Faculty Writes

Offerings for Faculty

CSU Writes offers faculty opportunities to gather with colleagues from units, colleges, and departments across campus to discuss the craft and practice of professional academic writing.

SUITES: Dedicated Facilitation Programs

CSU Writes offers multiple suites of options designed to support the needs of specific groups of writers: Graduate student and researchers of color; NREL collaborations; NIH R01 & R21 grant writers; NSF and other grant writers, DOC & GRAD manuscript writers; Faculty and researcher manuscript writers; School of Eduction graduate student writers; and writers working on literature reviews and on teaching philosophies for academic job applications.

Workshops

CSU Writes workshops address the 4 areas academic writers encounter their greatest challenges: SPACE, TIME, ENERGY/MOMENTUM, and ACADEMIC STYLE. Topics change each semester and explore the most current studies and trends in scholarly writing productivity and publishing.

Writing Retreats

CSU Writes offers multiple writing retreat options over the academic year and summer. Faculty retreats during the fall and spring semesters tend to be shorter (1-2 days). Summer retreats are longer with 4- or 5-day retreat options.

Workshops

CSU Writes workshops address the 4 areas academic writers encounter their greatest challenges: SPACE, TIME, ENERGY/MOMENTUM, and ACADEMIC STYLE. Topics change each semester and explore the most current studies and trends in scholarly writing productivity and publishing.

FEEDBACK Groups

Feedback groups are comprised of faculty and researchers who wish to generate and edit grant proposals or scholarly manuscripts. Each group runs for 4 to 8 weeks during a semester, depending on the focus of the group: NIH, NSF, article or book-length manuscript. Start and end dates will vary according to group or proposal due date.

Accountability & Momentum

WARP: Writing Accountability for Research Projects

A weekly accountability options for faculty and postdocs who wish to set weekly writing goals and be held accountable for meeting them.

show up & write.
M-T-W-R

These are writing-centered and quiet spaces that help faculty, postdocs, and graduate students build momentum on writing projects.

Collaborations & Department Offerings

 

Department Special Events

Consider ways your department faculty can benefit by collaborating with CSU Writes and we can look for ways to make it happen. 

To date, CSU Writes has organized specialty presentations about writing productivity, offered graduate semester-long seminars, and supported specific department writing-oriented visions. Email CSU Writes for more information.