Creative Writing: Film and media studies, environmental studies, ecopoetry, queer poetry, queer studies, gender and identity studies.
Eli Vandegrift is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in GMU's Creative Writing Program. They graduated George Mason University in 2020 with a BA in English and concentrations in Cultural Studies and Creative Writing. They have interned with various literary organizations including the Folger Shakespeare Library and Coffee House Press, and have served as a reader for Okay Donkey Press. They participated in the Berlin Writers Workshop over the summer of 2022, and are currently working on a collection of poems responding to German expressionist horror film. They are also the Poetry Editor for GMU's intersectional feminist magazine, So To Speak.