Caleb Bouchard is a first-year fiction student in Georgia College's M.F.A. program and hails from the north metro Atlanta area, where he received his B.A. in English at Kennesaw State University (KSU). As a Writing Center Consultant, he looks forward to helping students with personal essays and guiding them through the academic writing process. Before moving to Milledgeville, he worked in the Sturgis Library on the campus of KSU. In addition to writing, he loves talking about social media and libraries.
MaryBeth Cooper is a first-year M.F.A. fiction student and Writing Center Consultant. She is originally from the Augusta (GA) area but received her B.S. in Cinema and Photography at Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY. She enjoys both reading and writing academic literature, especially firm analyses, and takes pride in working with students to further develop and enrich their academic writing skills. Additionally, she is eager to help students with personal essays and reflective writing, offering an objective perspective. Outside of the Writing Center, she can generally be found cuddling cats and listening to The Beatles.
Sophia DiCarlo is a senior undergraduate student who is majoring in English literature and minoring in both Mathematics and Sociology. She will graduate in December of 2018, and plans to go into the education field. She is particularly passionate about how literature can be in conversation with contemporary social issues, as well as helping students navigate the writing process to hopefully create pieces they are proud of and have learned something from. Sophia originally grew up in Oregon and misses all the mountains and pleasant lack of humidity. She loves being friendly and helpful so feel free to wave to her on campus or field a non-writing-related question or two after a session!
Nic Green is a first-year M.F.A. student (fiction). He serves in a leadership capacity in the Writing Center. As an undergraduate, he worked as a Supplemental Instructor for English, Quantitative Reasoning, and Anthropology at Coastal College of Georgia. This interdisciplinary approach to tutoring and learning facilitation informs his consulting strategy, which is to approach problems from multiple angles. Nic enjoys the work of Kurt Vonnegut, Charles W. Chesnutt, The Rolling Stones, Big Daddy Kane, and Stephen King. He is a humanist, and he wants to help you.
Charlotte Lauer is a first-year M.F.A. creative nonfiction student. She is originally from Johns Creek, GA and received a double B.A. degree in English (Creative Writing) and Spanish from GC in 2017. In her year away from Milledgeville, Charlotte lived in Brunswick, where she worked on her writing projects. Charlotte worked as a Writing Center Consultant at the freshman dorms as an undergraduate, and she enjoys discussing all aspects of writing, especially personal narratives. Charlotte also has experience writing papers in Spanish and would love to assist Spanish-speaking students with English papers, and vice versa. When Charlotte is not in the Writing Center, she is most likely reading and writing in Blackbird Coffee or working as a hostess at Longhorn Steakhouse.
Olivia Martin is a senior undergraduate student majoring in English literature and minoring in French. She is especially interested in ecofeminism, so if you’re looking for someone to chat about nature, women, and books with, this is your girl. This is Olivia’s second year working as a peer tutor, and she is looking forward to another semester helping students feel proud of the excellent work they do in and out of class. When she is not on campus, Olivia loves reading, spending time with family and friends, and wondering why she still hasn’t received her Hogwarts letter.
Dalton Monk is from West Virginia, where he earned his B.A. from Marshall University (Go Herd). When he isn't writing, he might be seen laughing or reading or unapologetically talking about his favorite books and movies. His goal as a Writing Center Consultant is to guide students through this weird thing we call the English language and to help students feel confident about their writing. He feels right at home when discussing papers that deal with literature, psychology, and business-related subjects. He will not be offended if, after the session is over, you ask him about one or all of these things: pets, contemporary literature, the hit show The Office, and the almighty Purdue Owl, which he continues to use.
Shereka Poole is an English Creative Writing major at Georgia College. She will graduate with her B.A. in December 2018. She assists students to help them with checking in and making appointments. Shereka enjoys reading works by authors like Cormac McCarthy, Khaled Hosseini, Tayari Jones, and Daniel Woodrell. She also has a love for writing fiction and hopes to become a published author in the future.
Daniel Vinson is a senior political science major, with a concentration in pre-law. He will be graduating in May 2019, with plans to attend law school and later enter the arena of criminal defense. Though he wishes to argue for a living, he is kind and considerate when it comes to tutoring. This is his second year working in the Writing Center and he tutored Capital Punishment and Philosophy for Cohort 3 of the 2018 Bridge Program. Daniel has engaged in journalism, creative fiction, poetry, screenplay, and basic prose-based writing throughout his time in college. He is appreciative of a well-crafted sentence and works tirelessly to help anyone say what they are trying to say and sound eloquent while doing so.