Phil Klay, USMC veteran and author of “Redeployment,” will be visiting ECU on March 16-17 to participate in the Veterans Writing Workshop. Klay’s “Redeployment” is a collection of short stories that won the National Book Award for Fiction. He has also written an article for the New York Times, “What We’re Fighting For: Our acts of moral courage defend America
Nikki Cox, Technical and Professional Communication MA student in the Department of English, teaches high school in Havelock and is currently completing a professional communication and public relations internship with Brick Scholars. The company is led by ECU Creative Writing alumni Megan Oteri. Megan visited Nikki’s high school class recently to run a workshop. Visit WNCT to learn more about
English faculty member John Hoppenthaler meets with Pulitzer Prize winning poet Rita Dove (far left) and other writers at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference in Washington, DC.
Come help The University Writing Center celebrate International Writing Centers Week! UWC is kicking off a series of workshops called “Writing for Change.” These workshops are modeled off the National Writing Project’s Letters to the Next President and are focused on helping students use their voice to enact local, state, and national change though letters. Where: University Writing Center (Joyner
Friday’s book giveaway by the Department of English in Wright Plaza was a success. Students wanting to learn more about undergraduate programs in English can visit http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/engl/UndergraduatePrograms.cfm