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Melissa Howsam

English, 1999
English, 1999


Occupation: writer/editor at news & observer, triangle.com and dc magazine

Graduated with a double major in 1999 before coming back to NCSU in 2001 to complete a Master's in English, during which I served as a TA. After grad school, I taught writing courses at NCSU, Peace, then at DePaul in Chicago, where I lived from 2007-2009. After Chicago, I decided to pursue my dream to write, moved to DC and got a job as a writer/copy editor at DC magazine. After a year in the District, I returned home to Raleigh, where I still work for DC magazine telecommute,in addition to working as a correspondent for News and Observer and its sister site triangle.com.
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