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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Q&A with City Theatre Company’s Clare Drobot

creative writing alumna clare drobot is the director of new play development at city theatre

The New York Times once described City Theatre Company as “Pittsburgh’s most innovative theater company.” As its Director of New Play Development, Clare Drobot (CW’05) is responsible for reading scripts submitted by writers and helping develop the company’s season of plays.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Creative Writing Alumna Wins National Fiction Prize

creative writing alumna anne ray has won the national danahy fiction prize Anne Ray (CW ’00) has won the national Danahy Fiction Prize for her short story, “Please Repeat My Name.” The Danahy Fiction Prize is given annually for previously unpublished works of short fiction entries that are judged by “Tampa Review,” the faculty-edited literary journal of the University of Tampa.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Chris Warren Completes Ireland Fellowship Dedicated To Digital Humanities Project

associate professor of english christopher n. warren Associate Professor of English Christopher N. Warren recently completed a month-long fellowship at the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, where he worked on a new digital humanities project called “Distant Reading the ‘Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB).’”

Friday, June 24, 2016

Career Guidance: New Course Explores Options, Helps Students Prepare

pathwaysIn the “Pathways: Dietrich College Career Exploration Seminar” mini course, students will meet alumni, learn about their career trajectories and use their stories to inspire their own professional development plans. The course will be led by English Department Special Faculty Member Jennifer Keating-Miller.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Alumni Make Pittsburgh A Better Place Through The Sprout Fund

english department alumni cathy lewis long and ryan coon lead the sprout fund. Through their work at The Sprout Fund, English Department alumni Cathy Lewis Long (LCS, PW’91) and Ryan Coon (CW, English’06) are making Pittsburgh a better place to live, work and play.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Dietrich College Honors Staff at Annual Luncheon

department of english staff at the Dietrich College Honors Staff at Annual Luncheon

Department of English Administrative Coordinator Eyona Bivins was honored for her 10 years of service and for being a member of the college's AIM Committee at the Dietrich College Staff Appreciation Luncheon.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Student-Athlete Carson Quiros Earns Perfect GPA

creative writing and professional writing major carson quiros earned a perfect gpa

Eighty student-athletes recorded a 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) for the semester, while 33 of them, including Carson Quiros, earned a 4.0 for the academic year. Quiros, who recently graduated, majored in creative writing and professional writing while playing on Carnegie Mellon's Women's Soccer team.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

From Carnegie Mellon To Simon & Schuster

chloe fraboni is an editor and author at Simon & Schuster Chloe Fraboni earned a bachelor’s degree in creative writing and English in 2011 and is now an editor and author at Simon & Schuster, which is home to acclaimed novelists, such as Stephen King, David McCullough, Jennifer Weiner and more.


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