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Class of 2023: Dana Broadus, Writer, Explorer and Scholar

Dana Broadus

Growing up in the small town of Clayton, North Carolina, Dana Broadus was already dreaming of exploring faraway places and writing the stories of the characters she met there. But she had no idea how her world would expand once she became a Spartan.

By the time Broadus was considering college, she had already published a book.

Matthew Fiander and Ross White Fiction and Poetry Reading

2 book covers: A novel, "Ringing in Your Ears" by Matthew Fiander and another, "Charm Offensive" by Ross White.

Join the Greensboro literary community for an evening of debut fiction and poetry! Alum Matthew Fiander (MFA ’07) will read from his first novel, Ringing In Your Ears (Mint Hill Books). Ross White, director of Bull City Press, will read from his new poetry collection, Charm Offensive (Sexton Poetry Prize … Continued

UNCG students win trip to Japan

Two female students smile for camera

Two UNC Greensboro students have been invited to participate in the Japanese government’s KAKEHASHI Project, a prestigious exchange program intended to promote friendship and mutual understanding between the people of Japan, the U.S., and Canada. Chloé Neunsinger and Samantha Sherwood were selected based on their superior performances in the Greensboro … Continued

UNCG novelist wins Townsend Prize for Fiction

Xhenet Aliu and the cover of her book, Brass

When Xhenet Aliu, a UNC Greensboro professor of creative writing, published her 2018 novel “Brass,” it quickly garnered attention in the New York Times, New Yorker, O: The Oprah Magazine, and more. She won the Georgia Author of the Year prize in the “first novel” category. Bestselling authors like Celeste Ng … Continued