University of Dayton

Suit Up!

Take a look at who’s suiting up to serve as preliminary judges. We have lined up dozens of remarkable authors, bloggers and humorists to review and rank the entries in A Hotel Room of One’s Own: The Erma Bombeck | Anna Lefler Humorist-in-Residence Program. The judges, all established writers, will narrow the field for final judging… Read More

You Had Me at Room Service!

“A green jacket might be appealing if you’re a golfer but, if you’re a writer who barely goes outside, what could be better than being awarded a hotel room of your own?” That’s how Lois Alter Mark of Forbes describes what “may be the best writer’s residency in the country,” A Hotel Room of One’s… Read More

A Veritable Laugh-Inn: University Of Dayton Launches Humorist-In-Residence Program

DAYTON, Ohio — Room service. An omelet bar. The sun rising over the Great Miami River or, as some affectionately call it, the Dayton Riviera. Thanks to a generous gift from comic novelist and writer Anna Lefler, the University of Dayton’s Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop is offering two emerging humor writers the opportunity to dive… Read More