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A. J. Downs Writers at Work Series

the a. j. downs writers at work series brings professional writers to gilman for a day to read from their work in an upper school assembly, visit and work with classes, and meet with faculty members.

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The Writers at Work Series is named for English teacher A. J. Downs, who was a member of the Gilman faculty from 1950-1989.




Paragon, the Upper School literary magazine, showcases innovative, well-crafted, and creative student literature, including poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and memoir. Paragon is published at least once a year.

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