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NWP Radio: “A Festival of Curiosity and Affection”: Reflections on the Writing Marathon

May 27, 2010

As we in the NWP look forward to a long weekend, perhaps with some time for writing, reflection, and travel, what better time to talk about the writing marathon?

The writing marathon, in its many forms, celebrates all three of these elements and is now the subject of a new book called "I'm a Writer": Essays on The Writing Marathon and Why We Write.

So join us for a conversation with some of the teacher-consultants and directors who have helped shape, and now are studying, the writing marathon as an activity that helps us keep in touch with our writing selves.


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