National Day on Writing

Activities

Planning for the 2019 National Day on Writing celebration is underway!  
Please contact Claudia Amadori (camadori@fau.edu) or Becka McKay (rmckay@fau.edu) if you would like to get involved.

Daytime:

Tables on the Breezeway from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. featuring writing-themed games and representatives from campus groups that support students and their writing. 

Evening:

Reading by author Dantiel W. Moniz 6:00 p.m. in the Majestic Palm room of the FAU Student Union, Boca Raton campus. The undergraduate and graduate student winners of the Arnold H. Kossoff "Pen to Paper" Essay Contest will also read their winning essays.

 

Dantiel W. Moniz 

 

Dantiel W. Moniz is a homegrown Floridian whose work has appeared in journals such as Tin House , Ploughshares, McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, and Joyland among others. She has received scholarships and residencies from Hedgebrook and the Elizabeth George Foundation, and was selected as the winner of the 2018 Alice Hoffman Prize for Fiction. Her debut story collection, MILK BLOOD HEAT, is forthcoming from Grove Atlantic.   

FAU Student Union information:

 Student Union

The Student Union is located on the east side of West University Drive. The main entrance from Glades Road onto West University Drive is the best route to take. Convenient parking is located in front of the Student Union in Lot 16. For over thirty years the Student Union has been the focus of activities programs services and facilities dedicated to enhancing our University community in an environment that embraces diversity. Whether you are a member of the campus community alum or a visitor within these links you will find information on an array of student and community services which will make your experience at FAU richer and more meaningful. The Student Union staff strives to adapt our programs and services to the ever changing needs of our students.

 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

 

Please  contact Claudia Amadori (camadori@fau.edu if you have questions or would like to get involved.

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