Angela Raper

Teaching Assistant Professor
OCB G309


Angela Raper holds a B.A. degree with a double major in English and History, an MA in English, and an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction). She joined the English faculty in August 1994. She writes primarily Southern contemporary and historical fiction. Her work has been published in such places as Chaleur, Remington Review, Owl Hollow Press, Footnote: A Literary Journal of History, Curating Alexandria, and the Broken Plate.


  • B.A. East Carolina University
  • M.A. East Carolina University
  • M.F.A. Converse College

Research Interests

  • Creative Writing
  • Pop culture

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 3850: Introduction to Fiction Writing
  • ENGL 3420: The Short Story
  • ENGL 3300: Women and Literature
  • ENGL 2815: Introduction to Creative Writing
  • ENGL 2201: Writing about the Disciplines
  • ENGL 2200: Major American Writers
  • ENGL 2100: Major British Writers
  • ENGL 2000: Interpreting Literature
  • ENGL 1100: Foundations of College Writing
  • ENGL 1000: Appreciating Literature

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Raper, Angela. “Furiosa.” When the World Stopped, edited by Emma Nelson and Hannah Smith, Owl Hollow Press, October 2020, p. 150-155. Print.
  • Raper, Angela. “The Rum Barrel.” Footnote: A Literary Journal of History No. 4, August 2020, p. 72-79. Print.
  • Raper, Angela. “Seventeen Things I Need from the Store.” K’in Literary Journal, June 2020. Web.
  • Raper, Angela. “The Murder of Crows.” Cabinet of Curiosities, edited by Emma Nelson and Hannah Smith, Owl Hollow Press, October 2019. Print.
  • Raper, Angela. “Biscuits.” The Broken Plate, 2019, p. 47–54. Print.


  • 2020 Bertie Fearing Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2020 Campus Living Honored Instructor


Curriculum Vitae