Tortoise a journal of writing pedagogy
Tortoise: A Journal of Writing Pedagogy is an annual journal that publishes excerpts of student scholarship from within the Princeton community. Showcasing writers from all disciplines and at all levels—both Princeton undergraduate and graduate students—we aim to emphasize the writing process as much as its “finished” product.
Excerpts of exemplary academic writing are curated with reflective commentaries on the research and writing methods underpinning the prose. Tortoise’s ambition is thus not just to share student writing with a wider audience but also to demonstrate how it works and how it was developed.
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Throughout the academic year, our staff publishes short pieces bridging pedagogy and concepts from the Lexicon with our everyday experiences.
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Meigan Clark ’22
Frances Mangina ’22
Christina Cho ’24
Joe Himmelfarb ’24
Alice McGuinness ’24
Jasmine Rivers ’24
Owen Travis ’24
Emily Wu ’24
Diane Yang ’23
Natalia Zorilla ’23
Ben Fancy, Ph.D.
Writing Center Coordinator, Princeton University
Amanda Irwin Wilkins, Ph.D.
Director, Princeton Writing Program, Princeton University
Judy Swan, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Writing in Science and Engineering, Princeton University