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Alex is from Elkhorn, NE. She earned her B.A. in English from Northwest Missouri State University. While there, she also spent three years working in their writing center. She has tutored a variety of subjects, and taught English in Cheongju, South Korea. She is interested in Northern Renaissance Literature such as Erasmus’ “Praise of Folly” and Thomas More’s Utopia. Alex enjoys, “watching old musicals, camping in the summer, going to small town rodeos, and reading (of course).”


Alice is a graduate of Gonzaga University where she studied English Writing. Originally from Port Angeles, Washington, she has come to UNLV to study poetry in the M.F.A. program and teach ENG 101. Prior to working as a writing consultant and instructor, Alice tutored at Spokane Falls Community College. In her free time she enjoys painting and playing music.  


Angelo is from Metro Detroit and graduated from Columbia College Chicago where he received a B.A. in creative writing–poetry with a Teaching Artist minor. Currently, he is pursuing his M.F.A. in poetry and teaching ENG 101. He is interested in modernist poetry, Black Mountain College, letter writing, postmodernist philosophy, pedagogy, and experimental poetics. In his spare time, Angelo enjoys painting, landscaping/gardening, walking, and making collages. He has a cactus named Ziggy.


Antonie is from Las Vegas, NV and received his BA in English from UNLV. He is currently earning his MFA with a focus on poetry. He is willing to work with any type of paper, and has experience tutoring and prepping students for the ACT and SAT exams. Antonie is currently teaching ENG 101, and has taught social sciences and mathematics in the past. In the scope of English, Antonie says, “I enjoy how words appear on the page and how words visually synapse into other words. I appreciate how English spreads its nuances across academia's board which leaves space to enjoy the abstract and the facts.”


Ariana is from West Grove, PA and received her B.A. in English from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. As a consultant, she likes working with all kinds of papers. She has experience teaching ENG 101 & 102 and is currently an M.F.A. candidate in creative writing. She grew up with horses, so she loves all things equestrian. She also enjoys reading poetry & fiction, making lists, and hiking.


Ashly comes to UNLV from Deer Park, New York.  She is currently an undergraduate student in the College of Liberal Arts studying English and Gender and Sexuality Studies. She has done tutoring for Math and English, and joins the Writing Center this fall. Her favorite writers include Jane Austen, e e cummings, and David Levithan. Ashly is also a reproductive justice activist. She enjoys working with writers on research papers as well as literature reviews.


Brianne is from Kansas City, MO.  She holds an A.A. in Secondary Education, a B.A. in Liberal Arts and is currently studying towards an M.A in English at UNLV. Brianne also has a Culinary Degree.  Her reading interests include the Romantics, as well as linguistics. She likes to work with writers on papers related to Literature, Psychology, and creative projects.


Carrieann is a UNLV alumna who majored in English and film. Currently, she is an M.F.A. studying creative writing and teaching ENG 102. She is interested in the American short story as well as surrealism. Her other interests include film, writing, going to museums, and Russian formalism.


Claire comes to UNLV from Macon, Georgia.  She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Georgia in English (Medieval Literature), and was also on the varsity rowing team.  Clair is currently working toward an M.F.A. in Poetry.  She has previously worked as a private English tutor in Italy. She enjoys poetry and film, being a fan of Fellini and Tarkovsky.  Clair is happy to work with writers on all kinds of writing.


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Daynee is from Cochabamba, Bolivia.  She completed her undergraduate degree in English from George Mason University, and is working towards an M.F.A. in Creative Writing at UNLV. Daynee has taught English in Korea, and also worked at the Faison School for Autism in Virginia. Her interests within English studies include creative writing, fiction, essays, and journalism. Additionally, Daynee has a background in radio broadcasting and audio production/ engineering, and has worked as a disk jockey. She enjoys working with writers on personal essays, personal statements, and writing that leans towards the creative.


Dylan comes from Mill Valley California in the Bay Area.  He graduated from Grinnell College with a degree in Anthropology and is currently pursuing an M.F.A. in Creative Writing at UNLV. He has taught and tutored grade school students.  Dylan has also worked as a grant writer for a non-profit in Austin, TX. He enjoys working with writers on Cultural Anthropology papers and modern literature papers, as well as grant, research, and scholarship proposals.


Emily is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She earned her BA in English from UNLV and is currently working on her MA in Literature. Emily is a fan of Medieval Literature, Victorian novels, and most things by J.R.R. Tolkien. She considers herself a “suffering New York Mets fan and an even longer suffering New Orleans Saints fan.” She has worked with animals for the last seven years and has two “annoyingly cute dogs” of her own.


Francis is an UNLV alumna, earning his B.A. in English with a Creative Writing emphasis. He is currently pursuing his M.A. in English Literature. He enjoys fiction short story and novels, poetry, and film. He writes both academic essays and fiction. His literary interests have gravitated towards feminist and queer theory as well as Early Modern and 19th century British literature. His fiction and film interests tend towards fantasy and science fiction, especially themes of magic, artificial intelligence, and chaos theory. 


Funke is from Lagos, Nigeria. She earned her B.A. in chemistry/education as well as a master's in managerial psychology. She is currently earning her M.F.A. in creative writing and has taught ENG 101 & 102.


Gabrielle is an undergraduate studying Journalism & Media Studies. She moved to Las Vegas from Monument, Colorado, and is loving her college experience so far. She has always had a passion for English, especially grammar and mechanics. She began working at the Writing Center in the fall of 2016 and has found from this experience as a Writing Consultant that she works well with others, and collaborates with writers until a solution is found to their concerns. Argumentative essays are her strong suit because she can easily help writers to formulate thesis statements. She is outgoing and energetic, and is looking forward to the next four years at UNLV. 


Greg is from nearby Henderson, NV. He spent his undergrad at UNLV, where he earned a degree in anthropology. Now, Greg is pursuing his M.A. in Literature and teaching ENG 101. He is interested in Victorian and early 19th-century American & British fiction. Greg also enjoys Japanese media and video games.


Born in San Diego, California, Jennifer is currently a Liberal Arts major at UNLV. She is majoring in History and English with a minor in Business Administration. Her interests in literature are broad, ranging from 12th century poetry, to Renaissance, 18th century Romantic, and Celtic.  In her free time, Jennifer enjoys reading, music, and Netflix.  She is also interested in genealogy. Jennifer has spent years giving feedback to friends on their papers, and especially likes to work with writers on research papers.


Jesse is originally from St. George, UT. He earned his B.S. in English at Dixie State University and  is a graduate of UNLV’s Master of Arts program with a focus in American literature. He has been a Writing Center consultant for almost three years, and enjoys working on all types of papers. Jesse is in the throes of preparing applications for PhD programs where he would like to continue his work on the publication practices of authors, and how these practices influence the formation of their books. In his free time, Jesse enjoys reading comics and graphic novels, and discussing them on his newly formed podcast, “comics obscura,” with his friend and fellow UNLV graduate student Tim Buchanan.