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Jan 21, 2022

Submit Your Poems to the 2022 NC State Poetry Contest

Calling all poets! The 2022 NC State Poetry Contest is now accepting entries. 

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Jan 13, 2022

Wolfpack Writers: Joseph Millar

We caught up with Joseph Millar, a professor of the practice in NC State’s MFA in Creative Writing program, to learn about his new poetry collection "Dark Harvest." 

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Dec 9, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Sarah Grunder Ruiz

We caught up with English alumna and lecturer Sarah Grunder Ruiz to learn more about her new book "Love, Lists and Fancy Ships." 

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Nov 29, 2021

Study of African American Language Wins Prestigious Linguistics Award

A research team led by William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor Walt Wolfram has been honored for its unprecedented research on how language changes during the first 20 years of life. 

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Nov 10, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Mary Ruth Barnes

We caught up with English alumna Mary Ruth Barnes to learn more about her historical fiction novel "Little Bird." 

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Nov 8, 2021

Clare Jordan Named 2021 Distinguished Alumna

For 28 years, Clare Jordan has been working with nonprofits and sharing the joy of generosity, earning her special recognition for alumni of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

A red plan rests on a notepad.

Sep 8, 2021

Submit Your Stories to the 2021 NC State Fiction Contest

The NC State Fiction Contest is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South. 

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Jul 6, 2021

Entrepreneur Kaitlin Fritz Reimagines How Children Experience Arts, Culture

NC State alumna Kaitlin Fritz discusses starting a business, creating virtual reality educational games, being named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 Europe and more. 

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Jun 9, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Threa Almontaser

We caught up with English alumna Threa Almontaser to learn more about her first manuscript "The Wild Fox of Yemen." 

cover of "Lord the One You Love is Sick"

Mar 4, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Kasey Thornton

We caught up with English alumna Kasey Thornton to learn more about her debut novel "Lord the One You Love is Sick."