Princeton Writes

Princeton Writes seeks to foster an environment that encourages and celebrates writing at its best and most diverse. Signature events include an annual essay contest for members of Princeton’s academic professional, administrative, and support staffs, mini writing retreats for staff,  and a biannual symposium on communication, which began in the spring of 2019 with Connect: Harnessing the Power of Words.

2019-2020 Staff Essay Contest Topic

At a time when headlines seldom capture people at their best, describe an act of kindness or selflessness, large or small, that you have experienced or witnessed and explain how this has affected you.

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