What is WriteFest?
WriteFest provides students in the writing stages of their theses, dissertations, portfolios/ePortfolios, or pieces for publication with the time, space, and resources to work on their writing. Participants will benefit from the opportunity to join a community of writers, participate in discussion and information sessions, and get feedback from Miller Writing Center consultants on a monthly basis throughout the semester.
Who Should Attend?
Graduate students just getting started, writing a draft, or significantly revising a draft of their thesis, dissertation, portfolio/ePortfolio, or piece for publication.
When and Where Does it Happen?
September 11, September 25, October 9, October 23, November 6, November 20
Online via Zoom
Registration is now open. Before registering, please note that you must commit to attending the entirety of each session, completing a total of 12 hours of work with the program over the course of the semester. Space is limited to 40 students.
Expectations for Participants
WriteFest is a free program. However, you must commit to attend the full two-hour duration of all six sessions. In instances where missing part or all of a session is unavoidable, you are expected to complete a make-up process or you may be unable to register for future University Writing programs and events.