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  • Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

    Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

    May 26 | Featured | | Comments Off on Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

    Last fall, Sally Mann ’74, M.A. ’75 and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing Karen Bender both made the shortlist of the National Book Awards—Mann for a memoir and...

  • Stories Worth the Telling

    Stories Worth the Telling

    May 26 | Featured | | Comments Off on Stories Worth the Telling

    It took Lee Smith ’67 some time to find her true voice. Meeting Eudora Welty at Hollins was a turning point in her writing life. Although I don’t usually write autobiographical...

  • The Process of Becoming Better

    The Process of Becoming Better

    May 26 | Featured | | Comments Off on The Process of Becoming Better

    Playwright Meredith Dayna Levy ’12 has scaled the heights and gone underground to connect stories with an audience. By Beth JoJack ’98 All across the country, actors are bringing the...

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