Melissa Marr, 1994 Full-time novelist.
a memory or two about years in the department.
I'll go with a short list rather than a detailed memory: my first lit course where Dr. Wissolik took a few brief pages
of HEART OF DARKNESS and seemingly unraveled the universe; poetry readings on & off campus; my first opera(organized by
the wonderful Dr. Leiner); department get-togethers that Dr.Snyder hosted; and Dr. Tranquilla's brilliant Victorians course.