Sean graduated from Yale University with a degree in American Studies. After teaching in Oklahoma City at Odyssey Leadership Academy, he went on to earn his MFA in Poetry at Boston University.
Matthew attended Emory University, where he majored in English and Creative Writing and won several student film awards. He is currently completing a degree in acting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow.
Helen graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University with a dual degree in International/Global Studies and French/Francophone Studies, as well as a minor in East Asian Studies. After working in Shanghai, China for 5 years, she returned to Massachusetts to pursue her Masters of Education in Human Development and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Nathan is a lecturer in The Writing Seminars, the creative writing program at Johns Hopkins University. He earned his MFA at Hopkins, and also attended Emory University in Atlanta, majoring in English literature and creative writing and graduating summa cum laude.
Roland is an award-winning author and illustrator. His biography of Arthur Ransome won a Jerwood Award from the Royal Society of Literature and the HW Fischer Prize from the Biographer’s Club. His illustrations for Lev Grossman’s best-selling Magicians trilogy were published in the New Yorker. Roland is currently writing and illustrating a series of novels for children.
Udodiri is a PhD Candidate in History of Science at Harvard University; she previously earned a BA in the same field at Harvard College. Her honors thesis on the biomedicalization of Civil Rights Protest in the 1960s and 1970s received the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize.
Sarah graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude with an Honors English degree from Bates. After taking her Fulbright Scholarship to teach ESL in the Czech Republic, she began her Masters of Arts in Teaching at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.
Wyatt holds an AB from Kenyon College and an MA from NYU, both in English. He's currently a PhD student in Harvard's English department.
Emily is a PhD candidate at Columbia University in Religious Studies. She teaches Western and East Asian philosophy classes at SUNY Purchase, where she earned her BA in philosophy.
Jonathan earned his BA in History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He then completed an MA in the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago, before beginning a PhD in History at UC Berkley.
Alice studied English Literature at Wellesley College and graduated cum laude with honors. Currently, Alice is studying at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, specializing in Teaching and Curriculum. She's conducting her practicum at Arlington High School, where she teaches 9th grade English.
Grey received his BA in English from Reed College, and his MA in French and his PhD in History from Yale. His dissertation, published in French in 2018 and under contract in English with Verso Books, examines the military coup that returned General Charles de Gaulle to power.
Charlie earned a BA in Political and Social Thought and English from UVA. Next, he earned his master's degrees in English and in History of Science, Medicine, and Technology at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. He is now a PhD candidate in English Literature at Harvard.
Bill is the bestselling author of seven books. His undergrad degree is from the University of Chicago and his doctorate from Johns Hopkins. History and biography are his fields, but he's helped improve both student and adult writing for twenty years across a wide range of subjects.
DM graduated with honors from the University of Chicago, and completed a Master's degree at Yale University in the Department of Political Science, where they studied the rise of mass incarceration in the US. They have also worked as an academic researcher on books, textbooks, and TV shows.
After graduating magna cum laude from Barnard College, Columbia University with a degree in History, Rebecca served as a Teach for America corps member. She earned a Master's in Education at Fordham University before attending NYU School of Law. She is currently a civil rights attorney in New York.
Julia graduated summa cum laude from Wellesley College with a BA in Philosophy and Comparative Lit, and earned an MA in Theological Studies from Harvard. She is now a Religion PhD candidate at Harvard and a historian.
Tim holds an MA, MPhil, and PhD in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. He earned his Bachelor's in English and Classical Languages from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Naama holds a BA in Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations from Harvard (magna cum laude), an MPhil from Oxford in Oriental Studies and an MFA in Acting from DePaul. She has over three decades of tutoring experience.
Raksit earned his BA in Linguistics at Yale (Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude), and is now a PhD candidate at UC Berkeley. His research focuses on understanding language change by carrying out experiments using laboratory techniques.
Sophia holds a BA in English (Williams College) and an MS in Education from Johns Hopkins. After serving as a Princeton in Asia Fellow, she taught English in Baltimore Public Schools for four years.
Daniel is a PhD candidate in Chinese History at UC Berkeley. He holds a BA in English & French literature and Chinese language (University of Texas), a JD (Yale Law), and an MA in Sinology (University of London).
After graduating from Brown, Jack began working as a journalist in LA. His work has appeared in Newsweek, Salon, Fast Company, and LA Taco, and he won three California Journalism awards in 2021.
Drew holds a BA in Philosophy from the Templeton Honors College at Eastern University (summa cum laude) and a PhD in Philosophy from Boston College, where he is currently a fellow at the Lonergan Institute.
Scott majored in Classics and Spanish at Bates College, where he wrote two theses. After working in several Special Collections libraries, he is now a PhD Candidate in Romance Languages at UPenn.
Adrienne received her English PhD from Harvard University, her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and her BA from Princeton University. She is a nonfiction writer and poet, and teaches in the Writing Program at Princeton University.
Ryohei studied Francophone Literature and Art History at Princeton and Prix du Cercle Franais. After working at the MoMA, he is presently an MA candidate in History at LŐcole des hautes tudes en sciences sociales (EHESS).
Ivy graduated with a BFA in Fine Arts and BAs in Comparative Literature, Anthropology, and French from Cornell University. She's presently a PhD student in Comparative Literature at Harvard.
Ellen majored in English at Williams College and received her PhD in English from Duke University. She teaches American Literature in the History & Literature department at Harvard University.
Josie holds a BA in Economics & Environmental Studies (Amherst College), and received her MD and MPP degrees from Harvard. She is currently a resident physician in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Shira studied Sociology and History at Northwestern University. Currently, she's a PhD candidate at Harvard University, where her research has been nationally recognized by several prestigious foundations.
Natalia received her BA in History from the City College of New York. She went on to earn a Master's of Science in General and Special Childhood Education at the Bank Street College of Education.
Quinn holds a BA in International Affairs and Philosophy (Butler), was a member of the Peace Corps, and earned an MA in South Asian Studies (UW-Seattle). He is now a Religion PhD candidate (Columbia) and Fulbright-Nehru Scholar.
Emily graduated from Yale, where she majored in English and was a varsity athlete. She then worked for a technology startup and a human rights nonprofit before pursuing her MD at Columbia University.
Musa earned her PhD from Columbia University in Early Modern English Drama. She has taught at Columbia University and Washington University in St. Louis, where she was an Assistant Professor of English.
Bryan graduated magna cum laude from Princeton, where he majored in English and Creative Writing. After teaching for several years, he is now the English Department Chair at a nationally recognized charter school in St. Louis.
Anna graduated from Harvard University with a BA in English and a minor in Linguistics and Language Theory. While at Harvard, she was a curriculum editor for the Mamelodi Initiative in South Africa.
Sam graduated with honors from Middlebury with a BA in English and a minor in Spanish. He went on to work in the film and tech industries for over a decade. Sam now specializes in private academic tutoring and exam prep.
Calvin graduated from Swarthmore with a BA in Biology and minor in Chemistry (Phi Beta Kappa). After conducting research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, he is now applying to MD programs and has been accepted to NYU.
Betty earned her BA in History and Science from Harvard, and holds an MA in History from the Universiy of Chicago, and a PhD in History from Yale. She has been teaching at Phillips Exeter Academy for almost a decade.
Sylvie graduated from Princeton with a BA in English and certificates in Gender & Sexuality Studies, Humanistic Studies, and Latin Literature (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa). She is now a PhD student in English at UC Berkeley.
Julia attended St. John's College in Annapolis, MD where she fell in love with classical languages. She is currently a Linguistics PhD student at Harvard, focusing on the phonology and verbal morphology of ancient Greek.
Shara is an MA student in Jewish Gender and Women's Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She holds a BA in Theatre from Northwestern with minors in Creative Writing and Gender and Sexuality Studies (summa suma laude).
Liz earned an MEd at Dominican University while serving as a member of Teach for America, and earned a BA in International Affairs with a minor in History at George Washington University. She has worked in education for over 10 years.
Amanda is the Religion Department chair of a private school in the Boston area. She holds a BA in Religious Studies (University of Michigan) and an EdM in Mind, Brain, and Education (Harvard Graduate School of Education).
Alix graduated from Brown with a BA in Performing Arts. After spending almost a decade in Canada, she moved to New York for an MFA in Playwriting at Columbia University. Her award-winning plays have been produced all over the world.
Miles holds a BA in English and Creative Writing (University of San Diego) and an MFA in Creative Writing (UC Irvine). He has taught courses in rhetoric and composition, research and argument, fiction writing and literary journalism.
Shelly graduated from UPenn with a BSE in Bioengineering and a minor in Chemistry (summa cum laude). Currently, she is pursuing an MD/MSCR (Master's in Clinical Research) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Max is a PhD Candidate in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard. Previously, he earned his BA in Film & & Media Studies from Johns Hopkins (Phi Beta Kappa), completed his MSt at Oxford in Film Aesthetics, and worked as a film editor.
Zach is a PhD candidate in Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, where he majored in Comparative Literature.
Jordan is a PhD student in English and American Literature at Boston University, whe she also earned her BA in English. Prior to graduate school, she worked as a faculty assistant at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Max earned his BA in Literature at Yale, his MPhil in Modern Languages (French, German) at Oxford, and his MPhil in Classics at Cambridge. He is now a freelance cultural critic for publications in the US and UK.
Emily earned her PhD, MPhil, and MA in Theatre and Performance from Columbia University, and her BA in Theatre and Philosophy from Williams College. She is now a consultant at the Columbia Writing Center.
Cassie is a Master's in Divinity candidate at Harvard Divinity School. She earned her JD from University of Florida, and earned her BA in Art History and Spanish Literature from Willaims College.
Tess earned her BA in International Relations and Education from Tufts University. After graduation, she taught in Madrid, Spain on Fulbright, and went on to earn her MA in Special Education at CUNY.
Keating earned his BA in Classics (Columbia), as well as his MA and PhD in Classical Philology (Harvard). He is a nine-time winner of Harvard's Certificate of Distinction in Teaching.
Tess graduated from Yale with a BA in English and Philosophy (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kapp). She received a Master's in Post-1900 English Literature from Oxford, and is currently a PhD student in English at Harvard.
Sarah majored in English at Dartmouth, where she graduated as Valedictorian and won the Stanley Prize in English. She is currently a Rhodes Scholar and PhD student in English at Oxford.
Annabel graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton with a BA in English. She recently completed an MA in Philosophy & Literature at University College Dublin as a George J. Mitchell Scholar.
Lucina earned her BA in English from Princeton. After college, she completed Princeton's Teacher Preparation Program, earned her CEAS certificate, and received a Fulbright to teach at the University of Limpopo, South Africa.
Kristen is a PhD student in English at Princeton, and was recently awarded the nationally-competitive Beinecke Scholarship. She earned her BA in English with distinction in Sociology from Colby College (honors, salutatorian).
Lauren is a published poet and English tutor. She earned her Master's in Creative Writing at Oxford and her BA in English at Amherst, where she was a Davis Scholar.
Mariam currently teaches at UCLA in English and Comparative Literature, after earning her PhD there. She's also a Fiction MFA student at Columbia. She earned her BA in Comp Lit from Princeton (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and MSt in Islamic Art and Archaeology, with distinction, from Oxford.
Daniel is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and author of 5 books of literary nonfiction. He holds an MFA in Fiction (Columbia University), and has taught at Saint Ann's School, Columbia University, and elsewhere.
David holds a BA in English (Bates College) and MA in Teaching (Simmons College). He has been a freelance writer for 15 years and an English teacher for nearly 5 years.
Elizabeth graduated magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in Psychological and Brain Sciences and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies. She is an MSW Candidate in Clinical, Mental Health at Boston College.
Alice is a medical student in the Health Sciences and Technology program at Harvard Medical School. She earned her BS in Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford.
Chang is an MD/PhD student at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He earned his BA in English Literature and Biochemistry at Columbia University, where he was a John Jay Scholar and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
Archana is originally from Cupertino, California but spent most of her childhood in Hyderabad and Delhi, where she grew up speaking English, Telugu, and Hindi. She attended Cornell University, where she majored in Neurobiology and Behavior and graduated ...
Janet holds a BA in Art History and English (Wellesley), an MA in Art History (Glasgow) and an MA in Management (Harvard). She is now the Senior Assistant Registrar at the Harvard Art Museums within Collections Management.
Samuel earned his BA with honors in English at UC Berkeley. Now, he is a PhD candidate in English at Harvard University, writing about nationalism, cultural history, and literature.
Madeleine holds a BA in Social Studies (Harvard) and a PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (U Chicago). She is currently writing a book about Ottomanism in nineteenth-century political thought.
Becca holds a BA in Philosophy from Dartmouth (summa cum laude) and an MPhil in the History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Cambridge. She is currently finishing her PhD in Philosophy at Harvard.
Sara is a poet, educator, and scholar. She holds a BA in English (Wesleyan) and an MFA in Poetry (Iowa Writers' Workshop). She is currently working on her PhD in English at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Kannan holds a BA in the History of Science (University of Chicago, Phi Beta Kappa) and an MFA in Fiction (Iowa Writers' Workshop). His stories have been published in the LA Times, the LA Review of Books, and Racquet.
Kristen earned her PhD in Epidemiology at Harvard, where she is currently a postdoc research associate. She holds an MPH in Epidemiology (Emory) and a BS in Chemistry with focus in Biochemistry (UNC Chapel Hill).
Emma earned her BA in English from Sarah Lawrence and her MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She has worked as a writing teacher, editor, and agent, and is now a freelance editor based in California.
Ash earned a BA in Social Studies (Harvard), an MPhil in Intellectual History and Political Thought (University of Cambridge), and a JD (Yale). He is currently a PhD candidate in Political Science at Columbia University.
After Erin graduated with a BA in Environmental Studies (University of Michigan), she received a Fulbright to teach English in Rwanda. She went on to earn an MA in Teaching (Mt. Holyoke), and currently teaches 3rd grade.
Evander is a Residential Tutor at Harvard. He holds a PhD in American Studies (Harvard) and a BA in Art History and English (Vassar). Previously, he worked at the New Bedford Whaling Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Tony holds a BA in Literature (Harvard) and a JD/PhD in Comparative Literature (Harvard). He has been a lecturer at Tufts, taught courses at Harvard, and served as a tutor on Harvard's Comparative Literature Tutorial Board.
Ellen is an MD/PhD student at Harvard Medical School, where she conducts research on the dysregulation of cell death in cancer. She earned her Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry at Caltech.
Allison recieved an MPhil in Modern Eastern Studies from University of Oxford and graduated from Williams College with a BA in Arabic Studies. Currently, she is a Center for Arabic Study Abroad Fellow.
Anne was a double major in Linguistics and French at Wellesley, and earned an MA from Middlebury School in France. She is now a PhD student in French at Harvard, and specializes in 20th and 21st century French and Francophone Lit.
Catherine is a NASA Graduate Fellow and PhD student in Wildlife Ecology at the University of Washington in Seattle. She holds a BA in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from Princeton.
John earned his BA in Literature from Harvard (magna cum laude), and his PhD in Philosophy from Princeton. After teaching at several major universities in the US and abroad, John is now pursuing his MSW at Simmons University.
Jon earned a BA in English at George Washington and a PhD in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Since 2009, he has taught literature, history, and writing at Pierrepont School in Westport, Connecticut.
Aubrey holds a BA in French & International Studies (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), an MS in TESOL (Fordham), and an MA, MPhil, and PhD in French Literature with a Certificate of Achievement in French Studies (NYU) .
Shelby holds a Master's in American Studies (Oxford) and an MFA in Fiction (UC Irvine). His stories have been published in places such as Vice News and GOOD Magazine, primarily about climate change and the environment.
Dilyn earned a BA in English with a minor in Spanish and Studio Art from NYU. After teaching in Mexico City as a Fulbright Scholar, she earned her JD at Harvard Law. She is currently clerking for the Colorado Supreme Court.
Logan is an MD/PhD at Harvard. Prior to med school, she spent two years in affordable construction through AmeriCorps, and earned her BA in Child Development at Duke (Truman Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa).
Amelia is an Italian Studies PhD at Harvard. Her dissertation focuses on the philosophy of the singing voice in the Italian Renaissance. She holds a BA in Italian and History from Middlebury College (summa cum laude).
Emma majored in Religious Studies at Yale. She is currently a PhD candidate in English and Comparative Lit at Columbia University, where she studies poetry and the history of the English literary tradition back to the Middle Ages.
Evan is a novelist, essayist, and educator. He holds an MFA in Fiction (Iowa Writers' Workshop) and BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Evergreen State College). Currently, he teaches at Pierrepont School in Westport, Connecticut.
Benjamin graduated summa cum laude from the NYU Gallatin School. He taught English at his alma mater, Phillips Academy Andover where he coached cross country and served on the advisory board for the Brace Center for Gender Studies.
Andrew is earning his MA in Middle Eastern Studies at Tel Aviv University on a Fulbright Scholarship. He earned his BA in History from Columbia University (cum laude), where he received the Natalie Shawn Fellowship.
Parker is a PhD student in Anthropology at Harvard. Prior to graduate school, he attended Bard College for Anthropology and Literature, and was then a Fulbright-Garca Robles Scholar in Mexico.
Molly is a JD student at Harvard Law. Previously, she studied History, Literature, and Social Anthropology as an undergrad at Harvard and helped develop educational materials for teaching negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Blythe graduated with a BA in Sociology from Dartmouth, where she was a Mellon Mays Fellow and won the national Beinecke scholarship. She is currently a Sociology & Social Policy PhD candidate and Ashford Fellow at Harvard University.