Posts tagged with Washington College
15 May 2013 - Put on a Brave Smile
A few pieces of good news today, all leading up to some additional news about my writing life that I’ll announce later this week: ♦ Living Arrangements was named a category finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award. ♦ I will be heading to one of my favorite places — Portland, Oregon — for a week [...]
15 May 2012 - The 45th Winner
Today was the first day in weeks that I had a free evening to myself, and it was all thanks to a canceled writing group meeting. As much as I love a good critique session, this cancellation allowed me to 1. actually enjoy some time outside after work and 2. catch most of the live [...]
18 May 2011 - Final Thoughts After Watching the Sophie Kerr Ceremony
Okay, THIS will be my final Sophie Kerr post. I swear. If you’re all Sophied out, please check back Thursday morning for a post that is 100% unrelated to this prize. Promise. So I managed to tune into part of the Sophie Kerr ceremony webcast. Here are my thoughts: For much of the ceremony, I [...]
17 May 2011 - I hear NYC is the place to be (even for Sophie Kerr).
This is my invitation to the Sophie Kerr Prize ceremony, which will be held in New York City tonight. As a past winner, I was invited, but I won’t be attending because I’m currently eating lots of donuts and guzzling organic microbrewed beer attending a conference in Portland, Oregon. If I’d been available, I might [...]
16 May 2011 - Winning the Sophie Kerr Prize
My college graduation experience wasn’t exactly a typical one. I woke up knowing that one of two things could happen: I could either walk away with a significant amount of money, or I’d leave hugely disappointed. Washington College awards the Sophie Kerr Prize each year to the graduating senior “who has the best ability and [...]
7 October 2010 - Any Questions?
After interviewing dozens upon dozens of people as part of my job over the years, including heads of government agencies, CEOs, doctors, psychologists, scientists, and even the Secretary of Labor (okay, one question during a press conference), the tables were turned today when I was interviewed for a profile for my college’s alumni magazine. I [...]