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Friday, November 2, 2007

Where are they now?

Every now and then we like to give a shout out to those who have been doing the extraordinary. This posts theme has to do with English study and travel.

Matt & Ellie Neinow
are taking the year traveling the globe. Currently they are in New Zealand Wwooofing - working on organic farms. Next their travels will take them to South America, and after that? Where ever the wind takes them.

On top of that Matt was featured in the June issue of Canoe & Kayak magazine. He recently had his poem “Six Ways of Looking at the Moon,” selected by Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Natasha Trethewey, for inclusion in the Best New Poets 2007 anthology. And if that's not enough his manuscript, Two Sides Of The Same Thing won this year’s Copperdome Chapbook Contest from Southeast Missouri State University Press and is also getting published.

Erik "Linus" Brandt and his family, Hanna, Eloise and Henry, are in Budapest, Hungary while he completes a Fullbright Teacher Exchange, teaching high school English for a year.

Zoe Schirmer has been living in Greece teaching English since September 2006. Zoe reports she is thoroughly enjoying herself and wishes everyone well.

Carolyn Herman in grad school at the University of Hyderabad in India studying Indo-Anglian Literature.

You or someone you know doing something amazing? Let us know! We would love to hear about it.

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