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Presley, who graduated in 2014, credits the research and writing lessons she learned as an English major for enhancing her skills as FSU's Sustainable Campus communications coordinator.
She found inspiration for her chapbook in a graduate course, reading love letters exchanged between Emily Dickinson and her sister-in-law. Hanley took a more modern perspective for the writing of her love poems.
Hart graduated in April 2021 with her English-Creative Writing degree, and she expanded her perspectives and storytelling skills as an undergraduate. Her first publication, Of Thrones and Thieves, is set to be released in August 2021.
Pandey's research into online writing earned her a CCCC Scholars for the Dream Travel Award. A doctoral student in the Rhetoric and Composition Program, Pandey's academic research focuses on digital spaces, social media applications, and how to better humanize virtual communication.
They trusted their intuition to be more creative, and that path led to a love of poetry and community. Lessons learned in an Introduction to Poetry course persuaded Halle to switch majors to English, and the decision led to success as an undergraduate and a future of embracing the craft.