Vermont native Mark Treanor wins Colby Award for book about service in Vietnam War and its aftermath
NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Mark Treanor has won the 2021 William E. Colby Award for his book, “A Quiet Cadence.” Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont, presents the award, now in its 22nd year, annually to a first solo work of fiction or…Read More
For bestselling historical author, past is dialogue
Colby Award Selection Committee Chairman Alex Kershaw hopes to keep important emerging authors in the spotlight Hungry for a history snack? Alex Kershaw can satisfy. His Twitter feed, a tasting menu of this-day-in-history moments, hints at the gourmet spreads in…Read More
Carlo D’Este, Norwich graduate and Military Writers’ Symposium co-founder, dies at age 84
Decorated U.S. Army veteran became renowned historian, revered author
Carlo D’Este, a 1958 Norwich University graduate who became a decorated U.S. Army colonel, a renowned military historian and co-founder of Norwich University’s Military Writers’ Symposium, died Sunday. He was 84.
Week in Review Oct. 2, 2020: Celebration, preparation, concentration
Homecoming brings weekend celebration; Careerpalooza, Military Writers’ Symposium lie ahead Challenge accepted. Party started. The coronavirus pandemic has lingered stubbornly, forcing big changes in all facets of campus life. (Be honest, how often did you say “multiple modalities” before this…Read More
Norwich to hold 26th annual Military Writers’ Symposium
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University hosts the 26th annual Military Writers’ Symposium, running Oct. 7 to Oct. 8. The symposium, which will address “Weaponizing Water: Ancient Tactic, New Implications” is free and open to the public and will be held virtually…Read More
The Colby Award is named for William E. Colby, a notable American intelligence officer and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
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