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Since 1982, we have been an independent academic unit serving the entire campus community and remain a key part of undergraduate general education here at the University of Massachusetts. Our award-winning program's mission is to help students at UMass Amherst acquire the writing skills they need in their courses, their careers, and their lives in general.
March 15, 2021
As of September 2020, the Writing Program at the University of Massachusetts is pleased to welcome Dr. Elkie Burnside as Assistant Director. Dr. Burnside holds a Ph.D. in English (Composition and...
January 21, 2021
Dr. Kate Vieira...
April 22, 2020
The winners of the 2020 Charles Moran Best Text Contest have been announced! This work was completed in one of the UMass writing courses (College Writing, Junior Year Writing, or Writing, Identity,...
March 13th, 2020 was the last day we met our College Writing and Writin
Read "Taste and Smell," a poetry submission for Marking the Moment, by Rachel Smith.Read More »