Announcing the 22-23 D.A. Brown Essay Award Winners

Each year, English faculty nominate the top essays from their lower- and upper-level literature courses for the department’s D.A. Brown Essay Awards. This summer, three students were recognized for exemplary essays written in the 2022-2023 academic year. The 22-23 D.A. Brown Essay Award for Literary […]

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2023-2024 Executive Board for Sigma Tau Delta

Announcing the newly elected executive board for Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society: President: Frances Riggs ’24Vice President: Alexis Williams ’25Secretary: Mary Outland ’24Historian: Sydney Pasceri ’25Treasurer: Mackenzie Jackson ’24Membership Chair: Anna Beim ’25Public Relations Chair: Lily Klett ’24Social Events Chair: Sofia […]

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18 students inducted into Sigma Tau Delta

This fall, 18 students were inducted into Wake Forest University’s Sigma Omega chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honors society. Students honored with Sigma Tau Delta induction are junior or senior English or Writing majors/minors who are in the top 35 […]

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Announcing our 2021-22 student scholarships & awards

After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, the English department gathered in person this spring for our annual awards reception honoring our outstanding majors, minors, and graduate students. We met in a Davis Field tent to recognize our student leaders, Honors in English […]

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Meet English Major Abigail Franke ’22

Hometown: Karnes City, Texas Major and minors: English Major, Creative Writing & Theatre Minors Highlights of your time at Wake: One of the most amazing things about my time at Wake comes in two parts. The first is when I took a chance and decided […]

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