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Meet English Alum Aja Brooks ’05

Hometown: Hobbs, New Mexico Majors and Graduation Year: English and Spanish, 2005 Current Employment: Director, Center for Self-Help and Dispute Resolution, Second Judicial District Court, Albuquerque, NM What role has the English major played in your career path? When I think of the ways my English major has been useful… Continue Reading: Meet English Alum Aja Brooks ’05

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Meet English Alum Michael Lyle, MA ’83

Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia Graduation Year: MA in English, 1983 Current Employment: Clergy (retired) / Poet What role has the English major played in your career path?: I entered the MA program at Wake with the intention of a teaching career, but life, and God, intervened. I eventually entered seminary and… Continue Reading: Meet English Alum Michael Lyle, MA ’83

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Creative writing alum Nina Oteria launches poetry wall project with fellow artists in Durham, NC

A poem by Wake Forest University creative writing alumna Nina Oteria can now be found on the Corcoran Poetry Wall, a new public installation painted by Bethany Bash. Bash’s mural, which includes Oteria’s poem alongside a poem by Kristi Stout, is located on Corcoran Street between Ramseur Street and Main… Continue Reading: Creative writing alum Nina Oteria launches poetry wall project with fellow artists in Durham, NC

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Meet Alumni Jennifer Blevins, BA ’00, MA ’13

As an undergrad I double majored in English and Theatre, and I graduated in 2000. I finished my MA in English at Wake in 2013, and I earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of South Carolina in 2017. I am currently a PhD candidate in American Literature… Continue Reading: Meet Alumni Jennifer Blevins, BA ’00, MA ’13

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Meet English Alum Rebecca Davis, MA ’14

Hometown: Germanton, NC Major and Minor: BA in Creative Writing, English, and History; MA in English; MFA in Creative Writing: Fiction Current Employment: Author and Affiliated Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Salem College What role has the English major played in your career path? I’ve wanted to be a… Continue Reading: Meet English Alum Rebecca Davis, MA ’14

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