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Oregon State University-Cascades (AWP Campus Visit Video Series)

Oregon State University-Cascades (AWP Campus Visit Video Series)


(music) (music) (music) At this residency I’ve been busier than I’ve ever been before, but accomplishing more than I ever thought possible. I’ve experienced the discomfort of revision, but also the confidence that comes from powering through and seeing a finished product. So it looks whimsical, but following through is tough as hell. (music) (music) Those of us who have family and jobs and a very complicated life–this can sustain our writing in balance with our lives. (music) (music) For me, the way our debates, our classroom
discussion, our hopes, our desires move from the
A frames to the living room to the kitchen to the dining room and
then follow into the next class is some of my favorite aspects of this program. (music) This is the program–out of just, like, especially the last two decades and a half with the escalation of these writing programs across the country, I feel like this is the one that everybody (inaudible). And I was asking Dr. Carr today about this, like, how did you make this? I feel like this is amazing. And, um– do you mind me quoting you? Go for it. You said–and i just love what she said– I wanted to build a program that I wanted that didn’t exist when I was (inaudible).

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