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Writing Department

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The Writing Department’s Travel Writing Course

Travel Writing (WR355) is an online course open exclusively to students who are studying abroad. The goal of this class is for students to learn different forms of travel writing, while also delving into the history, culture, and traditions of their host country and city.

Professor Ron Tanner Retires

July 2020 - Professor Ron Tanner has enjoyed success as an essayist, a novelist, and a writer of short fiction. Across these genres, he has displayed a distinctive voice that is wry, compassionate, and learned, deeply attuned to the delights and oddities of American culture.

Eliza Griswold Wins Pulitzer Prize

April 2019 - Journalist and poet Eliza Griswold is awarded the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction shortly after reading at Loyola’s Modern Masters Reading Series.

Jennifer Nordmark
Alumni

Jennifer Nordmark

Meet Jennifer, a 2011 graduate who applies her Loyola education to mentoring high school students interested in film animation

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