Student Showcase

Alexandra Brunjes

Portrait of Alexandra Brunjes

Major: Neurobiology
Minor: Creative Writing & French
Year: Junior

Tell us about yourself!
Alexandra is a Neurobiology major and Creative Writing and French minor. A Junior in the College, she's pursuing a minor in fiction because she hopes to be a novelist in the future, regardless of her profession.


Carmen Fendt

Portrait of Carmen FendtMajor: Chinese
Minor: Creative Writing
Year: Junior

Tell us about yourself!
Carmen is a Junior at Georgetown majoring in Chinese and minoring in Creative Writing. Her interests include imagining what deep space habitats would look like, creating stories that lie at the intersection of sci-fi and fantasy, and writing inclusive YA fiction. Her interests mostly lie in novel writing, but she has been known to write compelling and evocative short stories and poems with no plot whatsoever.


Clare Foley

Portrait of Clare FoleyMajor: English
Minor: History & Creative Writing
Year: Senior

Tell us about yourself!
Clare is a Senior at Georgetown majoring in English and minoring in History and Creative Writing. She wrote a (terrible) book during her senior year of high school, and hopes to write and publish better works in the future. She is currently working on her senior thesis project: a creative adaptation of Hamlet, set in modern-day New York and told only through social media posts.


Katya Schwenk

Portrait of Katya Schwenk

Major: Government & Arabic
Minor: Creative Writing
Year: Junior

Tell us about yourself!
Katya is a Junior, studying Government and Arabic in addition to Creative Writing. She's focusing on longform journalism, but writes a lot of poetry and short fiction. On campus, she's a news editor for the Georgetown Voice and has a radio show with WGTB -- off campus, she's usually hiking or taking photos around D.C. Presently she's studying abroad in Rabat, Morocco.


Alicia Tacoronte

Portrait of Alicia Tacoronte

Major: Business
Minor: Creative Writing & Environmental Studies
Year: Junior

Tell us about yourself!
Alicia is a Junior in the Business School. She is majoring in Management and double minoring in Creative Writing and Environmental Studies. She currently has her heart set on a job that allows her to marry her love for group dynamics with creative sustainable solutions to business problems. Alicia has always loved to write poetry and is currently reaching out into more lengthy pieces. Shown are a selection of poems along with the first page of a possible novel.


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