Alyssa Walter graduated with a BA in English in 2012 and currently works as a Senior Studio Manager at SoulCycle in New York, NY. Find her full interview in Deacon Spotlight here.
Three English professors—Susan Harlan, Judith Madera, and Gillian Overing—have been given Archie award funding for their research projects in 2018. The Archie award provides support for primary research and research travel domestically and internationally in the Arts and Humanities. Archie funding is typically used to support extensive research to be… Continue Reading: Professors Susan Harlan, Judith Madera, and Gillian Overing awarded Archie funding for 2018
Former English Department Writer in Residence John McNally will return to Wake Forest University on November 16 to give a reading as part of the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series. The reading will take place at 6 p.m. in the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery within Scales Fine Arts… Continue Reading: Writer John McNally to give a reading in Hanes Art Gallery November 16
Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina Major(s)/Minors: English major, Sociology and Medieval and Early Modern Studies minors Any highlights of your time here that you want to share?: I recently became an intern for the WFU Press, which publishes Irish poetry for distribution in North America. I love working with the Press because it… Continue Reading: Department Profile: English Major Carly East
I was born in White Plains, NY and grew up in Weston CT, then studied in California at SFSU. After living and studying in Ireland for 12 years for an MA and PhD at University College Dublin, I was fortunate to be hired here at Wake to teach Irish literature… Continue Reading: Department Profile: Dr. Jefferson Holdridge, Professor of English and Director of WFU Press
The family of Betty Jo Beeson Fitzpatrick ’50 recently gave $10,000 to the Wake Forest University English Department in support of the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series and the department’s Creative Writing program. This generous gift honors Betty Jo Beeson Fitzpatrick’s lifelong love of literature and learning. After graduating from… Continue Reading: Creative Writing program receives $10,000 gift from the family of Betty Jo Beeson Fitzpatrick