About Us

Kim Sharp, MFA
Interim Director
"It’s a privilege to foster a collaborative and energizing space where students hone their writing and communication skills and processes in the peer-to-peer setting. I enjoy extending our reach outside the walls of the Center and employing creative methods to expand upon the rich and diverse set of services we provide..."

Click here to view Erik's profileErik Echols
 "My strengths as a consultant include thesis focus, writing structure,  close reading and literature reviews. I offer my patience, and organizational skills, as well as years of experience..."


Lead Peer Consultants

Gwyn Boyer
Major: School Psychology Educational Specialist
BA: Community Psychology, UW Bothell

"I feel that the writing process can be similar to how I learned cursive writing..."

Laura Burgher
MFA: Creative Writing and Poetics
BA: Anthropology, Minor in English/Writing

"I earnestly believe that writing, and more importantly, the thinking behind writing, can change the world..."

Travis.jpgTravis Sharp
MFA: Creative Writing and Poetics
BA: English and Drama, Athens State University

"For years as a student writing was simply there, a thing to be done, like taking out the trash or microwaving leftovers..."


Peer Consultants

Anthony.jpgAnthony Johnson
Major: MFA Creative Writing and Poetics
BA: English, Creative Writing Concentration

"For me, writing isn’t much of a choice..."

Ayva.jpgAyva Thomas
Major: Community Psychology

"As I went through middle school I noticed that all of my English teachers provided me with contradictory information about writing..."

Corbin Bugni
Major: MFA Creative Writing and Poetics
BA: Culture, Literature, and the Arts

"I began writing around age 13 when I realized language was a form of music..."

Evan Gilbert
Major: Law, Economics, and Public Policy

"In writing, in throwing my thoughts on the page, the stars begin to align..."

Henri Broussard
Major: Society, Ethics, and Human Behavior

"To me, the only way to fail in writing is to not write at all..."

Jack Ramirez

"I write in a manner that is as unconventional as I am..."



Janelle Davis
MA: Cultural Studies

"There is nothing more invigorating than feeling the shape of a story or argument take form in my hands..."


Kathleen Sundet

"By far the thing that I enjoy most about writing is finding an idea and shaping it so that others can understand me and where I am coming from..."


Click her to view Katie's profileKatie Knutson
Major: Business Administration

"I didn’t come into college thinking that I was a fabulous writer..."

Kristoffer Warren
Major: Business Administration

"I have always viewed writing as a way for us to share our imagination with one another, turning intangible thoughts into visual works..."

Kyle Piper
Major: Society, Ethics, and Human Behavior

"The English language is terrifying. I've been around it since the day I was born..."


Melissa Robinson
BA: Society, Ethics, and Human Behavior

"We each have our own unique backgrounds and ideas, and because of this we can all learn from one another..."

Michelle.jpgMichelle Fessler
Major: Media and Communication Studies
Minor: Creative Writing

"Growing up, my love of reading turned into a curiosity about writing..."

NaKenge Adisa
Major: Global Studies

"I work at the WaCC because I believe that having the right resources can help you accomplish seemingly daunting tasks..."

Navee Kaur
Majors: Biology and Chemistry

"you can always come back and edit a messy and scrambled paper; but it can be hard to remember a lost thought..."

tracy.jpgTracy Gregory
Major: MFA Creative Writing and Poetics
BA: English with an emphasis in Creative Writing

"Writing is a lot like barfing..."