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January 10, 2019

Carolyn Dekker nominated for The Pushcart Prize for essay, “October Pomegranates”

Creative Nonfiction may be new to Dr. Carolyn Dekker, Assistant Professor of English, but you’d never know it based on her piece, “October Pomegranates.” The college essay, which was recently nominated for The Pushcart Prize, focuses on what it’s like to live in the north country and the contrast between living life and teaching literature here at Finlandia University.

“I felt a little like I was leading a double life when I first moved up here,” said Dekker. [...]

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