Creative Writing Careers, Internships and Education 


New York Times Bestselling Author —Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give and On the Come Up

Fulbright Scholar and Professor of English —Addie Leak, University of Jordan (Amman, Jordan)

Publishing Assistant —Emily Polson, Simon and Schuster (New York City)

Literary Agent —Emily Polson, David Black Literary Agency (Brooklyn, NY)

Novelist —Ashlee Davidson, Once More Unto the Breech (pseudonym, Meghan Holloway)

Public Relations Specialist and Documentary Filmmaker —Sarah Christine Bolton, Children of the Wall

Web Content Developer, Communications Specialist —Corinn McCauley, Webstaurant Store and MP&F Strategic Communications

Communications Specialist —Kalisse Evert, Greenville, South Carolina, County Government Office

Book Production Editor —Nicole Hall, Mascot Books

University Press Marketing Coordinator —Kristine Weaver, University Press of Mississippi

Teachers of English as a Second Language —Seraphine Lin and Minchun Park

English Language Teacher —Emily Polson, Meddeas Language Assistants (Spain)

English Language Teacher —Lea Coker, Comunidad de Madrid (Spain)

Loan Officer —Lea Coker, Vermont Federal Credit Union

Advanced Communications Instructor for the Blind —Heather Rasmussen, Addie McBryde Center for the Blind

Librarian, Archivist —Rebecca Yantis, Andrew Hedglin

Public Health Administrator —Catherine Karlak

Advertising Copywriter —David Rahaim

Copywriter —Terez Turner, Versa Creative, Houston, TX

College Admission Counselor —Caitlin Dunn, Nicole Hall

Teach for America —Sarah Duberowski

Elementary-, Middle-, and High-School Teachers —Peter Davis, Sarah Duberowski,

College Professors — Rex Bradshaw, Lindsay Gill, Jacob Rowan, Trianne Harabedian, and Adie Kleckner

Independent Booksellers —Andrew Hedglin, Adie Kleckner, Mirriam Meeks, Trianne Harabedian

Teacher, Actor, and Fight Choreographer —Anna Kurtz

Energy Analyst —Hannah Goldman, Vert Energy Group



Americans for Prosperity —Olivia Lamm

Certifiable Studios Board Games —Westley Hartfield

The Cirlot Agency —Corrinn McCauley

Crisis Pregnancy Center —Olivia Lamm

First Presbyterian Church of Pascagoula, MS —Jenna Kahley

Lemuria Bookstore —Adie Kleckner, Trianne Harabedian, Andrew Hedglin

Madison County Journal —Emily Polson

Mississippi Arts Commission —Martha Wingfield

Mississippi Center for Public Policy —Olivia Lamm

Mississippi Department of Archives —Alex Crowson

Mississippi Governor’s Office —Kalisse Evert

Online Optimism Marketing Agency, New Orleans —Corrinn McCauley

Parents and Kids Magazine —Micki Brushwood

Premier Bride Magazine —Corrinn McCauley

University Press of Mississippi —Arthur Acton, Emily Polson, Kristine Weaver, Kristin Boes


Graduate Schools and Study Abroad

American University of Paris —Corrinn McCauley, Terez Turner

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (England)—Anna Kurtz

Columbia University Publishing Course —Emily Polson

Fairfield University —Seraphine Lin

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art —Anna Kurtz

Louisiana State University —Rebecca Yantis

Queens University of Belfast —Trianne Harabedian, Emily Polson

Queens University of Charlotte —David Grimes

Reinhardt University —Hannah Goldman

San Francisco State University —Trianne Harabedian

Savannah College of Art and Design —Mirriam Meeks

Seattle Pacific University —Addie Kleckner

Seoul Women's University —Martha Wingfield, Christina Gustin

University of Florida —Hannah Mae Whiteman

University of Iowa —Addie Leak

University of North Carolina, Greensboro —Timothy Smith

University of Saint Andrews (Scotland)—Lindsay Gill

University of Southern Mississippi —Minchun Park, Andrew Hedglin

University of Surrey (England)—April Kruppenbach

Vermont School of Fine Arts —Christina Gustin