Student Advisory Board

The Student Advisory Board, nominated by the faculty of The Writing Seminars, is a group of junior and senior majors who work together to make connections among all our department’s undergraduates, as well as between undergraduates and faculty, in and out of the classroom..

Office Hours

Fridays, 4-5 PM on Zoom

Stop by to ask questions and talk with members of the student advisory board! We also offer informal writing advice.

Events

The board helps plan and facilitate a number of events, such as the Lit Barn student reading series, the Books & Brunch short story club, and social gatherings between students and faculty. 

All SAB events will be posted on The Writing Seminars events page.

Student Writing Clubs

Bluejays and Poets

“We provide students– particularly those from underrepresented groups– a judgement-free space to express emotion and connect deeply to one another through poetry, singing, rapping and songwriting.”

Writers’ Warehouse

“If you want to find a supportive creative writing community on campus, Writer’s Warehouse is perfect for you! We meet once a week to work on our writing, flipping between writing and workshopping each week.” 

Learn more about Writers’ Warehouse on campus groups or Instagram.

The Hopkins Review

For the first time since the journal’s launch in 2008, THR is officially inviting upper-level undergraduates (juniors and seniors) to join its editorial team. There are two opportunities for involvement: 

Reader (volunteer)

This position is an opportunity to have a hands-on experience with the literary publication process at a university journal.  This position is only open to Writing Seminars majors and minors, and preference will be given to those who are taking or have completed the Advanced Workshop in the genre of their choice. 

Professional Intern (for-credit)

Interns will focus on increasing THR’s readership and public profile through social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), our website, digital marketing campaigns, subscription drives, and other marketing, communication, and publicity efforts. This position is a good fit for a skilled writer with an interest in publishing, communications, and the contemporary literary world. 

Please email doramalech@jhu.edu for more details.

Other Ways to Get Involved

Writing Seminars students are involved with many other organizations and student-run publications on campus, including: