Tracie Fellers, Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Guilford College, teaches journalism, African American literature and creative nonfiction at Guilford, and serves as adviser to The Guilfordian, the College’s student newspaper. She has taught at Guilford since 2018 and also taught at the College as a Visiting Writing Instructor in 2007-2008.
Tracie is an educator, writer and editor who started her career writing for daily newspapers in North Carolina and Virginia, including the Charlotte Observer, the Roanoke (Va.) Times, the Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.) and the News and Record (Greensboro, N.C.). Her nonfiction recently has been published in Our State and Walter magazines, and her fiction appears in All the Songs We Sing, a 2020 anthology of work by members of the Carolina African American Writers’ Collective, published by Blair, a Durham-based nonprofit press.
A Durham native, Tracie earned a B.S. from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, IL, an M.A. in English with a concentration in creative writing from N.C. State, and an MFA in creative writing/fiction from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her research interests include journalism, creative writing, African American literature, Southern literature, music and cultural studies.