Department of English

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Claxton edits Dorothy Allison book

The English department’s Mae Miller Claxton has edited a collection of interviews with the acclaimed author of the groundbreaking 1992 novel “Bastard Out of Carolina.”
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WCU student body president wins Eve Carson Award

WCU’s new student body president, Alecia Lorann Page, was recently elected to a leadership position with the University of North Carolina Association of Student Governments and she also was chosen to receive one of that organization’s highest honors.
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Carter wins poetry prize

Catherine Carter, associate professor of English at Western Carolina University, has earned second place in the 2012 Williams Matthews Poetry Prize from the editors of the Asheville Poetry Review.