See news about the 2012 National Day on Writing
and about celebrations across the country!
The New York Times: The Learning Network blog post "Encourage Authentic Writing with #WhatIWrite and #NaNoWriMo" (October 4, 2012) introduces the October 19-20 Tweet-out #WhatIWrite and encourages participation in this year's National Day on Writing.
National Writing Project "Why I Write": The NWP has joined NCTE, The New York Times Learning Network, and others to collect the thoughts of people from all walks of life—scientists, reporters, poets, teachers, and students—to discover what they write.
School Library Journal: Tweet What You Write!
Education Week: "Celebrating Writing, Digital and Otherwise" and "Writing: Practice What You Preach"
2012 Celebrations at Colleges & Universities across the US:
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Redwood Writing Project (at Humboldt Public Library)
Community College of Aurora
Fort Lewis College, Durango
Front Range Community College, Boulder County
National Louis University, Chicago
University of Illiinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Iowa
Montgomery College, Montgomery County
The New Community College at The City University of New York
The College of Saint Rose, Albany & Graduate Admissions Blog
East Carolina University, Greenville
North Dakota State University, Fargo
Indiana University of PA
Lafayette College, Easton
Cairn University, Langhorne
University of Tennessee, Knoxville & Picture Gallery
Texas Lutheran University, Seguin & TLU YouTube video
University of Texas, Arlington
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Scholastic, Inc., Facebook Chat with Ruth Culham, Oct. 17
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Kids Invited to Write about Environment for Contest: Hyde Park, NY, October 6, 2012
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