We're moving!  The Writing Page will be moving to www.marlboro.edu/academics/requirements/writing_program over the course of the next week.  Please make note of the new address.  Information on this site will continue to be updated through September 5, 2003.

Scores for the Preliminary Writing Exam, September 1, 2003

Advance sign-up sheets for Writing Seminars are available on Writing Instructor's doors.  (Biamonte -- Dal 24; Mooney -- Dal 27A; Sheehy -- Dal 37).

A Student's Survival Guide to the Clear Writing Requirement: answers to frequently asked questions about the Writing Program, the portfolio and the Requirement, written by former Marlboro students.

Writing Courses for Fall 2003

  • Writing Seminar:  America Noir (Sheehy)
    • Tu-Th 1:30 - 2:50, Th 6:30 - 9:00 (D38)
    • Intro class: Wednesday 10:30, D43
  • Writing Seminar:  Darkness Visible (Biamonte)
    • Tu-Th 10:00 - 11:20, D43
    • Intro class:  Wednesday 8:30, D42
  • Writing Seminar: Milestones in American Censorship (Mooney)
    • Tu-Th 11:30 - 12:50, D13
    • Intro class:  Wednesday 9:00, D13
  • Writing Seminar: Composing a Self (Biamonte)
    • Tu-Th 11:30 - 12:50, D43
    • Intro class:  Wednesday 9:30, D38
  • Writing Seminar:  War and Rumors of War (Sheehy)
    • Tu-Th 11:30 - 12:50, D38
    • Intro class:  Wednesday 10:30, D43
  • Writing Seminar: Studies in Short Fiction (Mooney)
    • Tu-F 3:30 - 4:50, D43
    • Intro class:  Wednesday, 10:00, D38

Designated Writing Courses can be found in the Fall 2003 Course List


Past Writing Courses

The Instructors

Laura Stevenson

John Sheehy

Gloria Biamonte

Style Resources


Style guides:


Writing Centers:


Science and Technical Writing:


Creative Writing:

Research Resources

Books and Resources Online


Online bookstores:

  • Amazon.com (new books, very complete listings. Fast and good, but not necessarily cheap.)
  • Bibliocity (used books -- you have to register to search. Online ordering, quick delivery)
  • BookFinder.com (a GREAT source for used books -- searches used bookstores across the country. Online ordering, quick delivery.)


Places to start research online:

  • Jack Lynch's INCREDIBLE list of online resources (searchable -- a must-see)
  • The Voice of the Shuttle -- resources on nearly every field conceivable in the humanities


Further books and resources on the web: