• Jenna Kelley stays close to home to find compelling stories to share with viewers

    The Florida State University English alumna creates bonds between news watchers and their neighbors and livelihoods,

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  • Her "meditation process" inspires Diamond Forde's award-winning poetry

    She won the 2020 Furious Flower Poetry Prize, and her writing practices help keep Forde humble yet motivated.

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  • Alexa Doran earns the 2020 May Sarton Poetry Prize for 'DM Me, Mother Darling'

    Doran and her 4 year old son shared the joy of finding out she had won. Bauhan Publishing will publish Doran’s manuscript next year.

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  • Enriching her education, following a familiar path

    Emma Moody did not travel far to pursue her master's degree in Integrated Marketing Communications, choosing to stay at FSU following the completion of her undergraduate studies.

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Student, Alumni, and Donor News

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Recent graduate of English Gabrielle Donofrio finished her college career in May 2020 with the designation of being University Honors student.

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Once Toni Galeassi switched her major from biochemistry to English, she took advantage of the department's array of resources, including courses, internships, and career networking.

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Recent graduate of English Carly Colonna finished her college career in May 2020 with the designation of being University Honors student.

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Recent graduate of English Gabriela Rodriguez finished her college career in May 2020 with the designation of being University Honors student.

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Working with colleagues from her time working at the Florida Flambeau, Kim MacQueen is guiding the effort to "capture the spirit" of working for the independent newspaper.

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Recent graduate of English Nicholas Holt completed an Honors in the Major project titled "Oh—To Be A Worm!"

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Recent graduate of English Caleb Dros completed an Honors in the Major project titled "Tobacco/Sand."

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

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Working in a corporate environment was not his dream job, so he jumped into the world of freelance writing.

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No in-person ceremony for the Department of English's Awards Ceremony was no problem, as the event shifted to a virtual presentation.

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)...