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Congratulations Justin Gautreau
Gautreau's book The Last Word: The Hollywood Novel and the Studio System is now available through Oxford University Press.
Vernal Pool Launch Event: Author Ceremony & Afterparty
Stories of Resilience, Featuring Lisa D. Chavez & Amy M. Alvarez
Free & Open to the Public!
Designing and Sustaining Writing Programs for and with Multilingual Students
Registration now open for November 6th, 9:30 am event!
Writers' Guild Meets Every Wednesday on Discord!


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We Care About Writing

The Merritt Writing Program offers an array of courses in which students explore the art of critical thinking, craft their written expression, and address a variety of issues and audiences. Our students learn to use language actively, inventively, and responsibly by exchanging their work at all stages of their writing process while building cumulative portfolios. Our interdisciplinary approach to writing offers students the opportunity to reflect broadly on their college education as well as to consider a range of pre-professional and academic opportunities.  Learn more...



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December 1, 2020
The MWP has exciting news to share for the months of October & November!
September 30, 2020
MWP's Loretta Kennedy and her neighbor, Tammy Jackson, organized a major volunteer animal rescue operation in response to the Creek Fire. Their barrel racing crew hauled hundreds of animals to safety...
September 29, 2020

Congratulations to…  Susan Bohrer, Anne Zanzucchi, Jane Wilson, Amy Fenstermaker, Matthew Snyder, Catherine Koehler, and Heather Devrick's whose roundtable "Composition...