Mollie Connelly-MacNeill graduated summa cum laude from ASU with both a BA and an MA in English. During grad school, she worked in Hayden Library's Special Collections department to create a collection of 62 rare manuscripts from the 17th-20th century artists and writers. This collection can be found in ASU's Digital Repository here. She has returned to the Department of English as of July 2016 to work as an Academic Success Specialist. Her interests include research, gaming, women and gender studies, horror, fiber arts and reading everything from Beowulf to Bacigalupi.