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Jan G. Hensley. Photo by Mark Wagoner

A rare collector

Jan Hensley’s (’64) book collection offers a snapshot of 20th century North Carolina literature.


Gooey butter cake and more

Ryan Nusbickel (’96) leaves TV career behind to write children’s books.

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@War: The battlefield of the future

Shane Harris (’98) explores America’s newest battlefield, cyberspace, in his new book.

Sue Fulkerson O'Connor (from left), Judy Palmer Newsoroff, Kay Overman Ferrell and Mary Martin Pickard Niepold

Didn’t skip a beat

Four Class of ’63 friends stage a Broadway reunion and answer their own question: What makes Wake Forest special?

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Pete Daniel (’61) shapes Southern history

Author Pete Daniel (’61, MA ’62) chronicles the South’s transformation.

Richard DiPatri says he worked his way up from the bottom in the film industry.

Finding his joy, at last

After a long journey, filmmaker Richard DiPatri (’93) is where he wanted to be — sitting in the producer’s chair.


Second verse for ‘Poetry Man’ Dave Johnson (’90)

Dave Johnson’s (’90) innovative work as poet-in-residence for the New York City Probation Office is featured in the New York Daily News.

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Dave Johnson (’90): Poetry for probation

Playwright and teacher Dave Johnson (’90) holds an unlikely appointment as Poet-in-Residence for the New York City Probation Office.

Paul Garber with his children, Sean and Delaney, and his wife, Desiree.

For fathers after 40

“I try to chronicle the big picture and not just the risks,” says Paul Garber (’86), who blogs about older parenting.

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The weight of mercy

“I was lied to, stolen from, screamed at and spit upon,” says Deb Richardson-Moore (’76), minister to the homeless.