelling skills. In celebration of National Novel Writing Month, the Creative Writing Café will consist of five workshop sessions focused on the various aspects of writing a novel. The workshops are: Plot,... READ MORE >>