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Writer’s Event: Daniel Alarcón (a CW110 assignment I’m doing with students in the class)

On Tuesday, February 11, novelist and journalist Daniel Alarcón read from his most recent novel, At Night We Walk in Circles. The event was co-sponsored by Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore in Berkeley and the Center for Latin American Studies at UC … Continue reading

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find your story: tell it

In preparing to teach CW 110–an advanced nonfiction writing class I teach at UC Berkeley–I glanced over an old syllabus and decided I needed to change it in large part because since I last taught the class three years ago, … Continue reading

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rough drafts, diigo, it’s friday!!

On Tuesday rough drafts were due, and late Monday night (uh-oh!!) I wrote mine. But I had been thinking about the topic a lot (oh dear, I am now imagining how I would respond to the student who said this … Continue reading

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ansel adams #fiat lux

In my first year composition course, we are participating in UC Berkeley’s campus-wide On the Same Page project, using a facsimile edition of the book Fiat Lux, photographs by Ansel Adams and text by Nancy Newhall. We’ll be taking photographs … Continue reading

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