Redefining the Classroom

Canadian television does story on LSSU creative writing project

Posted: January 21st, 2014

CREATIVE WRITING TV – Reporter Jarius Patterson (seated) of CTV Northern Ontario interviews Lake Superior State University student Elizabeth Masters about her experience in teaching writing to prisoners. Four other students in Prof. Janice Repka's advanced creative writing class, along with Repka's colleague Eric Gadzinski Ph.D., recently offered a three-day creative writing workshop to inmates at the Chippewa Correctional Facility in Kinross, Mich. CTV aired Patterson's story on Jan. 22; click here to watch the broadcast in streaming video. (LSSU/John Shibley)

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CONTACTS: John Shibley, e-mail, 906-635-2314; Tom Pink, e-mail, 635-2315; Prof. Janice Repka, e-mail, 635-2448.