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Public Writing and the Junior Scholar

Lower-tier liberal-arts colleges, teaching-oriented universities, and community colleges — where the vast majority of academic jobs are found — have long…

The lost art of editing

A meeting of the board of directors at Faber, March 1944. From left to right TS Eliot, Morley Kennedy, Geoffrey Faber, WJ Crawley, Miss CB Sheldon and Richard…

Finding Writing Energy | Inside Higher Ed

Each year of my three years of graduate study in creative writing I wrote approximately 100,000 words of original fiction, a total of over 300,000 words. None…

Public Writing and the Junior Scholar

Image: iStock By Sarah E. Bond and Kevin Gannon What is the value of public outreach for an early-career scholar? Does it help or hurt your chances of getting,…

Here Come the Prose Police

Why academic writing gets a bad rap. Nick Ogonosky for The Chronicle Nick Ogonosky for The Chronicle October 11, 2019 By JAN MIESZKOWSKI Fads may come and go,…

Dipping Our Knives Into Harold Bloom’s Body

October 15, 2019 By JUSTIN A. SIDER The wilting of Harold Bloom’s intellectual reputation happened long ago, but with his passing the fierce wit of very-online…

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