2014-2015 Events

Spring 2015 International Write-In

Last Spring, dozens of colleges and universities from across the globe once again came together for the second International Write-In. The event was held from April 24 to May 5, 2015, on 43 campuses in 21 different states. Participating institutions included:

The event was broadcast on social media via #IntlWriteIn. Participating institutions also connected on the International Write-In's Facebook page. Here on campus, students celebrated with their own event on Monday, May 4, when the WAs took over Trotter Hall from 3 p.m. until midnight. Those who came by wrote together, conferenced with Writing and Speaking Associates, enjoyed spring-themed snacks and drinks, and took study breaks to play word games. Photos of Swarthmore's International Write-In are available on Flickr.

National Write-In, Winter 2014

Some posters from various colleges and universities that participated in the Winter 2014 National Write-In.

From December 4-11, 2014, 27 colleges and universities from three countries united student writers for the first ever National Write-In. During the week, writing programs and administrators brought students together to write, snack, and share ideas in person and on social media.

Participating instutions were:

  • Bates College
  • Bucknell University
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Denison University
  • Franklin & Marshall College
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Kenyon College
  • NYU-- Abu Dhabi
  • NYU-- Shanghai
  • Oberlin College
  • Occidental College
  • Pitzer College
  • Pomona College
  • Rhodes College
  • Swarthmore College
  • University of Puget Sound
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Wellesley College
  • Westminster College
  • Wittenberg University
  • Wofford College
  • York College of Pennsylvania

For photos of the events, check out the #NationalWriteIn Tagboard