“Community Matters Here”: Inside NC State’s Creative Writing MFA Program
NC State’s MFA in Creative Writing program is devoted to tangible creative output and is informed by a mixture of classroom instruction, peer support and faculty mentorship.
Second-Year MA in Rhetoric and Composition Student, Lydia Elrod, Awarded the Witherspoon Fellowship 2021!
Lydia Elrod was awarded the prestigious Witherspoon Fellowship Award, which is awarded to students who have demonstrated experience in or a commitment to supporting Black communities within and beyond NC State’s campus.
Graduate Student Notes for February 2021
Sarah Nollenberger (MA, Literature) presented “‘To donate to the world a good Maud Martha’: Gwendolyn Brooks’s Romantic Imagination” at the 31st Annual Online EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU: Uncertain Futures: Exploring Ambiguities, Hopes and Anxieties, which took place February 10–12. Isaac […]
Second-Year MFA Student, Isaac Hughes Green, Won the 2021 Jacobs/Jones African-American Literary Prize & 2021 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers!
Congratulations to our second-year MFA student, Isaac Hughes Green, for winning the 2021 Jacobs/Jones African-American Literary Prize for his work, “Fifteens.” In addition, he won the 2021 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers! We couldn’t be more proud […]
Nollenberger Presented at 31st Annual Online EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
First-year MA literature concentration student, Sarah Nollenberger, presented at the 31st Annual Online EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU: “Uncertain Futures: Exploring Ambiguities, Hopes and Anxieties” which ran from February 10th to the 12th of 2021. Nollenberger’s presentation was titled, “‘To […]
Graduate Student Notes for November 2020
Michael Ivory, Jr. (MFA) presented “Mad Science: A Brief Survey of Medical Bias in Superhero Origin Stories” at the National Black Writers Conference earlier this month.
Student Spotlight: NDS to MSTC Graduate Student, Maggie Thompson
Meet Maggie Thompson, a full-time employee at NC State University who began her experience with us as a Non-Degree Studies (NDS) student and transitioned to a part-time graduate student of the M.S. in Technical Communication program. Despite her busy schedule […]
Graduate Student Notes for October 2020
Two MA/Literature concentration students delivered papers at the Southeastern Renaissance Conference, which was held at Mercer University: Meg Sanders, “’The house received all ornaments to grace it:’ Cavendish, Lanyer and the Cavalier Ideal of Bonum Vitae.” Madison Storrs, “Come Dawn: Reframing […]
Student Spotlight: International Grad Student, Red Hat Intern Sayee Jadhav
Meet Sayee Jadhav, an international student in her second year of the M.S. in Technical Communication program. Although COVID-19 disrupted much of the normal student life on campus, Jadhav offered us some time away from her teaching assistant responsibilities to […]
Meet our Students: Kelly Keener
Kelly Keener (She/Her/Hers) Hometown: Cary, NC Year: Senior, class of ‘20 Major: English Major with a Concentration in Literature What are some of your favorite classes? There are so many to choose from! If I had to name just […]