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Ann B.

Co-Founder
Ypsilanti, MI, USA

Biography

Ann Blakeslee is Professor of English and Director of the Office of Campus and Community Writing at Eastern Michigan University (www.emich.edu/ccw; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drRHXAYGjJo&feature=youtu.be). She coordinates all campus-wide and community-based writing initiatives, including the University Writing Center; Writing Across the Curriculum; Disciplinary Literacies, which brings together secondary and post-secondary instructors to study writing across disciplines; the Eastern Michigan Writing Project; the Family Literacy Initiative; YpsiWrites (https://www.emich.edu/ccw/ypsi-writes/index.php), a new community writing center in collaboration with 826michigan and the Ypsilanti District Library; and Cognitive Coaching and Adaptive Schools. She also has cultivated and coordinates collaborations with secondary writing centers and numerous organizations, including Upward Bound, Habitat for Humanity, Washtenaw Literacy, the Washtenaw Intermediate School District, A2Ethics, Mentor2Youth, and Bright Futures.