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Zeta Spotlight: Tom Garback


Name: Tom Garback / @tcgarback

Pronouns: he/him/his

Major: WLP - Publishing Concentration

Pledge class: Fall 2019

What made you decide to join Zeta?

To expand the boundaries of my Emerson presence.


What are you involved in on campus besides Zeta?

Wilde Press (Co-Pres), Achoired Taste, SGA: WLP Senator, RA, WLP Department Assistant, WARC Peer Consultant, and previously held positions on 8 of our on-campus publications.


How has Zeta helped you professionally and personally?

Networking skills, confidence in my assets / trust-building, commitment to embracing a moment or more each day.


What are three professional goals/aspirations you have?

-to land an internship at a publishing house this summer

-to, as a graduate student, work for a writing-based organization, such as GrubStreet

-to have a published novel within 5 years after graduating with an MA

What is a piece of advice you would give to your freshman self?

Overloading your plate will actually not be so bad, so do not doubt your efforts.

What is an organization you'd like to highlight and bring attention to or a cause you're passionate about?

We Need Diverse Books.

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