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Skills to Succeed: English alumni put degrees to good use
A story about the wide range of careers for English majors has just been posted on the ECU homepage. The feature profiles English alumni Bridget Todd (who works for tech/social media company Medium), Dan Neil (who writes about cars for the Wall Street Journal), and Megan Oteri (owner of Brick Scholars, which helps kids learn using Legos). Read on for

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First Publication for English MA graduate student William Eddins!
Congratulations to English MA student, William Eddins, on his first publication! His poem “The Polar Bear” will be published next spring in The Bitchin’ Kitsch. About The B’K The Bitchin’ Kitsch is a zine for artists, poets, prose writers, or anyone else who has something to say. it exists for the purpose of open creativity. You can also find William’s

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Dr. Katie Manthey to give Tag Lecture at 6 p.m. Jan. 25
The Department of English will host Dr. Katie Manthey as our Tag Lecturer at 6 p.m. Jan 25, 2017, in the Faulkner Gallery in Joyner Library. Please mark your calendars and plan to come out to her talk! Dr. Manthey’s work has been featured in popular venues like Jezebel, Conditionally Accepted, and The Body is Not An Apology. She is

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D’Andre Johnson, Amanda Tilley featured in Cornerstone magazine
English has made a good showing in the latest issue of Cornerstone magazine! D’Andre Johnson, who is getting a BA in English and a BFA in animation, is featured on p. 10 of the new issue of Cornerstone magazine in a story on internships. D’Andre, who is especially interested in creative writing, currently interns at the Greenville Office of Economic

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First Publication for English MA graduate student Cameron Green!
Congratulations to 2016 Bill Hallberg Award Winner and English MA student, Cameron Green, on his first publication! His story “The Color of a Bolivar” will be published in the next edition of WILDNESS Journal in January! WILDNESS is an online literary journal that seeks to promote contemporary fiction, poetry and non-fiction that evokes the unknown. Founded in 2015, each thoughtfully

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