Student Showcase

Portrait of Rex BoneRex Bone
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Creative Writing
Year: Senior

Tell us about yourself!
Rex is a Senior in the College studying Computer Science and searching for its intersection with the humanities. He enjoys poetry, essay, and pushing boundaries.


Portrait of Alexandra BrunjesAlexandra Brunjes
Major: Neurobiology
Minor: Creative Writing & French
Year: Senior

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


Portrait of Aluwet (Lula) DengAluwet Deng
Major: Finance & International Political Economy and Business
Minor: Creative Writing and Entrepreneurship
Year: Junior

Tell us about yourself!
Aluwet (Lula) Deng is a young woman from South Sudan who uses writing to empower and heal others. She has been writing since she was seven years old. Coming to Georgetown from Salt Lake City has been a monumental change in her life. Adventure and self-discovery are among the journeys she has embarked on while being at Georgetown. Apart from being a writer, she also enjoys entrepreneurship and leading a Christian life aimed at empowering young women.


Portrait of Carmen FendtCarmen Fendt
Major: Chinese
Minor: Creative Writing
Year: Senior

Tell us about yourself!
Carmen is a Senior 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.


Portrait of Katya SchwenkKatya Schwenk
Major: Government & Arabic
Minor: Creative Writing
Year: Senior

Tell us about yourself!
Katya is a Senior, 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.


Portrait of William ShanahanWilliam Shanahan
Major: Finance
Minor: Creative Writing & Economics
Year: Junior

Tell us about yourself!
Will is a Junior from Rochester, New York in the McDonough School of Business. On campus, he is the Sports Editor of The Georgetown Voice, Treasurer of Georgetown Ballers, and on the Honor Council and men's club rugby team. Will has three younger brothers and enjoys playing golf, supporting the Buffalo Bills and Sabres, and reading in his spare time. He is interested in sports journalism and also enjoys writing historical non-fiction, mini-biographies, and satirical pieces.


Portrait of Alicia TacoronteAlicia Tacoronte
Major: Business
Minor: Creative Writing & Environmental Studies
Year: Senior

Tell us about yourself!
Alicia is a Senior 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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