Student Showcase

Here at Coastal, we believe your hard work, creativity, and dedication deserve to be showcased.

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CCCC Storytelling Showcase

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." - Maya Angelou

The CCCC Storytelling Showcase promotes the art of storytelling and highlights the amazing work done by students as they prepare to enter college-transfer courses. The event takes place every spring in in the Student Center and is open to the public. Keep an eye on Coastal's website and social media feeds for details about the next Storytelling Showcase.

Please contact Dr. Davonna Thomas for more information:
910-938-6222 or

New River Anthology

The New River Anthology is Coastal's literary magazine that showcases the writing and artwork of currently enrolled students. Its purpose is to publish the work of talented students by providing them with the opportunity to share their creativity and gain community-wide recognition. Each volume has a new committee of student editors who work alongside English faculty members selecting pieces, editing drafts, and organizing the fall anthology reading.

Anthology Co-Chairs

Breanna Lowe - co-chair
Instructor, English

Holly Adcock - co-chair
Instructor, English

Submit your work

The New River Anthology is currently accepting submissions for the 2023 volume.

Submission Coversheet

Other Student Work