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Readers of erotic fan fiction get lost in a world of their own

Readers of erotic fan fiction get lost in a world of their own

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor

February 13, 2020

College students across the country are making these dreams a reality by taking the reigns of their favorite media and writing their own works, called fan fiction.

Pitt alum publishes serialized email novel

Pitt alum publishes serialized email novel

By Sarah Morris / Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

With a growing number of people flocking to Kindles and iPads for reading, publishing novels online seems to be the modern— and eco-friendly — option for contemporary literature. Adam Dove, who graduated from Pitt in 2014 with a degree in fiction writing, decided to tap into this trend and releas...

Public and professional writing program major-ly expands

Public and professional writing program major-ly expands

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2017

Jonathan Frye knew he wanted to write when he came to Pitt, but he also wanted to leave with skills to find a job. “I always wanted to be an English major, but the ones at Pitt seemed to be more education or storytelling focused,” he said. “I didn’t see how I could apply that to the career I want...

Creative careers demand inventive and versatile portfolios

By Michael Bichler / For The Pitt News

February 6, 2015

For some job seekers, simply attaching a resumé and cover letter won’t cut it.In order to get any job in an art or writing profession, a portfolio sampling your best work is a must to display your accomplishments in your college career. However, deciding what you put in a portfolio can be as important as the...

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