Manisha Sharma was recently a featured speaker for the Assocation of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP). Sharma shared her writing and mentorship experiences in a speech that is available on the AWP YouTube channel.
The AWP provides support, advocacy, resources and community to nearly 50,000 writers, 550 college and university creative writing programs, and 150 writers’ conferences and centers. The organization’s mission is to amplify the voices of writers and the academic programs and organizations that serve them while championing diversity and excellence in creative writing.
Sharma, who is an instructor for English 250, is also a communications specialist for the Student Innovation Center as well as the College of Design.