Mark your calendars for Roanoke Writes! Week

The Writing Center @ Roanoke College invites you to join our annual Roanoke Writes! celebration, held in honor of the National Day on Writing!

Visiting Writer - T.J. Anderson III
Monday, October 3oth, 7pm, Pickle
Please join us for an evening with poet, composer, and scholar T.J. Anderson III, author of the poetry collections River to Cross (Backwaters Press), Cairo Workbook (Willow Books), and At Last Round Up (lift books), as well as the Spoken-Word CD, Blood Octave (Flat Five Recordings). A former Fulbright Scholar, Anderson is the current Susan Gager Jackson Professor of Creative Writing at Hollins University, where he teaches courses in jazz literature, African American literature, poetry and performance, and creative writing. Anderson’s reading will be followed by a reception and book-signing.

Tuesday, October 31st, 11:45-1:00 pm, Colket Stage
Drop by and listen as students, faculty and staff read five-minute selections from their favorite writers! Can we keep the reading going non-stop for two hours? Prospective readers: contact us to sign up!

Badly Summarize a Movie Contest
Wednesday, November 1st, Colket Atrium
Stop by our table to give us the worst movie summary you can imagine or to take pictures with some familiar characters! The winner of our contest will receive (fill in here).

ROANOKE WRITES CARNIVALE! Thursday,November 2nd, 5:30-8 pm, Colket Atrium
Join us for cotton candy and carnival word games: Bananagrams, Mad Libs, Ticket Haiku, Scattergories, and more! Play a game, contribute a sentence to one of our campus-authored stories, and win fun carnival prizes!


For more information contact: Sandee McGlaun 375-2580