Consultants K-Z


Spencer’s hometown is Pecan Hill, Texas, He went to Southwestern University and earned his degree in English. Currently, he is working toward earning his MFA in Creative Writing (Nonfiction). He currently teaches ENG 101 and has previously worked as a writing consultant at Debby Ellis Writing Center at Southwestern University and as a tutor at Texas State University Writing Center. He enjoys working with all of the papers--especially the papers that don't exist yet. Spencer is also interested in creative nonfiction, immersion memoir/journalism, travel writing, dystopian fiction (i.e. Current Events), technical communication, and digital rhetoric. Interesting facts: he is a first-generation college grad, former Pell grant recipient, and grad student. Also, squirrels. Seriously, he worships squirrels:


Tamar is originally from San Diego, California and earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Southern Oregon University. She is currently pursuing an M.A. degree in English at UNLV. Her research interests include: Folklore, Inklings studies, feminist theory, mythology, spiritual texts, and Gothic literature. A former workplace trainer and assistant manager, Tamar is looking forward to working with all kinds of writers at the UNLV Writing Center. Tamar believes that passion is essential to writing, and she says, “I love listening to people discuss what they're passionate about, so if you enjoy your topic I will too!” Tamar is also double-jointed in her thumbs, can drive a stick shift, and is a self-professed shoe snob.


Tim is a writer of fictions and poems with experience as a writing consultant all the way back to his undergraduate program. He has worked in multiple writing centers over a period of six years. He has taught courses in composition, business writing, and creative writing. It might seem weird, but his favorite writing projects to work with are resumes. They are just endlessly fascinating to him. Regardless, he enjoys working all types of writers on all types of writing.


Vicki is originally from Posen, Illinois and is currently working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology here at UNLV. Vicki enjoys reading Romantic literature; especially first and second generation romantic poets; Existentialist literature; Contemporary Postmodern poetry and fiction; and poetry. She has a wide variety of hobbies including playing video games, writing poetry, and attending rock concerts and pop culture conventions. She says she probably (too frequently) has a Watsky song playing in her head.