Three Weeks at Wabash: 'Passion is for Pros'  
 

Award-winning and bestselling author Dan Simmons ’70 returned to campus last week to lead the first Wabash Writer's Workshop, a three-day intensive program that brought together six students with one of the world's finest and most successful writers.

“If I were to advertise my visit, I’d say, ‘Full-time professional novelist Dan Simmons is hunting for a few good men to become the novelists of the future,’ he said. '“The world needs writers, and we need a Wabash novelist for the 21st century. I believe that Wabash, the quintessential liberal arts college, is the perfect incubator for the 21st century novelist.'

 
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