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    A Florida State University graduate, he currently teaches English in the United Arab Emirates capital and runs a series of open mic nights and poetry slams called Rooftop Rhythms.

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Student, Alumni, and Donor News

Jacqueline Suskin

A student in FSU's English department in the 2000s, alumna Jacqueline Suskin made a name for herself writing poetry with a relic from the 1950s

Paul Shields, who earned his Ph.D. from FSU in 2005, reflects back on his years of studying with Professor Stan Gontarski and learning more about Samuel Beckett.

Emma Moody

When Emma Moody was in high school, she received a camera as a gift. She turned that present into a way to see the world through a caring and creative perspective.

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Co-founders Caroline Butler and Parker Logan created the Undergraduate Reading Series, which gives four writers 20 minutes to share their work, both fiction and poetry writing, in front of the audience.

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Student journalists have an outlet to learn more about the field and to network with others who are seeking jobs in the industry.

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With a new vision, editors for The Southeast Review looks ahead with the aim to make the journal's content more accessible to readers.

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Melanie Flores and Ashley Falzoi relied on their English department courses and research work to find a place in one of FSU's academic organizations.

CJ Hauser

CJ Hauser appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, and she wowed the host and viewers with her stories about her writing as well as how she inspires her students to find time to write.

Laurel Lathrop

Laurel Lathrop succeeded in all of the challenges to become a show contestant. She competes along with two other trivia buffs, in front of TV game show host Alex Trebek.

Kelly Hall

FSU English alumna Kelly Hall has seen the world from multiple perspectives, and now she is encouraging undergraduate students to follow a similar path.