The Guilfordian

ANON writing workshop gives safe space for students to share work

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Students gathered together in the Hege Library to share their creative pieces for an Anonymous Writing Workshop (ANON), on Thursday, Sept. 26. Selena Wolf Berkley, the workshop leader, was hoping to bring together writers of different ability to essentially create a “safe space” for students to share ...

New endowment will provide creative writing scholarship

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

The Sherwood Anderson family has donated an endowment of $600,000 to Guilford College to support emerging creative writers at Guilford. Sherwood Anderson was a 20th-century American novelist best known for his novel “Winesburg, Ohio.” The endowment comes from his estate, which has been passed...

Community of writers work to sharpen their craft in the Guilford Writing Group

Emma Rumpl, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

Looking for a nice, relaxing space to work on your writing whilst surrounded by non-judgmental, friendly peers? How about one with a flexible schedule, providing you with plenty of opportunities to unite with fellow writers? If this sounds tempting, then the Guilford Writing Group may be just for...

Q&A with Pushcart Prize nominee Mylène Dressler

Q&A with Pushcart Prize nominee Mylène Dressler

Brittany Murdock, Staff Writer

December 7, 2012

As I make my way into Archdale Hall, I am greeted by a tall, dark-haired, ravishing woman. Her arms coil around me as she embraces me. Her bubbly personality and radiating smile brings warmth to the room, and I find myself feeding off of her happiness. Visiting Assistant Professor of English Mylène...

Author Terry Roberts speaks on crafting first novel

Author Terry Roberts speaks on crafting first novel

Allison DeBusk, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012

It’s 1917. At a luxurious resort in the North Carolina mountains, local townspeople watch over imprisoned Germans while the hotel manager falls in love with a married woman from New York City. This is the plot of Terry Roberts’ first novel, “A Short Time to Stay Here,” which was the focus...

Writing group provides outlet for creativity, encouragement

Writing group provides outlet for creativity, encouragement

Chassidy Crump, Guest Writer

September 28, 2012

Lovers of the written word converge in Duke 103 each week to create, critique and discuss their process and help one another on their writing journey. The Guilford Writing Group is a community of students and faculty with varying interests along the writing spectrum; belonging requires nothing more than...