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 in Community Psychology, UW Bothell

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

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

"Ever since I first turned the last page of Hop on Pop I have been seen with a book in my hand..."


Travis.jpgTravis Sharp
Major: MFA Creative Writing and Poetics
BA in 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..."

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..."


Janelle Davis
Major: Master of Arts in Cultural Studies

"For all my love of writing, my main focus remains public speaking..."


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

Major: Community Psychology

"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..."


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

"Writing is a lot like barfing..."