Cara Cotter '10
Cara Cotter '10 grew up in East Aurora and attended Nardin Academy in Buffalo. At Canisius she was a contributor, staff member, and in her senior year, one of three editors-in-chief of Quadrangle 2010. She graduated summa cum laude with majors in English, History, and Art History and minors in Creative Writing and Classics. Her all-college honors thesis, a study of Internet fan fiction and the future of publishing, received the Kristin M. Brady Award, awarded annually to the student who’s written the best thesis that year. Cara also received the Leslie C. Warren Award for Academic Excellence in English and the Gerald Murray Award for Excellence in Creative Writing. Currently, she’s pursuing an MFA in fiction writing at the University of New Orleans, where she works as a graduate teaching assistant and as a staff member of the literary magazine Bayou.