Monica Wang is enrolled in the dual degree M.A. English/M.F.A. Creative Writing program here at Chapman. She graduated from Emory University in 2009 with a B.A. in English and Creative Writing. Monica is proficient in several genres of writing including fiction, screenwriting, essays, and research papers. She has recently taken up archery in her spare time.
Megan McMurtrey is in her first semester of the MFA Creative Writing Program here at Chapman. She graduated this past spring from Loyola Marymount University with a BA in English and Journalism Certificate. While at LMU, Megan served for three years as an A&E staff writer for the campus paper, Los Angeles Loyolan. She has also served as a mentor for the non-profit literacy program, Young Storytellers Foundation, as well as a volunteer English tutor at Dominguez High School in Compton, California. Megan is proficient in MLA format, as well as several genres of writing including essays, research papers, critical analysis, fiction, and journalistic articles.
Adam Martinez is a dual-degree candidate for the MA English/MFA Creative Writing program here at Chapman University. He graduated from the University of California, Riverside in 2008, with a BA in English. He served as a K-12 tutor for a non-profit organization, specializing in English and Language Arts, for two years prior to entering graduate school. He is also a content-editor and contributor to Los Angeles-based quarterly, culture magazine, LA Raw.
Mason Stoddard is in his first semester of the MFA Screenwriting Program at Chapman University. He graduated from BYU - Idaho with a BA in English and philosophy in 2012. He has varied writing experiences, including feature films, short stories, research essays, philosophical arguments, and literary analysis. He taught English as a second language in Estonia for two years.
Rae Roberts is a currently pursuing a B.F.A. in Creative Writing with a minor in Psychology at Chapman University. With respect to writing, Rae has experience across the spectrum of genre, though her primary interest is in screenwriting. Rae has worked as a TA in the Sociology department at Chapman. She is a member of the international English honor society, Sigma Tau Delta, and is a junior executive of Chapman’s creative writing club, Timeless Musings of Chapman. Rae is proficient in MLA, APA, and ASA formatting. She recently completed her first screenplay.
Nicole Connolly is pursuing a BFA in Creative Writing and also has an interest in the publishing business. She is currently lead editor of Sapere Aude and a contributing editor for the fantasy magazine Tavern’s Vault. She has familiarity with MLA and Manuscript formatting and isn’t a stranger to APA. She’d love to look over your creative piece, research paper, or essay, and has personal experience in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Ashley Boyles is working towards her M.A. in English Literature from Chapman University. In 2011 she graduated from San Diego State with a B.A. in English and a Minor in Classics. While at SDSU, Ashley was the Vice President of Sigma Tau Delta, an International English Honors Society and also played French Horn for twelve years, performing with the award winning SDSU Wind Symphony and Orchestra. Some of Ashley’s favorite classes are Dystopian Literature, Technosexualities, and Epic and the Novel. Ashley is most interested in studying Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American Literature from 1920 to present, a genre she spent much time researching and writing about in her undergraduate career. Ashley’s focus as a tutor is to become a resource both for writing and research for young minds so they grow to be accustomed to analytical writing. Ashley hopes to one day develop further and pursue her PhD in Literature so she can teach at a four-year institution.