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Suzanne Strempek Shea Begins the 2010 Writers’ Workshop Series

news 5The 13th Writers’ Workshop Series series kicks off with author Suzanne Strempek Shea on September 29, 2010, 7:00 p.m. in the Dodge Room in the Reed Campus Center. Winner of the 2000 New England Book Award, Suzanne Strempek Shea is the author of three memoirs and five novels, including Selling the Lite of Heaven, Hoopi Shoopi Donna, and Lily of the Valley.

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Investiture and 170th Convocation

news 4Robert W. Hill III will be installed as The Williston Northampton School’s 19th head of school as part of the school’s annual Convocation Ceremony at 6:00 p.m., September 24, on the campus quadrangle in front of the Reed Campus Center.

Convocation, which marks the official opening of school, will begin with a procession of Williston faculty and special guests. Students, alumni, community members, and friends of the school will attend the event, which will also be webcast at www.williston.com/investiture.

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Writers’ Workshop Series Guest List 1998-2010

Since its inception in 1998, The Writers’ Workshop Series at Williston has hosted a variety of visiting writers. Authors of fiction and non-fiction, playwrights, journalists, and poets have all come to campus. Listed below are the writers who have come to Williston over the years.

WRITERS FROM PAST WORKSHOPS
  • Elizabeth Alexander
  • Nora Raleigh Baskin
  • Madeleine Blais
  • Chris Bohjalian
  • Laure-Anne Bosselaire
  • Kurt Brown
  • Augusten Burroughs
  • Philip Caputo
  • Wyn Cooper
  • Chic Eglee
  • Joseph Ellis
  • Martín Espada
  • Helen Fremont
  • Thomas French
  • Anthony Giardin
  • Arthur Golden
  • Jonathan Harr
  • Pam Houston
  • David Huddle
  • Daniel Jones
  • John Katzenbach
  • Tracy Kidder
  • Wally Lamb
  • Elinor Lipman
  • Bill Littlefield
  • Bret Lott
  • Gregory Maguire
  • John Marks
  • Cammie McGovern
  • Jill McCorkle
  • Mameve Medwed
  • Robert Meeropol
  • Roland Merullo
  • Sue Miller
  • Deborah Monroe
  • Joseph Nocera
  • Tom Perrotta
  • Jodi Picoult
  • Frederick Reiken
  • Richard Russo
  • Mary Jo Salter
  • Stacy Schiff
  • Cathleen Schine
  • Suzanne Strempek Shea
  • Anita Shreve
  • Curtis Sittenfeld
  • Peter Smith
  • Susan Snively
  • Les Standiford
  • David Stern
  • Seabastian Stuart
  • Kevin Sweeney
  • James Tate
  • John Edgar Weideman
  • Joan Wickersham
  • Meg Wolitzer

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