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TWP Writing Studio

The TWP Writing Studio – dedicated to working with writers both within Duke and the broader Durham community – facilitates writers' critical and creative thought through collaborative, non-evaluative consultations, workshops, writing groups, and events. In all of our work, we actively seek to support diverse, inclusive writing communities. 

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Writing in the Disciplines

The Writing in the Disciplines (WID) program realizes that for students to become better writers, they need to be instructed from within particular disciplines. WID supports our faculty in all aspects of their work with student writing, from consulting on assignment design or developing a new W-coded course to offering workshops on giving feedback and grading.

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Faculty Write Program

The Faculty Write Program focuses on faculty-as-writers and aims to reinvigorate commitments to writing and teaching writing at Duke. The program emphasizes cultivating multi-disciplinary communities of writers to advance faculty writing and conversations about writing and research across the curriculum. Our program includes writing groups, retreats, workshops and consultations.

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First-Year Writing: Writing 101

Our first-year course in Academic Writing (Writing 101) offers students a foundation for and introduction to university-level writing. The course helps students develop strategies for generating, supporting, and sharing their ideas within a community of scholars.

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Duke Reader Project

The Duke Reader Project pairs students in participating courses with a Duke alum or employee who has professional expertise and interest in their writing project. This partnership provides students with a fresh perspective on their writing – beyond a classroom setting – and enables them to write more effectively for their intended audiences.

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