Intertext is a publication showcasing the best undergraduate writing from Syracuse University's Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition. It exemplifies the power of writing and collaboration to inform and inspire.

The Louise Wetherbee Phelps Award recognizes excellence in writing in the Writing Program’s courses. Submissions are evaluated on depth, complexity, technical control, emotional and intellectual appeal, and how well they reflect the goals of the department.

The 2018 winners are “Her Name Was Hayley” by Grace Richardson and “Wanderlust” by Skyler Gausney-Jones.




Callie Chute conducts an interview with author William Cross, followed by a reading of "Taming My Rage."