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May.10.2012
I go to work every day on a college campus in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Today, the day before graduation, the jacarunda trees have started to bloom bright violet and the event management companies are busily constructing tents and setting out thousands of chairs for the graduates and their...
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Apr.24.2012
Ivory Madison delivering conference keynote @ USC Writers Conference
Thanks to all who contributed to the first USC Writers Conference on April 20. It was a great event with good conversation and a wonderfully crafted keynote by Ivory Madison. Mark your calendars for 2013 when we will hold a two day conference on April 18 & 19. We will be adding more to the '...
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Apr.19.2012
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Thanks to all of you who entered the blog contest and congratulations to the winners who will be joining us tomorrow in Los Angeles. For those of you who will not be there, we will be following the event live on twitter @EileenKohan This weekend is my favorite time on campus. Throughout the week...
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Apr.13.2012
What does it take to be a great writer? That is the question. On Friday, April 20 Ivory Madison, the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of this online writers community will share her answers at the USC Writers Conference in Los Angeles. Dana Gioia, the former chairman of the NEA will approach the topic from...
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Apr.05.2012
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Why would a university host a writers conference? One reason is to share the amazing resources available in a large research library. Check the acknowledgements at the end of any book and count the number of librarians who have contributed to the success of our most prominent writers. It doesn't...
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Mar.28.2012
USC Campus in Los Angeles
Join us for a full day of conversations and workshops beginning with a keynote address by Ivory Madison, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of redroom.com. To register go to http://www.usc.edu/esvp and enter code: uscwc . There are a limited number of USC student scholarships available. Please contact...
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