Five writers whose passion for creative writing blossomed during their undergraduate days at UTC will be featured at an upcoming Meacham Writers’ Workshop event. On Saturday, Oct. 21, a UTC Alumni Reading—with conversation and Q&A to follow—will take place.
Dr. Justin Wymer has joined the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga as an assistant professor of poetry and creative writing, filling a big hole left by his predecessor, Dr. Richard Jackson.
Paul Zachos can thank COVID-19 for his horror novel, “The Dark South.” He can thank “The Dark South” for his master’s degree in creative writing.
Jared Steiman, a 2020 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga graduate who now works as a GEAR UP program coordinator in the UTC Center for Community Career Education, became the second UTC alum in recent weeks to be awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. He will be traveling to Mexico in the fall to assist in teaching English while representing the U.S. as a cultural ambassador.
She chose UTC because she wanted the experience of something new, but Monterica Neil stuck around because she found a culture of support and knowledge in her English program.