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. You can learn more about the SAB’s activities from the 2020-2021 co-chairs.

Advisory Board Co-chairs

Elana Rubin

Elana Rubin

Sumi Kim

Sumi Kim

Advisory Board Members

Ryan Aghamohammadi, Reid Bradshaw, Dominique Dickey, Frankie Karnedy, Anishta Khan, Rudy Malcom, Oliver McMammon, Chloe Otterson, Kylie Poe, Meghana Ravi, Elizabeth Redmond, Ellie Taylor and Cate Turner

Office Hours

Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Stop by to ask questions and talk with members of the student advisory board! We also offer informal writing advice and feedback on creative writing work.

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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 event page.

Student Involvement

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