March 26, 2008 marks the one year anniversary of Students Publish Here! On that day I will publish a letter written by Wendell Berry to my creative writing students, in which he sets out his philosophy of writing. You don't want to miss it! Here are a few lines from that letter:
"By taking up the study of writing now, you are assuming consciously, probably for the first time in your lives, a responsibility for our language."
"The first obligation of a writer is to tell the truth -- or to come as near to telling it as is humanly possible."
"As you learn to judge what you read, you will learn also to judge, and so improve, what you write."
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