Laurel Snyder thought she had her future mapped out before she started at UTC. She was going to be a poet. She had always been a poet. But she also harbored a secret love for children’s books. After graduating from UTC with a degree in humanities, Snyder decided to turn her secret passion into her job. She’s now a published author of more than a dozen books, many written for children.
An interesting conversation with a local man, a visit to a national park and thoughts on Black History Month are a few of the things on the mind of UTC English professor James Arnett during his time in Zimbabwe.
Unexpected, unconventional, unorthodox are some of the words used to describe a new publication from the graduate program of UTC’s English department. Titled Catalpa the publication was inspired by online and print magazines like Bitter Southerner, Oxford American and Orion.