Humans of the English Department–Interviews with Faculty and Students

Abroad, Bath, and Beyond: Your Semester in England Awaits

By Melanie Jennings   Advanced Studies in England (ASE) is a multifaceted study abroad program that offers endless opportunities for intellectual and personal growth.  Located in the heart of Bath, a beautiful Georgian city glazed in history and adventure, a student will find themselves wandering the streets with a smile cemented on their face.  …

Professor Joan Houlihan Releases Fifth Book of Poetry

We at the English Department are always impressed with the phenomenal work of our faculty and staff, and love to learn everything we can about what they do. This month, our esteemed Creative Writing instructor Joan Houlihan has published her fifth book of poetry, entitled Shadow Feast, available here. I took a minute to talk…

Creative Writing Minor Kaiomi Inniss Will Intern at Pulse Magazine

Kaiomi Inniss (’19), a newly-declared Creative Writing minor, has recently landed a journalism internship at Worcester’s Pulse magazine, starting in February. She will be contributing to the arts and culture section of Pulse, covering events, such as exhibitions at art galleries around the city. “English has been my favorite subject since my childhood,” she recalled.…

Rose Wine: Winner of the Blog-Naming Contest!

Rose Wine ’20; is 19 years old and from Calaveras County (think of Mark Twain’s “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”) in northern California. She recently won our blog-naming contest with the title “The Next Chapter,” Rose was one of many contestants to enter, and we are so happy to present her winner’s interview! Are you an…

Thoughts From an English Major: Bruno Lieto

Bruno Lieto is a junior English major and editor for Clark Writes, an English Department blog for writing. He hopes to teach kindergarten or elementary school when he graduates. What can you tell me about yourself? Bruno comes from East Haven Connecticut, a small town split into three subsections: Momauguin, Foxon, and The Center. In…