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Arts boom as UVa’s Young Writers take residence

Arts boom as UVa’s Young Writers take residence

| June 14, 2013

Sweet Briar College will welcome back the University of Virginia’s renowned Young Writers Workshop for its second year in residence on campus this summer.

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Griffith named Mullin Scholar

Griffith named Mullin Scholar

| June 4, 2013

The Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at the University of Southern California has selected Sweet Briar assistant professor of English David Griffith as a Generations in Dialogue, or GID, scholar. He is one of six young academics chosen from among 121 applicants.

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Award-winning book features SBC professor

Award-winning book features SBC professor

| May 22, 2013

An essay by Sweet Briar College assistant professor of creative writing Dave Griffith is included in the award-winning book “That Mad Game. Growing Up in a War Zone: An Anthology of Essays from Around the Globe.”

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Endstation premieres original play ‘In Sweet Remembrance’

Endstation premieres original play ‘In Sweet Remembrance’

| March 15, 2013

Endstation Theatre Company and Sweet Briar College will host a reading of “In Sweet Remembrance” by playwright Tearrance A. Chisholm at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in Pannell Gallery. A reception follows the event, which is free and open to the public.

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Sweet Briar Creative Writing Conference kicks off March 21

Sweet Briar Creative Writing Conference kicks off March 21

| March 14, 2013

Participants are in for a special treat as Sweet Briar College hosts its fifth annual Creative Writing Conference for undergraduate students, March 21-24. The conference coincides with the College’s Julia B. Waxter Environmental Forum, which will host a reading and conversation with bestselling novelist Barbara Kingsolver Thursday night.

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Award-winning author shares ‘Binocular Vision’

Award-winning author shares ‘Binocular Vision’

| February 6, 2013

Acclaimed short story writer Edith Pearlman will read from her latest book, “Binocular Vision: New and Selected Stories,” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Pannell Gallery at Sweet Briar College.

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Professor maps NYC landscape for honors course

Professor maps NYC landscape for honors course

| January 11, 2013

Cheryl Mares, Sara Shallenberger Brown Professor of English, spent the past week in New York City to prepare for a special honors class this spring.

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Poet returns to Sweet Briar

Poet returns to Sweet Briar

| October 15, 2012

Sweet Briar College will host a poetry reading by 2004 graduate CM Burroughs at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 in Pannell Gallery. Her debut collection, “The Vital System,” was released in September.

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Reality poetry finds audience

Reality poetry finds audience

| October 9, 2012

Sweet Briar last reported on 2010 graduate Carina Finn when she was nominated for a 2012 Pushcart Prize. Now her first book of poetry, “My Life Is a Movie,” has sold out of its first run and gone into additional printings since its release in June.

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Award-winning poet visits Sweet Briar

Award-winning poet visits Sweet Briar

| September 20, 2012

Sweet Briar College will host a reading by nationally acclaimed poet Traci Brimhall at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. in Pannell Gallery. The reading is free and open to the public.

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