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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.

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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.

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Summer’s hottest books

From a riveting account of World War I to the uplifting story of Martha Mason (’60), alumni professors share their favorite can’t-put-down summer books.

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Lynne Flood’s (’82) animal tales

You can learn a lot about life from animals, says veterinarian Lynne M. Flood (’82).

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Writing For Life

In early March, 15 first-year students entered a maximum-security prison in Columbia, S.C., to sit side by side with inmates convicted of murder, robbery and drug-related offenses. They traveled from Wake Forest to discuss crime, punishment and George Orwell’s 1931 essay, “A Hanging.” Why did they visit? In part, to become better writers. Whether through […]

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Flash Fiction

We at Wake Forest Magazine know students encounter professors on Reynolda Campus daily who have a sense of fun and strike us as quick to embrace a creative challenge. We wondered: Would some of those scholars be willing to participate in a flash fiction exercise by writing a very, very short story? The answer? Game […]