National Day on Writing

Activities

Planning for the 2018 National Day on Writing celebration is underway!  
Please contact Julianne Zvolensky 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 FAU's own Andrew Furman 6:00 p.m. in the Theatre Lab  on the FAU 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.

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 FAU English professor Andrew Furman will read from his new novel, Goldens Are Here (Green Writers Press, 2018) as part of the National Day on Writing, co-sponsored by the University Center for Excellence in Writing. Furman has also published the memoirs Bitten: My Unexpected Love Affair With Florida (UP of Florida, 2014), named a Finalist for the ASLE Environmental Book Award, and My Los Angeles In Black and (Almost) White (Syracuse UP, 2010). He also published the novel Alligators May Be Present (2005) and several books of literary criticism, particularly on Jewish-American fiction. His essays and stories have appeared in such publications as Oxford American, The Southern Review, Ecotone, Poets & Writers, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Agni Online, Terrain.org, and The Florida Review. More here: andrewfurmanwriter.com

Theatre Lab information:

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Please  contact Julianne Zvolensky  if you have questions or would like to get involved.

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