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Holly Hagman

English Teacher

Holly Hagman is a teacher and writer from a small town in New Jersey. She received her BA in creative writing and her MAT in secondary education from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is also currently pursuing her MFA in creative nonfiction at Fairfield University where she is an assistant editor for Brevity and the nonfiction section editor for Causeway Lit. Her love of literature has led her to teach creative writing and mythology, and her determination to help students learn is reflected in her work as a language arts and mathematics academic interventionist. Her other work can be viewed or is forthcoming in the The Citron Review, The Nightingale, and the Brevity blog. 


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