• Year-end awards honor undergraduate and graduate students for their excellence

    The Department of English recognized outstanding writers and scholars for their exemplary work in a virtual ceremony.

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  • Putting loss into words

    English department community members offer portraits of Karen Laughlin, their valued colleague.

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  • Publisher Kim MacQueen looks to her past for one of many future projects

    The English alumna found friendship and family at the Florida Flambeau during a formative time in her life. Now she is gathering shared memories from others for publication.

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  • English department offers Honors in the Major Program students rich, diverse scope for research and creativity

    English majors are applying their writing and research skills in increasing numbers, adding another academic achievement to their list of accomplishments.

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Student, Alumni, and Donor News

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FSU’s Reading-Writing Center tutors and Digital Studio consultants are available to guide students through any questions they have about writing or digital projects.

Gail Levy

She covered the catastrophic aftermath of Hurricane Michael, and now she and her WJHG-WECP colleagues are navigating the reporting environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chloe Addleson

She graduated from Florida State University in August 2019 and began working at the NYC-based agency in September 2019. She is a senior publisher for the company.

Amber Cresgy

The students in her fall 2019 Women in Literature course nominated Cresgy for the award, citing her "encouraging...engaging" teaching style.

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FSU's Reading-Writing Center and Digital Studio earned national certification in December 2019 for the work tutors and consultants offer to the campus community.

Lauren Olster

English graduate Lauren Olster credits her writing, editing, and media studies at FSU for giving her the foundation to craft her comedy career.

Meagan Martinez

FSU students who major in English have found funny ways to combine their studies with their funny sides.

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Craft is a fourth-year doctoral student in FSU's Creative Writing Program, and her debut poetry collection, Plunder, won the 2019 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize.

Masters in four

She was one of 14 finalists who competed to win the competition. Miller's presentation was titled "Crafting the Setting of a Novel: Inspiration, Imitation & Invention" and explained the reasons for the location she chose for her novel.

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The day-long symposium will allow visitors to see the different ways that students are creating digital projects now and where digital work is headed for the future.

Student Profiles

Angela Lertkiratikul

Angela K. Lertkiratikul is currently a senior majoring in English with a focus in Editing, Writing, and Media and minoring in biology.

Suzanne Raybuck

Suzanne Raybuck is an Honors student and Presidential Scholar in her sophomore year at Florida State University and is pursuing dual degrees in English with a concentration in Editing, Writing and Media and Information Technology.

David Advent

David Advent is in his senior year at Florida State University, double majoring in English with a concentration in Literature and International Affairs...

Erin Christopher

A third-year senior from Lexington, Kentucky, Erin came to Florida State University to study English with a concentration in Creative Writing for her major. . .

Mae Espinosa

Mae is a junior dual degree student who is studying English Literature with a Communications minor, as well as earning a double major in Political Science and International Affairs. In the fall of 2018, Mae starts her honors thesis...

Rosalind Helsinger

In her freshman year, Rosalind organized the start of a campus Shakespeare Club because she realized there was not a student outlet to unite the literary and theatrical aspects of Shakespeare...

Colby Blackwill

Colby recently was awarded an IDEA grant for his honors thesis. English Professor James Kimbrell is supervising Colby’s thesis...

Talise Burton

Talise Burton is a senior English major with a concentration in Creative Writing and she is earning a minor in Entrepreneurship. As a 2018 IDEA Grant recipient...

Catherine Buckler

Catherine Buckler graduated in May 2018 with an English degree (Editing, Writing and Media track) and minors in Philosophy and Film Studies...

Nicole Tripodis

Nicole is a junior English major studying on the Editing, Writing, and Media track, with a minor in Art History. She has spent the past two summers in New York City as an intern...

Rebecca Barton

In her sophomore year at Florida State University, Rebecca had the privilege of participating in the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)...