Alumni News and Notes

Cristy (Woehling) Beemer is a tenured Associate Professor in Composition Studies at University of New Hampshire and will serve as Director of Composition beginning in Fall 2018.

Lee Conell is a visiting writer at Sewanee University. Her story collection, Subcortical (Johns Hopkins, 2017), received The Story Prize Spotlight Award.

Jennifer Gutman is finishing her first year of the joint Ph.D. program in English Literature and Comparative Media Analysis and Practice at Vanderbilt University. She completed her MA in English at SUNY New Paltz in 2011, where she also taught for several years. She is currently at work on a thesis that explores digital storytelling and posthuman embodiment in Jennifer Egan’s Twitter story “Black Box,” and she will attend the Institute for World Literature at the University of Tokyo this summer. 

Stefan Spezio lives in Astoria, Queens, and is the Director of the Campus Writing Center at Queensborough College, CUNY. He is the co-chair of the CUNY Writing Center Council and a member of the Northeast Writing Center Association’s steering committee. Stefan is also, as of January, a proud father!


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