Carnegie Mellon University
August 28, 2017

Atkinson Takes Talents, Passions to Iconic Chautauqua

Atom Atkinson is taking on a new role in New York.As visitors descend upon the thriving lakeside educational community of Chautauqua, New York, CMU creative writing alumnus Atom Atkinson thinks about how to transform the group's literary arts experience.

Effective Sept. 1, Atkinson will be director of literary arts for the Chautauqua Institution — a new position with the mission of using education to inspire conversations of national importance.

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