Graduate Assistant Role: Tutor and Webmaster at the Writing Center
Accomplishments, Publications: Learning to write CSS and HTML over the summer, most recent publication in 2010 issue of Threshold
Favorite Author or Genre of Writing: poetry, but my favorite author is Milan Kundera
Plans for the school year: continuing to pursue publication in various fields of study and finishing my degree in June
Jessica earned her B.A. from Illinois Wesleyan University where she majored in English-writing (specializing in poetry) and minored in History. She enjoys cooking and plans to open a diner upon retirement. Until that time, Jessica hopes to work in web-based PR or marketing and possibly, after a hiatus from school, pursue an M.F.A. or doctoral degree in English.
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