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Class of 2024: Katherine Wyrick Pursues Her Passion for Literature

Katherine Wyrick in cap and gown and holding T.S. Eliot book

On Friday, May 3, the UNC Greensboro class of 2024 will cross the commencement stage at the Greensboro Coliseum. Among this year’s graduates is English major Katherine Wyrick, a literature enthusiast with an exciting future.

Wyrick’s passion for literature and history will take her first to Florence, Italy — then Oxford, England — and finally, to a fully-funded master’s program in English at Wake Forest University.

Digital Fiction Jam

On May 11th, come join UNCG’s first ever Digital Fiction Jam, where you can share your very own interactive narrative video game that you’ll create!

UNCG Author Diane Oliver, Rediscovered After 60 Years

Hands holding copy of book by Diane Oliver, "Neighbors and Other Short Stories"

Only four stories were published in her lifetime. She died nearly six decades ago, two years after graduation from UNC Greensboro. But alumna Diane Oliver ’64 is now getting the acclaim few writers achieve.

The first collection of her short stories, “Neighbors and Other Stories,” has been published this month by the literary press Grove Atlantic.

English Club Open Mic Night


Join the student English Club for an open mic night in the EUC! Come share your writing and enjoy the work of your creative peers.

Michael Parker: The Last Lecture

Michael Parker headshot

Our “Last Lecture” series returns with UNCG Professor Emeritus Michael Parker, author of eight novels and three collections of stories. Parker has received the North Carolina Award for Literature, the Thomas Wolfe Prize, and three O.Henry Awards, among many other honors; for nearly thirty years, he taught in the MFA … Continued