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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Joy Castro speaks about fertility choices in an era of climate anxiety

Ahmed Elsayed, Campus Life Reporter December 9, 2021

On Thursday, Dec. 2, Whitman welcomed writer Joy Castro to campus, albeit virtually. Castro is a Willa Cather professor of English and ethnic studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, novelist and...

Alex Dimitrov reading at the Visiting Writers Series event at the end of September. Photo by Lone Fullerton.

Visiting Writers, Lasting Lessons

Megan Hearst, Staff Writer October 7, 2015
The upcoming VWRS events will span many different disciplines.
Roberta Davidson to Step Down as Whitman English Faculty Member

Roberta Davidson to Step Down as Whitman English Faculty Member

Hannah Bartman May 15, 2014
Professor of English Roberta Davidson will bring her 26-year career at Whitman to an end at the end of this year in order to move to southern California to write fiction.

Creative Voices of Whitman

Sarah Cornett May 13, 2013
Creative writers at Whitman discuss their creative processes and their varied styles of expression.

Visiting Writer Matt Bondurant Offers Advice, Sheds Light on Hollywood

Mallory Martin November 15, 2012
In the latest edition of the Visiting Writers Reading Series, novelist Matt Bondurant spoke about his writing process and his experience having his novel "The Wettest Country in the World" adapted to the big screen.
Photos by Allie Felt.

Brenda Shaughnessy Lights Up Kimball Theatre

Mallory Martin October 31, 2012
On Thursday, Oct. 25, Whitman’s Visiting Writers Reading Series welcomed poet and Rutgers University professor Brenda Shaughnessy to Kimball Theatre to a small but lively audience.

Acclaimed writer George Saunders visits campus

Mallory Martin April 26, 2012
Whitman’s Visiting Writers Reading Series welcomes its seventh and final speaker for the year to campus on Thursday, April 26. New York Times bestselling author and columnist George Saunders will share his work for the ultimate reading.

Award-winning writer Camille Dungy visits campus

Mallory Martin February 9, 2012
On Thursday, Feb. 7, acclaimed author Camille T. Dungy will be visiting Kimball Auditorium in the fourth installment of this year's Visiting Writers Series.

Terrance Hayes spellbinds audience in Visiting Writers reading

Alex Hagen November 10, 2011
Visiting writer Terrance Hayes delivered a rich, sensory experience at his Nov. 3 reading, with excerpts from his poetry collection "Lighthead" and new unpublished works.

Literary star Carmen Giménez Smith visits campus

caitlinhardee October 20, 2011
Visiting writer Carmen Giménez Smith discusses her dynamic lifestyle balancing roles as writer, professor, editor, publisher, wife and mother.
Credit: Charlie Li

Juan Martinez enthralls in latest Visiting Writers event

Alex Hagen October 6, 2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of English Juan Martinez enraptured an audience in Kimball Theatre with his dark, vivid fiction.
Credit: Hubanks

Visiting writer Lydia Davis comes to Whitman

caitlinhardee November 2, 2009
English students and faculty played host to writer Lydia Davis this Monday and her talk returned the favor.
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